Ephraim Asili Film/Video Co-Chair
Ephraim Asili is a Filmmaker, Artist, Educator whose work often focuses on the African diaspora as a cultural force. His films have screened in festivals and venues all over the world, including the New York Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, The Berlinale, and the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Asili's 2020 feature debut The Inheritance premiered at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival, was recently acquired by the Whitney Museum of American Art of its permanent collection and is currently in distribution with Grasshopper Films. In 2021 Ephraim Asili was named a 2021 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation recipient. Professor Asili is director of The Department of Film & Electronic Art at Bard college and serves as co-chair of the film program for The Milton Avery School of the Arts.