Artist Statement

Faren's work explores resistance methods by people of color. Ever-intrigued by ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances; her work looks at how subjects operate through subversive means. The inherent need for freedom and how it manifests as resistance is strung throughout all of her subject matter.


Faren Humes is a writer & director from Miami, Florida.  Her work has garnered broad acclaim including a Director’s Guild of America Award and an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences College Television Award.  In 2016 she received the Sundance Institute’s Knight Foundation Fellowship and was named one of Miami’s Top 100 Creatives by Miami New Times.  She is a Film Independent 2018 Project Involve Fellow. Her work concerns the transcendent experiences of black folk.



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