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 these characters operate through subversive means. This includes anti-Third Reich activists to North African boy soldiers. The inherent need for freedom and how it manifests as resistance is strung throughout all of her subject matter.

Biography

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 focuses on the ascension and transcendental wellness of black folk as a pushback to oppressive systems.

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