Meet the Team

Our small team of five bring heritage from 2 continents, 4 countries, 5 cities, and 8 ethnicities. But at the end of the day we are all Black, Femme and proud.
FOUNDER

Nia Hampton

Nia is a multidisciplinary artist and who has consistently found community with black femme filmmakers in her travels around the world. During her first solo art show “Drapetomania; The Strong Urge to Escape” Nia created and hosted the first Black Femme Supremacy Film Festival as a means to hold space for black femme filmmakers from all over the world. As an international freelance journalist by trade who has written for sites like DAZED, VICE, Paste Magazine, LA Weekly and the Village Voice, Nia hopes that the festival will travel and meet black femme filmmakers where they are, wherever that may be.
PROGRAMMER

Samah Ali

Samah Ali is a producer and film programmer dedicated to changing the face of media and bringing everyone along for the ride. She co-founded Sisterhood Media, a production company and streaming platform producing projects on identity and curating a library of films informed by intersectionality. She is also a fierce film aficionado and futurist, considering a future where virtual reality films will change the cinematic experience as we know it. Samah has programmed for TIFF, DOC NYC and Nantucket Film Festival and Screenplay Competition.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Maya Rodgriguez

Maya is a freelance graphic artist and exhibit designer, currently based in San Francisco. A print/web artist by trade, Maya has worked with artists, entrepreneurs, non-profits, corporations, musicians, etc. on visual content that’s original and inspired. She is currently a Graphic Desig Exhibit Designer at Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Alcatraz Island. Her photography, and graphic work has been featured in Miami New Times, AfroPunk.com, Vice, GumRoad, and exhibits in Miami, San Francisco and Bay Area.
DIGITAL OUTREACH

Hilda Adeniji

Hilda is creative and passionate marketer focused on exploring the intersections of social experiences both on- and off-line. United with her interest in digital advertising and combining that with the latest techniques, she is passionate about developing integrated digital strategies that lead to impactful brand experiences. Hilda’s Experience includes serving as independent contractor on various projects and events within the entertainment, music, and technology industries for companies such as Google (Local Guides), International Emmys Awards, SxSW, and New York City Wine & Food Festival.

Director of Development

Somar Nowak

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