Director: NOVA CYPRESS BLACK
Film: (dey/dem): a choreo-doc is a short/aspiring feature-length experimental documentary that employs movement-based interviews to illuminate the nearly erased history of non-binary folks of the African diaspora. We been here. We are here. Our pronouns are Black.
Bio: NOVA CYPRESS BLACK (dey/dem/NOVA) writes deir name in all caps as a reminder to take up space as a Black trans gender-expansive lighthouse. NOVA was a Staff Writer on season 3 of Showtime’s The L Word: Generation Q. Dey are a proud alum of the 2021 Outfest Screenwriting Lab & the 2021 Hillman Grad Mentorship Lab. NOVA’s 1 hour sci-fi pilot BLACKSEED made the 2022 GLAAD List. (dey/dem): a choreo-doc, an experimental documentary about non-binary folks of the African diaspora, is NOVA’s directorial debut.