Carrie Hawks

Carrie Hawks, director, writer, animator (pronouns: they/them/theirs)

Carrie Hawks harnesses the magic of animation to tell stories. The artist has been seriously committed to visual art ever since holding a crayon. They have exhibited art in New York, Atlanta, Kansas City, Toronto, and Tokyo.
Their first film, DELILAH, won the Best Experimental Award at the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival (2012). Their films have screened at BlackStar Film Festival (Philadelphia), CinemAfrica (Stockholm, Sweden), and MIX Queer Experimental Film Festival (New York). The Jerome Foundation gave generous funding to black enuf*.

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Carrie Hawks
2016, 23 min., Color, US
A queer oddball seeks approval from Black peers despite a serious lack of hip-hop credentials and a family that ‘talks white’. Carrie Hawks' quest for a Black Card (undeniable acceptance of my racial identity) takes them from Missouri, to New York, and halfway around the world.

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