College/Film Industry/Race relations
by Akiiki Daisy Kabagarama on July 22, 2020

Divas That Care Network · College/Film Industry/Race relations

Kate Gondwe is a Malawian-American film director. 

With an interest in personal filmmaking and a side passion for photography, music videos and creative direction. 

 Previously a distribution intern at Kino Lorber and an editorial intern for Film at Lincoln Center's Film Comment Magazine. 

She has a love for world and independent cinema. Her shorts have screened at festivals across the world. 

She received recognition for her short documentary "The Puppet Lady" back in 2016 winning TFF Best Student Documentary. 

For three years, Kate served as an EPA programmer (a program sponsored by The Academy)programming a number of student short films for the Tallgrass Film Festival. 

Kate has served as creative director, art director and video director for Index Magazine and assistant photo director for Em Magazine. 

Currently a Junior undergraduate at Emerson College. 

Kate hopes to finish her thesis film in the next year which will enter her into narrative drama. 


Meet The Author

Akiiki Daisy Kabagarama

Education: BA Social Work and Administration--Makerere University, Uganda (1975) Master of Community and Regional Planning (1983) and Ph.D. in Sociology (1988) from Iowa State University Masters of Divinity (2005) and Maters of Theological Studies (2007) from Wesley Theological Seminary Professional Experience: Professor, Pastor, Author of 13 books, TV host of Diversity show on KPTS Channel 8, current host of "A Light from the Nile" on KSUN Radio. Awards: Recipient of many Community Service Awards including: Promotion of International Friendship and Understanding Award by Iowa State University, Empowered Women in Wichita and Warrior Women Special Community,Church and School Presentations: Understanding Africa, Obuntu (Human Essence) Approach to making Peace and Curbing Violence, Drumming, Storytelling and Poetry Workshops