Ellie Foumbi

Ellie is an award-winning Cameroonian-American filmmaker whose debut film, Our Father, the Devil, went on to win 20 prizes at international film festivals and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award in the Best Feature category. She's a BAFTA Breakthrough USA Fellow and was named one of 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine. Ellie’s stories often explore pressing social-political issues within the African diaspora, aiming to shine a light on marginalized populations whose voices are seldom heard or included. She holds an MFA in Directing from Columbia's School of the Arts.