Featuring: Cheryl Fabio, Jackie Wright and Lyntoria Newton


Ashara Ekundayo Gallery is hosting the Black Women in Film Mixer & Panel in conjunction with the Oakland International Film Festival on Wed. April 4th!

Join us for this free event with filmmakers Lyntoria Newton, Cheryl Fabio, and Jackie Wright sharing insight on Black Women in Film moderated by Kristina TheNamastina Williams.


Jackie Wright

Jackie Wright is president of Wright Enterprises, a full service public relations firm serving the corporate, non-profit and government sectors. A seasoned media and public relations professional, Wright has 20 years of media experience, including more than a decade...

Lyntoria Newton

Lyntoria Newton is graduate of the Documentary Film and Video MFA program at Stanford University. Many of her films have centered on the narratives of women and girls. She recently completed a her M.F.A. thesis film Hey Little Black Girl, which explores the...

Cheryl Fabio

Cheryl has been working in documentary film since 1976. She attended Fisk University, (BA/Sociology/Photography); then Stanford/Communications/Documentary Film program. Then freelancing when eventually she became a producer/director bringing many projects...

Ashara Ekundayo Gallery

Wednesday, April 4th @ 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Ashara Ekundayo Gallery (AEG) is an arts exhibition and events venue located in the Uptown/KONO Arts District in Oakland, CA that exclusively showcases the archival, contemporary art, and new media works of Black women of the African Diaspora, and artistic creations made in collaboration with Black women.