About Natasha

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Natasha Ngaiza is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Film and Media Culture at Middlebury College. Her short narrative films have screened at various international festivals and art venues and all center Black mothers as their protagonists . Natasha’s transcontinental experiences raising three multiracial daughters have strengthened her interest in race and identity and continue to inform her work as a filmmaker. She is in early pre-production for her feature film project about bananas, set in her family’s ancestral home in Northwest Tanzania.