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2020 Jury Member Announcement: Kelley Kali

Updated: Jul 30

Every week leading up to the official selection announcement and virtual festival presentation, we will be introducing 2020 jury members and films to be viewed for FREE by the artists we love and support in our new PRINDIE Curated Collection. Check back soon for more short films by jury members and 2020 PRINDIE filmmakers!


Without further ado, PRINDIE would like to announce the 2020 jury member participation of the 24th DGA Student Film Award and 45th Student Academy Award director, Kelley Kali!


Kelley Kali

Kelley Kali, a Howard University & USC School of Cinematic Arts Alum has produced and directed award-winning films in Belize, Haiti, China, and locally in the USA. She was fortunate for her film, Lalo’s House, to win the Programmers’ Award at the Oscar-qualifying Pan African Film Festival. Kelley was also featured at the 2018 American Black Film Festival in the Emerging Directors category and is a winner of the 45th Annual Student Academy Award, the Directors Guild of America Student Filmmaker Award, KCET Fine Cut Award and the Shadow and Act Rising Award and the Jury Award at the Diversity in Cannes Showcase sponsored by Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions.


***UPDATED*** Check out Lalo's House!


Check back soon for Kelley's short film Lalo’s House, and don't forget to check out the PRINDIE Film Forum!

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