KARIS is a writer and director based in Toronto and Cardiff. Her film Afiach (Sick), premiered at the LGBTQ+ Iris Prize Festival; and her documentary short movie Ernest, premiered at the Wales International Documentary Festival. As a screenwriter, she’s created two feature screenplays, supported by BFI and TeleFilm Canada, where one was shortlisted for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. She is a strong advocate for equal representation of women both in front of and behind the camera. She is also the founder of FEM Script Lab, a popular screenwriting lab for women-identifying screenwriters based in Toronto.

Directed by Karis