Daresha is an award winning writer, director and producer for film and TV. Daresha made her first film at the age of 16 years old. She casted actor, Isaiah Washington in one of her early narratives film projects. She has been in the industry for over 25 years. We spoke about her journey. Daresha expressed her honor to be gifted to tell such amazing stories such as “Chavela” and “Mama Bears” amongst the many others movies that she has made. She also produced segments on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.
“I believe in the power of film to effect social change and I don’t limit myself to any particular style of genre. I move fluidly between film and television, comedy, drama and documentary in both Spanish an English.” Daresha Kyi