Meet the Filmmakers: Giselle Bonilla and Brianna Mims ("TriKE")
Giselle Bonilla graduated with Honors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Film & Television Production. Her thesis ﬁlm, “Virgencita,” received the Adrienne Shelly Grant, Panavision New Filmmakers Grant, and won the Horizon Award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. In 2020, she was selected as a Sundance Ignite x Adobe Fellow and a Deutsche Bank Frieze Filmmaking Fellow.
Brianna Mims is an artist, abolitionist, and facilitator from Jacksonville, Florida based in Los Angeles, CA. She has trained and performed in many different dance forms for several years. Her work, which spans across the disciplines of fashion, dance, advocacy, facilitation, curation, and direction, is rooted in self and cultural explorations, healing, and shifting culture alongside policy to create sustainable change.