Ina Norris the founder of the Kwanzaa film festival in 2017. Wrote, Produce and direct two short films First Fruit, and Last Tango In Harlem, She started the community group NYC Young Producers Project. Her company In A Woman Producers produced several plays in the New York Area. Ms.Norris is a New York Foundation of the Arts Fellow the same year of Lynn Nottage. She also has the record of the Longest running play at Symphony Space off broadway playhouse.