Natalie Jasmine Harris is an award-winning Black queer filmmaker from Silver Spring, Maryland currently based in NYC. Her work is centered around a mission to tell stories that capture coming-of-age experiences and reimagine liberation for marginalized communities. PURE, Natalie's NYU thesis short film, received The Directors Guild of America's Student Film Award and was acquired by HBOMax. She is currently in development on a feature-length version of Pure, which she hopes to become her debut feature. The project was an SFFILM Rainin Screenwriting Grant recipient and was also selected for The Gotham Week Project Market, Outfest's Screenwriting Lab, Film Independent Fast Track, and The WIF x Sundance Financing Intensive. Natalie is a 2023 Film at Lincoln Center Artists Academy participant and was a 2022 Creative Culture Filmmaking Fellow at The Jacob Burns Film Center. Her work has been featured in Teen Vogue, THEM Magazine, Huffington Post, The Cut, NBC, and more. She is currently in post-production on a new short narrative film, GRACE, that reimagines queer Black girlhood in the 1950s and was shot on 16mm film by Tehillah de Castro. She is also working on a short documentary film supported by Traverse32, The Future of Film Is Female, and Outfest.