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Princess Nokia (working title)

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Producers Dan Sickles, Antonio Santini

Synopsis

Princess Nokia follows 26-year-old Destiny Frasqueri as she embarks on the next phase of her multi-faceted career.

About The Team

Orian Barki (Director) is a director and editor from Israel, based in New York who has directed short films for Nowness, I-D, NY Times, Adidas, American Eagle and many more. Her film work includes a film for Dazed about young people effected by sexting and a short film about Princess Nokia for The Fader. She has worked extensively with Destiny, on campaigns for Urban Outfitters, MadeMe, and Vogue. Her short documentary Jordan Casteel Paints Her Community (2017) screened at DOC NYC film festival. She recently directed a short documentary series for Vogue magazine, where each episode tells a bad love story by a female celebrity including Issa Rae and Bria Vinaite. This film will mark Orian’s 3rd collaboration with Princess Nokia.

Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini (Co-Directors & Producers) are the internationally-acclaimed directing duo behind Dina (2017) and Mala Mala (2015). After picking up an Audience Award at the TriBeCa Film Festival in 2014, Mala Mala received rave reviews, with Wesley Morris calling it “one of the richest most emotionally complicated portraits of identity I’ve ever seen.” The duo went on to receive the Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival for Dina, as well as the top prize at the International Documentary Association that same year.

Cinereach engages with film projects through a number of financing, production and support modelsPrincess Nokia is a Cinereach grant-supported film.