NYWIFT Blog

Meet the New NYWIFT Member: Achiro P. Olwoch

Please join us in welcoming Achiro P. Olwoch to the NYWIFT community! Olwoch is a queer artist in exile from Gulu in Northern Uganda, currently living in New York. She is an award-winning writer, director, and producer with several series and shorts to her name, and is currently writing a novel and two memoirs. Her play The Survival recently had its debut performance at Lincoln Center, produced by the National Queer Theatre. She spoke to us about living in exile, her artistic journey, and her resilience.

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WEEKLY ROUNDUP: OSCAR RECAP, PHYLICIA RASHAD RETURNS TO TELEVISION & NEW RESUME RULES

[getty src=”464287122″ width=”594″ height=”404″] Another award season has ended. Here’s Oscar winners, snubs and what’s next for for everyone. Jamie Lee Curtis interviews Sigourney Weaver on friendship, family and fame. Sony’s hired the most but, where are the female directors at major studios?! Phylicia Rashad will star in For Justice, her first time in the main...

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