Cast: Gabrielle Kwarteng
Crew: Producers: Erica Mann, Kareem Blair, Barbara Kaye Friend, Eric Mann – Screenwriters: – Editor: Jessica Palenzuela – Directors of Photography: Mike Cicchetti, Evan Crochet, Louise K. Mambi
STATE OF INDEPENDENCE is an intimate documentary short following DJ Ghanaian-American Gabrielle Kwarteng. With the backdrop of Paris, London, and New York City, the film is a personal look into her beginnings as a music curator and how she is breaking the mold and defining her own life path through her art.
Erica Mann is originally from Pittsburgh and currently living in Brooklyn, NY. She has earned a B.A. in Film Studies and Production from Hofstra University with a concentration in Public Relations. Erica is focused on telling diverse and enriching stories which break the mold.