Dr Shelley Barry

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Dr. Shelley Barry is a multi-award winning filmmaker whose experimental works have garnered numerous awards globally. Shelley’s accolades include two SAFTA awards and several international awards including the Zonta award for Best female filmmaker in international competition at the International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen. Her films have been acquired by prestigious institutions such as New York University and Princeton University. Currently teaching film at the University of Johannesburg, Shelley is an influential voice in contemporary cinema, with an emphasis on advocacy for diversity and inclusion on and behind the screen.



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