Antony Zokou Silvere
Antony Zokou Silvere (Zadi Zokou) has worked in movies for over 20 years and is trained in both screenwriting and the technical aspects of film and audio-visual production in his own country of Cote d’Ivoire, as well as in Burkina-Faso, Tunisia, France, Canada and Japan. He has written screenplays for several internationally-funded feature-length dramatic films that were screened throughout the West Africa region to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS. Since moving to the US in 2005, Zadi has produced several documentaries, including ELIZA MY SONGBIRD: A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT AUTISM; PRAYING TOWN, a feature-length documentary on the history of Native Americans and enslaved African Americans of Southern New England; and BLACK N BLACK, his 2018 documentary, which examines the relationships between African Americans and African Immigrants to the US. BLACK N BLACK has screened at festivals and universities in the United States and made its international debut in Paris, France in 2019.