Elizabeth Chege (founding member, 2014 – 2020) trained as an architect and town planner but has long held a passion for film, art and music. She is from Kenya and is currently based in the UK and forging her path as a curator. In 2019, she programme produced “No Direct Flight” which was a global partnership project linking East Africa, the UK and the US supported by the BFI and the British Council. At its heart, the project centre-staged a new generation of global African diaspora makers who are helping to establish a new visual culture and shape popular culture worldwide in film, fashion, music and ideas. The project took place on the 30th anniversary of the internet. For the past 5 years, Liz worked as a freelance film marketing specialist working with a variety of distributors like Netflix, BFI, Modern Films, Aya Films, Thunderbird Releasing and Artifical Eye. She is now the festival director of Africa in Motion Festival.