Lizette London is a proud New York native and Black feminist scholar artivist, filmmaker and community organizer. In 2017, she earned her BA in Comparative Women’s Studies from Spelman College where she co-produced her first documentary short chronicling a community’s response to gentrification in the historic Westside district of Atlanta, Georgia. Her student film “Rooted” became an official student selection of the 2017 Bronze Lens Film Festival. Lizette continued her research in Black Feminist Visual Arts and Cultural Studies at New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study, earning her MA in May of 2020.
Aside from her studies, Lizette worked as a Graduate Film Teaching Assistant at NYU under the tutelage of Filmmaker Spike Lee and renowned Black Photography historian and scholar Deborah Willis. In 2020, she began her passion project, The Lavandula Project, an artist's resource garden and community collective that centers the artistic and intellectual traditions of Black women feminist thinkers, filmmakers, photographers, and creative writers.
Most recently, Lizette finished her first major production with Spike Lee as a researcher and Director's Assistant on the HBO Documentary Epicenters 9/11-2021 1/2. Currently, Lizette is located in Atlanta, GA, and works as a producer and in arts programming.