Thursday, October 21, 2010

Meet Gwendolyn Oxenham


Gwendolyn Oxenham's first screening will be hosted by the Tupelo Film Commission Thursday, October 21, 2010 at 6:30 PM. Gwendolyn is the director of Pelada.

Gwendolyn Oxenham received her M.F.A in Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame, where she won the Nicholas Sparks Prize. A 2004 graduate of Duke University's programs in English and Documentary Studies, she directed Essence Game and DWS, two short films centered on identity in sports. At sixteen, Oxenham was the youngest Division I athlete in the history of the NCAA. A Duke captain, she made two All-ACC teams. She also played professionally for Santos FC in Brazil in 2005.