Samantha Knowles ('12) is a New York based filmmaker. Her most recent film, a short documentary titled WHY DO YOU HAVE BLACK DOLLS? won the Spirit Award at the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival, earned a City Council Citation from the City Council of New York, won the Audience Choice Award at the Women, Action, & the Media (WAM!) Film Festival, and has been an official selection in multiple film festivals. She has directed and produced several short form documentaries and videos in the past and currently freelances in New York.