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Kris Dyson is a writer, filmmaker and teaching artist based in South Florida


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Kris Dyson is a writer, filmmaker and teaching artist based in South Florida.


Kris Dyson, MFA - writer, filmmaker & teaching artist

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Kris Dyson, MFA, is a former Y2K IT Project Manager turned writer, educator and filmmaker. She is the co-producer of "When All That's Left Is Love," a feature length documentary that goes behind closed doors with Alzheimer's caregivers. She co-directed a short documentary, "Driving Lessons," which aired on public television in Durham, NC. The film examines the profound emotional impact of racial profiling during minor traffic stops. Her screenplay, "Windfalling" was a Top 5 Finalist at the Citizen Jane Film Festival's Screen Grab Contest. She's also a passionate advocate for gifted and talented students, having spent ten years as an educator in this field. Her audio documentary project, "Gifted Girl Chronicles," delves into the often confusing world of intelligent and talented females, where family messages and societal expectations often conflict with the individual's needs. She has presented at workshops, film festivals and conferences around the country on creativity, educational technology, giftedness and film history and is the recipient of numerous grants and awards for her work in digital media and education. Learn more at

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