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 Chriss Williams, J.D., M.F.A.         Teaching      Films       Law    
 Film Professor & Attorney at Law              

I'm a Full Professor at William Paterson University in NJ & have been teaching Film for over 25 years.

I went to graduate film school at NYU and was mentored by Spike Lee & Julie Taymor.

My first feature film, "Asbury Park," won the Gordon Parks Award for Directing. It premiered at Lincoln Center.

My second feature, “Bellclair Times," won the Newark Black Film Festival. My short films have screened at international film festivals.

For the last 18 years, I’ve served as a Pro-Bono Attorney for a domestic violence organization, who in 2022, recognized me with their "Partner In Hope" award for my service inside and outside the Courtroom. 
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