BIOGRAPHY

N'Zuri Za Austin

N'Zuri Za Austin is an innovative filmmaker, whose film journey began in 2014. Austin was born in  Little Rock, Arkansas; however, at an early age her childhood was split between Arkansas with her mother and Newark, NJ with her father.

 

She first attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where she majored in Business. She later changed her degree to Mass Communication with an emphasis In Journalism. After being introduced to the world of filmmaking by her former professor, Kyle Trevor and mentor Skyy Banks, Austin soon realized that the true beauty of words were in the motion they created, and so set out to write life.

Roar In The Rock Films is a Dallas based company founded in 2014. Roar focuses on creating character-driven narrative films that spark thought provoking commentary as well as arouse others to speak up and speak out about the truths they face on a day to day basis.

FILMOGRAPHY

PETER! SZN 2
January 2021

When 4 best friends find themselves trapped between Peter and Paul, they must decide if they will become predator or prey.

 BATTLE LINE 
February 2018

While still reeling from the assault of a local teenager, another tragedy hits a small community. The residents poetic cry for justice echo through the corridor of time, bridging the gap between what was, and what still is.

BASTARD
October 2016

When 8 year old Kizzi is teased for bringing her uncle to the father daughter dance, she soon realizes how important having a father is, and wonders why she doesn't have one.

PETER!  SZN 1
November 2019

In an attempt to keep Paul at bay, best friends Kayla, De'Ana, Christa, and Teresa pull off what begins as a
small string of isolated robberies before successfully pulling off their biggest and most dangerous heist of
all time.

FRAGMENTS OF A REFLECTION
April 2017

Fragments of a Reflection is a collection of short stories and poetry that narrate the lives of five women who appear to be beautiful, successful, and emotionally strong. The women, however, conscious of their internal truth, know they are nothing more than what the mirror says they are.

UNSPOKEN TRUTH
October 2015

When leaving isn’t an option. Unspoken Truth is a short film on domestic violence.

FILM FESTIVAL

2018

WEB SERIES

National Black Film Festival

Winner

FILM FESTIVAL

2016

SCRIPT

ABFF TV ONE Screenplay Competition

Winner

FILM FESTIVAL

2016

SHORT FILM

Visual Radio Network Festival 

 Selected

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