Production company Keeper director Nicole Dorsey premiered her debut feature film Black Conflux at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) this month, to critical acclaim, topping many best-of lists as a fast festival favorite.
Per TIFF, “Black Conflux is a vibrant and stunning debut, one that shies away from conventions common to small-town coming-of-age stories. Dorsey exhibits an inspiring cinematic style — both assured and mature — as she reflects on the past and her own experience.”
Film critics were quick to call the film a 2019 standout, with sparkling praise for the project and Nicole Dorsey:
“A haunting, humane twist on thriller conventions.”
“It is plainly the work of a skilled filmmaker with ample future potential.”
“Filmmaker Dorsey keeps viewers guessing with her promising debut.”
“With strong performances and an arresting tone, Black Conflux…is nevertheless a striking calling card for its talented maker.”
Nicole Dorsey has built a reputation for writing and directing content that brings awareness to powerful social causes or shines a light on the nuances of the human psyche, directing feature-length projects, short films and series. She has also helmed successful commercials -via Keeper in Los Angeles, directing commercials for the likes of Nike, Red Bull, Nestlé, Skype and Bank of America, among others.