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Nia DaCosta is a writer and director based in New York City.

Her first feature film, LITTLE WOODS, starring Tessa Thompson and Lily James, will have its theatrical release on April 19, 2019 through Neon Rated. She will be directing her second feature film, the Jordan Peele written and produced, CANDYMAN, this spring. The MGM film will be released June 12, 2020.

DaCosta has been supported by the Sundance Institute, New York Film Festival, the San Francisco Film Society and the Time Warner Foundation.