My father from the beginning...he had me look inside the lens of the camera and say, "This is what the world looks like." Spike Lee was my second because he was the first to show me through film that we had our own narratives to spin.
Aisha Raison is an award-winning midtown Memphis filmmaker and photographer who hails from Ripley, Tennessee. She has been a photographer since she was three, but took those skills later in life to create films starting in 2012 with films such as Girls Like Me: a self/love story (2017), Dancin' to the Blue Moon (2018) and Stolen Moments on the 8th Flo' (2020).
Memphis, TN, USA