Hannah Leshaw is a Bronx-based writer and director. Her first three short films, partially funded by the Bronx Council on the Arts, screened internationally at film festivals including the Female Eye, Big Apple and BendFilm. Hannah is currently in development for her first feature "Amara, 15," about a 15-year-old Bronx teenager struggling to escape her father's sexual abuse without leaving her two little sisters behind. The script made the Second Round of the 2017 and 2018 Sundance Screenwriters Lab and placed in the top 6% of the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in screenwriting. Hannah is the co-founder of The Bronx Filmmakers Collective.