Kweighbaye Kotee

Founder, CEO


Kweighbaye Kotee is Founder & CEO of Bushwick Film Festival (BFF) and MCCG; and host/creator of Indie Cinema New York on BRIC TV. 

Now in it’s 10th year, BFF is hailed as one of Brooklyn’s most celebrated events; recognized for its contribution to the borough’s artistic and economic growth.

MCCG is a boutique public relations firm that specializes in media/tv programming, film production, event producing and content management/creation. 

ICNY airs on BRIC TV and invites industry leaders to discuss upcoming releases and events. Guests include Oscar Winner Caroline Waterlow (OJ.: Made in America), Oscar Nominee Raoul Peck (I Am Not Your Negro) and Oscar Nominee Sam Pollard ( 4 Little Girls).

Dedicated to her community and the arts, she is the Executive Director of two Brooklyn-based non-profit organizations and is a Bushwick Community Board member serving on the Arts & Culture and Land Use Committees.

Born in Liberia, she and her family immigrated to the U.S. at the brink of the Liberian Civil war. She attended public school in Newark, NJ where she was awarded a scholarship from the Wight Foundation to attend Blair Academy. She moved on to receive her B.S in Media, Culture and Communications from New York University. 

She has been featured on NBC, Fox News, Huffington Post, Brooklyn Magazine, Indiewire and Tribeca Film and currently lives in Brooklyn.

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