Anike Tourse is a multimedia maker with accomplishments both in front of, and behind, the scenes. She has written for television series including "One Life to Live" and "Girlfriends".  She also recently wrote the play, "No Milk Today" which premiered at the 2015 Wisconsin Fermentation Fest.  Anike’s projects in development include “America’s Family”; a feature film about a mixed status and mixed ethnic family fighting to stay together under destabilizing US immigration policies and the animated short “Frances the Fish” about the little salmon that could. Anike earned her undergraduate degree from Bates College and Master of Fine Arts degree from The Ohio State University. You can learn more about Anike and see videos of her work on her website at aniketourse.com.

Anike Tourse is a multimedia maker with accomplishments both in front of, and behind, the scenes. She has written for television series including "One Life to Live" and "Girlfriends".  She also recently wrote the play, "No Milk Today" which premiered at the 2015 Wisconsin Fermentation Fest.  She has written and produced multilingual videos and public service announcements for the Immigrant Rights Movement. Anike has penned and performed several solo shows touring her productions across the country as well as for the Edinburgh (Scotland) Fringe Festival; the largest international theater festival in the world, on a national Nigerian tour sponsored by the 7-UP Bottling Company and most recently as the keynote performance for the 2016 Bates College Student orientation.  Anike’s projects in development include “America’s Family”; a feature film about a mixed status and mixed ethnic family fighting to stay together under destabilizing US immigration policies and the animated short “Frances the Fish” about the little salmon that could.  Anike earned her undergraduate degree from Bates College and Master of Fine Arts degree from The Ohio State University. When she is not making things she's usually playing with her two kittens in her garden in Los Angeles. You can learn more about Anike and see videos of her work on her website at aniketourse.com.

Films by Anike Tourse

America; I Too

Three arrested and detained undocumented immigrants must navigate the system to fight impending deportation. America; I Too, stars Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi and features the music of Grammy winners Quetzal. Closed captioning available in Spanish, Korean, simple Chinese, Haitian-Creole, Vietnamese, and Brazilian-Portuguese.