Space/Race: Dreams Deferred
A closer look at four Black makers' hits from 2020 with critics Tricia Nelson and Jermaine Charles. (Note: Google Translate does a pretty good job with the Dutch > English Translation)
Writer Tricia Nelson knows there are more black stories that need to be told than narratives of suffering or criminality. She’s written several pieces offering both classic and current black stories that you may have missed, or should watch again. We’ll talk about the importance of representation, the issue of the Magical Negro, and what makes a worthwhile love story.
Black Folk Don't... is an open conversation that invites everyone to take a second look at the grey areas between us all, no matter the race, and most importantly to do it with a sense of humor. This documentary web series is a special presentation of BlackPublicMedia.org, directed and produced by Angela Tucker, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
I conceived, successfully pitched and helped program the first at-home, multiplatform, stream-your-own-movie celebration of Carnegie Mellon alumni in film, which was held August 7-9, 2020.
I took a summer VR Storytelling course through the USC School of Cinematic Arts. The eight-week class culminated in a final group project. The very first foray into the medium for my teammates and me was this short interrogation scene.
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