STATELESS by Michèle Stephenson

STATELESS by Michèle StephensonThursday, Feb 25th at 6:30 PM Stephenson explores the complex history and present-day politics of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in a film that premiered at the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival.  Feb 27th is the anniversary of the Dominican Republic’s controversial “independence” from Haiti. Presented by Spelman College Documentary Program with Third World … Continue reading STATELESS by Michèle Stephenson

The Apollo Documentary

Internationally renowned for having influenced American and pop culture more than any other entertainment venue, the Apollo Theater created opportunities for new talent to be seen. It has also served as a launchpad for myriad artists including Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald and more. From Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams, “The Apollo” chronicles the unique … Continue reading The Apollo Documentary

Al the Ladies say

I moderated this talk about the film ‘All the Ladies Say’ and B Girls in Hip Hop on September 18, 2020 with Ana Rokafella Garcia, Melissa Ulto, Aiko Shirakawa and Lady Champ. A presentation of Third World Newsreel, the Documentary Forum at CCNY and Full Circle Productions, and media partner Family Pictures USA. All the … Continue reading Al the Ladies say

Filmmakers of Color: Distribution and Exhibition now

I moderated this last May 5, 2020 featuring Jessica Green, Artistic Director of the Houston Cinema Arts Society, and curator for the film/speaker series “The Afro Future’s So Bright I’m Pessimistic” for the Museum of the Moving Image; Carlos A. Gutiérrez, Co-founder and Executive Director of Cinema Tropical, the leading presenter of Latin American cinema … Continue reading Filmmakers of Color: Distribution and Exhibition now


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