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Who Gets to Tell Whose Story?

  • September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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In the spring, more than 140 filmmakers called out PBS for failing its public mission by unfairly favoring white creators, referencing Ken Burns’ 211 hours of programming, including an upcoming documentary on Muhammad Ali.

Please join us for an important panel discussion moderated by filmmaker Yoruba Richen, director of the Newmark J-School’s Documentary Program, on the price we pay for not giving storytellers of color and diverse backgrounds broader access to media of every kind.

Panelists:
Richard Siklos, vice president of communications at Netflix
Michéle Stephenson, filmmaker; co-founder, director at Rada Studio
Touré, American writer, music journalist, cultural critic, podcaster, and television personality
Jennifer Wilson, writer; director of the Arts and Culture Reporting Program at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

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September 28
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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