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Sundance 2017 Filmmaker Interview: Stanley Nelson (Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities)

Sundance 2017 Filmmaker Interview: Stanley Nelson (Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities)

‘Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ spans 170 years of American history. The two-hour film and multi-platform project by award-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, explores the pivotal role HBCUs have played in the ascent of African-Americans and their families – from slavery to the present day. The film

2015 Sundance Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Stanley Nelson (Director: Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution)

Change was coming to America and the fault lines were no longer ignorable—cities were burning, Vietnam was exploding, and disputes raged over equality and civil rights. A new revolutionary culture was emerging and it sought to drastically transform the system. The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense would, for a short time, put itself at the

Contest: “Tell Me Something: Advice from Documentary Filmmakers” E-Book Giveaway

What can you learn from the world’s best documentary filmmakers? In Tell Me Something,  60 admired filmmakers were asked for one piece of advice. Then their picture was taken. Tell Me Something is a creative manual and an inspiration generator. In Tell Me Something, veteran filmmakers like Barbara Kopple, Albert Maysles, Michael Apted, Frederick Wiseman, Robert Drew, Martin Scorsese, Michael Moore, DA Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus and Errol Morris and

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