Sahar Driver, co-director of Color Congress

Sonya Childress, co-director of Color Congress

28 APRIL 2022

In the last 21 years, only six filmmakers of color have taken home the Oscar for Best Documentary, including Amir “Questlove” Thompson for Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised). Considering the countless documentaries produced in a single year, reaching the coveted Oscar nomination list is out of reach for most filmmakers, but it’s even harder for filmmakers of color…

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