Searching for Bootstraps for Pulling Up
The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights, Monday on PBS’s “Independent Lens,” revisits the contributions of a less-celebrated member, Whitney M. Young Jr.
— New York Times
Whitney Young Documentary to Debut on PBS
A new film takes a look at the civil rights influencer who shook up the corporate world, while drawing the ire of the Black Power movement
Documentary spotlights civil rights pioneer
The Powerbrokerfeatures Whitney Young and his work behind scenes
— Chicago Tribune
PBS To Air Wonder Women! Documentary On DC's Superheroine In April
Director Kristy Guevava-Flanagan's April 15 documentary on PBS, Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines>i, will shine a spotlight on the history of the character and her pop culture influence. Plus: Lindsay Wagner and Linda Carter!
Soul Food Junkies: Finally a Food Film That Doesn't Preach!
This is not just another food film. It is a heartfelt story of family and community. It is also a trenchant ethnography that unpacks the role of Soul Food in the historical resistance of African Americans to slavery, Jim Crow and modern-day racism.
— Huffington Post
Kimberly Garrison: Unhealthy family inspires director to film expose on Soul Food Junkies
More than a documentary, Soul Food explores a son's deep love for his father, who refused to abandon the culinary tradition's high-fat and calorie-heavy dishes even when his health was threatened.
— Philadelphia Inquirer
TV review: The Revisionaries offers a solid lesson on an important national controversy
Texas, U.S.' biggest school book buyer, throws its weight around on science and social studies curricula
— New York Daily News
Sundance 2013: The documentary wrap
As the 2013 Sundance Film Festival draws to a close, realscreen offers a comprehensive round-up of this year’s deal-laden event, with all the key documentary news from the past 11 days.
“Bully,” “Interrupters,” “Never Sorry” win duPont-Columbia Awards
Steve James’s The Interrupters , Lee Hirsch’s Bully and Alison Klayman’s Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry are among the feature docs to win Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards this year.
Whitney Young: Civil Rights Hero
Bonnie Boswell Radio Interview on 720 WGN Radio in Chicago
— WGN Radio