Kevin Sampson and I Talk 4th of July Movies — Picture Lock

Posted on July 4, 2016 at 5:33 pm

Many thanks to Kevin Sampson and the Picture Lock podcast for having me on to talk about our favorite 4th of July movies. These were not just films that take place on or discuss Independence Day but those that illuminate the issues of liberty and equality that led to and provide the foundation of the Declaration of Independence.

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Kickstarter Campaign for a New Documentary on Diversity in Films: The Hollywood Blackout

Posted on September 7, 2014 at 12:40 pm

I am very excited about my friend Kevin Sampson’s new Kickstarter campaign to fund a documentary about diversity in the film industry.  I’m supporting him — I hope many others will as well.  This is a story that needs to be told.

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Picture Lock: Women in Cinema, from the Bechdel Test to the Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Posted on March 26, 2014 at 3:58 pm

Many thanks to Kevin Sampson for including me in the Picture Lock Women’s History Month special, a panel discussion about the state of women in film, on and off screen.  And many thanks to my fellow panelists, casting director Kimberly Skyrme, actress/singer Tia Dae, producer Erin Essenmacher.

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Was 2013 the Best Year in History for African-American Films?

Posted on February 25, 2014 at 10:49 pm

Many thanks to Kevin Sampson for inviting me to join my friends Tim Gordon and Jason Fraley and director and DC film office head Pierre Bagley for a lively discussion and debate on movies made by African-American filmmakers.

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