Picture Lock Radio: Ep. 109- Suki Hawley & Janet Pierson of SXSW Film
Happy Friday my people! I was honored to be featured in WTOP’s Black History Month highlighting of black men and women doing groundbreaking work to better the community. Shoutout to Rob Woodfork and Jason Fraley! Check out the link to the article below, but I’m glad that my work with this show and the DC Black Film Festival is making a difference in the community both locally and at large.
Today I talk with co-director and editor of the documentary The Commons, Suki Hawley. The documentary covers students at UNC’s flagship campus in Chapel Hill as they take to the commons to demand the removal of “Silent Sam,” a Jim-Crow-era Confederate statue. With the specter of the Charlottesville tragedy hanging thick in the air, the confrontation takes on a life of its own. I also talk with the director of SXSW Film, Janet Pierson. Janet and I talk about what you can expect to see at this year’s Film Festival and how to best navigate it!
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