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Discussion: Diversity in History Film
Friday, November 20, 2015
2pm, Warner Bros. Theater

Scholars, filmmakers, artists and journalists discuss how the lack of diversity in Hollywood filmmaking affects how and what history is presented on the screen. The session will feature the debut of several new history-based projects by Every Single Word.

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Panelists:

  • Moderator: Kelley L. Carter, Senior Entertainment Editor, Buzzfeed
  • Elizabeth Clark-Lewis, Historian, Filmmaker, and Director of Public History, Howard University
  • Laurens Grant, filmmaker
  • Dylan Marron, artist and creator Every Single Word
  • Soledad O’Brien, journalist and producer

Every Single Word Spoken by a Person of Color in "Cimarron" 1930 - 31 Academy Award for Best Picture Winner

Every Single Word Spoken by a Person of Color in "Wings" 1927 – 28 Academy Award for Best Picture Winner