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DocHouse Conversations #7: Yance Ford

DocHouse Conversations #7: Yance Ford

Update: 2020-06-16
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This week our Programme Associate Carol Nahra welcomes Oscar-nominated, Emmy Award-winning director-producer Yance Ford.


When Strong Island was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards, Yance made history as the first openly transgender director nominated for the Oscar.


Yance is a former Series Producer of the PBS documentary series POV. During his tenure, his work garnered 5 Emmy Awards and 16 Emmy nominations.


Read more about Yance’s doc Strong Island in our ‘Docs to watch: #BlackLivesMatter’ blog: https://dochouse.org/online/news/docs-watch-blacklivesmatter


See what’s on our online hub here: https://dochouse.org/online


Find out more about Carol Nahra here: https://dochouse.org/content/about-our-mission


FILMS:


Strong Island (2017) - Currently available for free on YouTube as part of Netflix’s Black Lives Matter Collection, watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdmm4m3ft3Y


Alan Jacobsen - DOP for Strong Island http://moveablefest.com/alan-jacobsen-strong-island/


Tongues Untied (1989) - Available to watch on Kanopy here: https://www.kanopy.com/product/tongues-untied-giving-voice-black-gay-men


Read Yance’s article ‘Remembering Tongues Untied’ here: http://archive.pov.org/blog/news/2008/03/remembering_tongues_untied/


Nostalgia For The Light (2010: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/nostalgiaforthelight


Battle Of Chile (1998): http://icarusfilms.com/if-boc


High School (1968): https://www.kanopy.com/product/high-school


Risk (2016) - Laura Poitras doc about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: https://www.amazon.com/Risk-Julian-Assange/dp/B071JT39PL


The Infiltrators (2019) Cristina Ibarra, Alex Rivera: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6885114/


Whose Streets? (2017) Sabaah Folayan & Damon Davis: https://www.whosestreetsfilm.com/


LINKS:


Walker Evans Photographer: http://www.artnet.com/artists/walker-evans/


Chris Burden - Performance Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drZIWs3Dl1k


Coco Fusco: https://www.cocofusco.com/


Gordon Parks: https://www.nga.gov/education/teachers/lessons-activities/uncovering-america/parks-photography.html


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DocHouse Conversations #7: Yance Ford

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