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Lens Mix 1: Roger Ross Williams and Lisa Cortés
Join Academy Award-winning director, producer, and writer Roger Ross Williams and Academy Award-nominated producer Lisa Cortés for an hour-long Zoom conversation moderated by Kevin Moore. As audiences turn to documentary filmmaking for truthful and complex narratives told outside the scope of mainstream media, this conversation between Roger Ross Williams and Lisa Cortés, who collaborated most recently on The Apollo (2019), asks the question: what stories urgently need to be told in today’s polarized and racialized political climate?
Lens Mix is a monthly virtual conversation series presented by FotoFocus connecting speakers from different fields to comment on film, photography, and lens-based art. Created in celebration of FotoFocus’s tenth anniversary, the free series moderated by FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator Kevin Moore invites speakers to explore each others’ artistic practice and projects through intimate discussions. To stay up-to-date on speakers and upcoming conversations, visit fotofocus.org.Talk