Marco Williams: A Filmmaker’s Role during Social Change

By The Video Consortium

Marco Williams is a documentary filmmaker and professor of film production at Northwestern University. His films—which center around race, injustice, and American history—have received numerous awards, including the Gotham Documentary Achievement Award and the Guggenheim Fellowship. Marco has also been nominated three times for the Sundance Film Festival grand jury prize.My films are about America; about whom we have been; who we are; who we aspire to be. I have committed myself to creating a record of America by trying to deal with the topics that challenge our sense of who we are and our sense of justice, but more importantly, to make films that will have sustained impact...I try to tell the stories we’d rather not tell. - Marco Williamshttps://www.roughcutpodcast.com/Find Rough Cut on InstagramFind Host Jennie Butler on InstagramFind Producer Sky Dylan-Robbins on InstagramThanks Handale Hsu for mixing this episode.

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