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ACADEMY RELEASES NEXT CONVERSATION IN “DIALOGUES” SERIES ON RACE & GENDER EQUITY IN FILMMAKING (208 hits)



As part of its "Academy Dialogues: It Starts With Us" series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a conversation with Oscar®-nominated director Lee Daniels (“Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”) and Oscar-winning writer Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”) about their personal and professional journeys navigating the film industry as Black gay men. Emil Wilbekin, media executive and founder of Native Son, a networking group for professional Black gay men, will moderate the discussion. For more information on “Academy Dialogues” and upcoming programs, please click here.


WHO:
Emil Wilbekin, Native Son founder
Lee Daniels, director (“Precious”)
Tarell Alvin McCraney, writer (“Moonlight”)

WHEN:
Thursday, August 27 
9:00AM PST 

WHERE:
Available on YouTube here. 

*Talent images available here.


CONTACT:
Michael Santana, msantana@oscars.org





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