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Pass the Torch

The "Pass the Torch" speaker series features discussions with outstanding artists, entertainers, journalists and media personalities whose careers have been distinguished by their social consciousness and activism.

In this unique forum sponsored by the Black Filmmaker Foundation, and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and Institute of African American Affairs, these mentors and griots in the fight for social and racial justice are invited to "pass the torch" to the next generation of activists.

These illustrious speakers include: Harry BelafonteMichael MoorePam GrierSonia BragaKatherine DunhamJamal JosephJames MtumeFelipe LucianoDerrick Bell, and C. Daniel Dawson. These lectures include a comprehensive biography of each speaker and are broken into convenient 16 part series of 30-minute programs.

Exectuive Producer: Warrington Hudlin
Director/Producer: Eric Marciano
Editor: Emilie Agniel
Associate Producer: Andrea Sherrel
Cameras: Joe Piazzo, Fred Hatt, Gary Brewer