Yoruba Richen

Yoruba Richen

Yoruba Richen is a documentary filmmaker who has directed and produced films in the U.S. and abroad including Africa, South America and Southeast Asia. Her films include: The New Black, Promised Land and Out in the Night. Richen is the Director of the Documentary program at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, a 2014 featured TED Speaker, a Guggenheim Fellow and the recipient of a 2016 Chicken & Egg Breakthrough Filmmaker award.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Yoruba Richen

Sep 252016

Aftermath: What the Legacy of Inequality Looks Like

The Economic Hardship Reporting Project presents a discussion with four of our video grantees about the process of making visual works that address important American aftermath issues, including: the Great Migration of African Americans from the South to the North; urban neglect; and the cultural conflict over abortion sparked by Roe v. Wade.

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