Stanley Nelson

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Firelight Media Announces Inaugural Class of 'Impact Producer Fellows'

Director Stanley Nelson's new fellowship offers training for selected activists and artists of color as they produce a campaign for a documentary film.

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Stanley Nelson Delivers a Fascinating New Documentary About HBCUs

Nelson, director of "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution," is back with an intriguing history of HBCUs, "Tell Them We Are Rising." Here, a day after its Sundance debut, he talks about the triumphs and controversies of these still-essential institutions.

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Jay Z's Docuseries on Kalief Browder to Premiere at Sundance

Stanley Nelson's new documentary on HBCUs will also show at the festival in January.

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Filmmakers Demand DOJ Investigate Arrests of People Who Record Police Violence

More than 40 documentarians—including the minds behind “Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed” and “Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution”—say that citizen journalists have the #RightToRecord and Black lives matter.

WATCH: Trailer for 'The Black Panthers' Doc Ahead of Tonight's PBS Premiere

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" airs tonight on PBS at 9 p.m. EST. 

Alert: Major Black Panthers Documentary Drops Today

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" drops today in New York City and will later be screened at film fests around the U.S. Here's a clip from the highly anticipated indie documentary.

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Kicks Off Today in NYC

The festival runs from today through June 21st. 

Why It's Important for White Audiences to See Black Films

Kelley L. Carter reports from the very white Sundance Film Festival in Utah.

Watch the Trailer for Stanley Nelson's New Documentary on the Black Panthers

The film premieres at Sundance this week.