Film, Video African Americans in Hollywood

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  • African Americans in Hollywood


  • A conversation on the status of African Americans in Hollywood with producer, professor and former Library of Congress employee Russell Williams.

Event Date

  • January 24, 2018


  • -  Russell Williams is a professor of film and media arts at the School of Communications at the American University after a professional career in Hollywood, where he won two Academy Awards for his sound work on "Glory" and "Dances with Wolves." He is an experienced producer whose work has brought him honors and recognition from the mayors of both Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, from the American Film Institute and from Cal State Northridge, Howard University and American University. He has taught at UCLA, USC and California State Northridge.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 17 minutes 50 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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