FALL 2018 SENIOR LECTURE SERIES// CHALLENGE & CHANGE: CRITIQUING THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE PRESENTS:
November 29 - **Thursday @ 12:20** - Q&A with Yance Ford, Director of Strong Island
Yance Ford is the director of Strong Island, winner of the Special Jury Award for Storytelling at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and Academy Award nominee. Ford is a member of the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, a MacDowell Colony fellow, a Creative Capital Grantee (Theo Westenberger Award) and has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He is a former Series Producer of POV, a graduate of Hamilton College and the Production Workshop at Third World Newsreel. The Guardian called Strong Island one of the finest documentaries of 2017.
SERIES Co-Directors: Athena Devlin (English & American Studies) & Emily Horowitz (Sociology & Criminal Justice)
St. Francis College
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Events in Lecture Hall 4202 on Tuesdays at 11:10am **unless otherwise noted