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Frame By Frame: Film Composer Kathryn Bostic Talks 'The New Black,' 'Dear White People,' More (Part 1)

  • By Kathryn Bostic
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  • June 10, 2014 3:10 PM
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I think the biggest thing that directors have to have in their relationship with a composer is trust; they have to know that you can translate what's in their mind to a musical language that works for their film and for this reason, communication is extremely important.

Last Day To See Yoruba Richen's Multiple Award-Winning 'The New Black' At Film Forum!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 18, 2014 10:55 AM
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Last Day To See Yoruba Richen's Multiple Award-Winning 'The New Black' At Film Forum!

Interview: Yoruba Richen On Intersectionality of Race, Sexuality in 'The New Black' (At Film Forum)

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • February 14, 2014 10:49 AM
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Interview: Director Yoruba Richen On Intersectionality of Race, Sexuality in 'The New Black' (At Film Forum)

Review: 'The New Black' Offers Complex Portrait of Black Same-Sex Marriage Debate (Now In Theaters)

  • By Nijla Mumin
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  • February 14, 2014 10:18 AM
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Review: 'The New Black' Offers Complex Portrait of Black Same-Sex Marriage Debate (Now In Theaters)

At Least Five Oscar-Qualifying Documentaries This Year Were Directed by Black Women - Are You Watching?

  • By Jai Tiggett
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  • November 11, 2013 7:29 PM
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This year, there are at least five feature length documentaries directed by black women qualifying for Academy Award consideration...

Yoruba Richen's 'The New Black' Picks Up Audience Award For Best Feature At AFI DOCS

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 25, 2013 11:28 AM
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Watch Guggenheim fellow Yoruba Richen's Short Doc On The Black Vote For Gay Marriage

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 2, 2012 11:20 AM
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A short doc from filmmaker Yoruba Richen - a name we've mentioned quite often on this site; most recently, she was honored with the Creative Promise Award at Tribeca All Access for her upcoming new documentary, The New Black, which explores "the complicated histories of the African American and LGBT civil rights movements."