Stanley Earl Nelson, Jr. is an American director and producer of documentary films known for examining the history and experiences of African Americans. He has won numerous awards, fellowships, and honors, including a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Director for Non-Fiction Programming for The Murder of Emmett Till and a MacArthur Fellowship.
A series of his documentary films continues in February and March, culminating in a visit from the filmmaker himself.
School of Visual Art & Design – McMaster Rm 214
February 16, 2017 –6:00p.m.
A Place of Our Own
School of Journalism and Mass Communications – Rm 106
March 1, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
Gambrell Hall – Room 153
March 16, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges & Universities
Film Screening followed by a talkback with Stanley Nelson
The Nickelodeon Theater (1607 Main Street)
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Civil Rights and Media Symposium – Keynote Event Featuring Stanley Nelson