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Tribeca All Access 2015: Giving a Cinematic Voice to the Underrepresented

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.20.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Years ago, when I first started writing about films, I remember attending a luncheon for the Tribeca All Access program, offered by the Tribeca Film Institute, during the Tribeca Film Festival in NYC.

The Most Terrifying Film Of The Year Premieres At Sundance

Joe Mirabella | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Mirabella

Directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, the documentary examines the relationship between American evangelical churches, their missionaries and anti-gay laws in Africa, like Uganda's so-called "kill the gays" bill.

Award-Winning Filmmaker's New Project Connections Christianity To Uganda's Homophobia

Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams debuted his newest film, "God Loves Uganda", at the Sundance Film Festival over the weekend. T...

Attorney: 'Kill The Gays' Supporter Deserves Charges

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Anti-gay activist Scott Lively had a day in court on Monday, in a pre-trial hearing over charges filed against him for his rhetoric and activism again...

Elinor Burkett "Kanye" Oscar Moment Mashup With Berlin Poker Robbery

Harmon Leon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Harmon Leon

Two of the most astounding video moments this week had to be: Crazy lady Elinor Burkett pulling a Kayne West on director Roger Ross Williams at the A...

Roger Ross Williams: A Case Study In Choosing Your Collaborators Wisely

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

"Let the woman talk. Isn't that the classic thing?" said Elinor Burkett, as she commandeered the mic at the Oscars. How did a seemingly natural collaboration go so wrong?

Short Film Producer Elinor Burkett Has An Oscar 'Kanye' Moment (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Elinor Burkett interrupted Roger Ross Williams' Oscar acceptance speech Sunday, in what's being described as the "Kanye moment" of the Academy Awards....