Roger Ross Williams

Filmmaker
RRW Productions
Participates in 2 items
The first film that Roger Ross Williams directed was Music by Prudence, which won the 2010 Academy Award® for documentary short subject; He is the first African American director to win an Academy Award. Williams next directed the feature documentary God Loves Uganda, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and was shortlisted for a 2014 Academy Award.

Williams has several projects in development including a feature documentary about the prison industrial complex with CNN Films.  His latest film Life, Animated premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival to enormous critical acclaim and Williams won the prestigious U.S. Documentary Directing Award. In 2016 Williams was elected to the Board of Governors for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

Sessions in which Roger Ross Williams participates

Wednesday 28 September, 2016

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11:00
11:00

Thursday 29 September, 2016

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