2019

Festival Jurors


Feature

Documentary

Asad Muhammad
Vice President of Impact and Engagement Strategy – AmDoc

Gessica Geneus
Filmmaker

Lyric Cabral
Filmmaker


Feature

Narrative

Dana Gills
Director of Production and Development – Lionsgate

Michael Gillespie
Scholar & Professor – City College of New York

Opeyemi Olukemi
Vice President of Digital Production and Innovation – AmDoc



Experimental

Deana Haggag
President & CEO – United States Artists

Kamil Oshundara
Cultural Executive – Monkeypaw Productions

Rea Tajiri
Artist & Professor – Temple University



Youth

Bryan Oliver Green
Filmmaker

Chloe Walters-Wallace
Documentary Lab Manager – Firelight Media

Marie Alarcón
Filmmaker


Short

Documentary

Amer Shomali
Artist & Filmmaker

Jamila Farwell
Manager, Original Nonfiction Series – Netflix

John L. Jackson
Walter H. Annenberg Dean – Annenberg School for Communication
Richard Perry University Professor – University of Pennsylvania


Short

Narrative

D’Lo
Actor & Writer

Racquel Gates
Scholar & Professor – College of Staten Island

Rhea Combs
Curator of Film & Photography