INTRODUCTORY SESSION: CONNECTING THE JAPANESE AMERICAN INCARCERATION TO CURRENT EVENTS SATURDAY, MARCH 24 AT 1 PM
Abby Ginzberg is a Peabody-winning producer and director who has been making award-winning documentaries about race and social justice for the past 30 years. Her most recent documentary, And Then They Came for Us has screened at film festivals across the country and won an Accolade Award. Her film Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa (2014) won a Peabody award and has screened at film festivals around the world winning four audience awards for Best Documentary. It also won an Outstanding Achievement Humanitarian Award from the Global Film Awards. Agents of Change, co-directed with Frank Dawson, tells the story of the black-led student protest movement of the late 1960’s, which led to the creation of black and ethnic studies programs across the country. It will be broadcast on America Reframed in February 2018, and won the Audience and Jury award at the Pan African Film Festival.