MSNBC: Director Yoruba Richen: ‘Not enough of us telling our stories’

February 26, 2015

“There is an amazing group of filmmakers, and amazing filmmakers of color, in particular, who I admire. However, there’s still not enough of us telling our own stories, especially as black women. So that’s something I can bring. Aesthetically, I’m really interested in melding how films that are educational or political, are also beautiful and entertaining. The other thing is, I really believe in mentoring and working with other filmmakers of color too. It’s so important for us to be supportive of each other.”

 

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