Director Yoruba Richen wins Chicken & Egg Breakthrough awardJanuary 22, 2016
Chicken & Egg Pictures, a leader in supporting female non-fiction filmmakers, have announced the five recipients of their inaugural Breakthrough Filmmaker Awards. The five chosen filmmakers are Kristi Jacobson (“A Place at the Table”), Julia Reichert (“The Last Truck”), Yoruba Richen (“The New Black”), Elaine McMillion Sheldon (“Hollow”) and Michèle Stephenson (“American Promise”).
The New Black
The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. Continue Reading