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The director of MISS JUNETEENTH, Channing Godfrey Peoples, in conversation with essayist, author, and activist Taiyon J Coleman. A selection for Sundance and SXSW with rave reviews, the film is Godfrey Peoples’ feature directorial debut. Don’t miss this chance to learn from her advancing career—and to celebrate this heartwarming film. This video is courtesy of Women in Film's Laptop Cinema Club.

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Writer / Director
Channing Godfrey Peoples is a Writer/Director. She is a MFA graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts and one of Filmmaker Magazine “25 New Faces of Independent Film“ for 2018. As an African American woman, her films are character-driven stories focusing on the resilience of the human spirit, often featuring black women at a turning point in their lives. She is a Sundance Fellow, Austin Film Society Fellow, SFFilm/Westridge Foundation Fellow, King Family Foundation Recipient and has served as a Time Warner Artist-in-Residence. more...

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