Writer / Director / Producer
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Angela Tucker is a writer, director and Emmy nominated producer. Her directorial work includes ALL SKINFOLK, AIN’T KINFOLK, a documentary short airing on PBS’ Reel South in Spring 2020 about a mayoral election in New Orleans; ALL STYLES, a narrative feature currently available on Showtime; BLACK FOLK DON’T, a documentary web series that was featured in Time Magazine’s “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life”; and (A)SEXUAL, a feature length documentary about people who experience no sexual attraction that streamed on Netflix and Hulu. She is in her ninth year on the PBS strand, AFROPOP, now as a Co-Executive Producer and is currently producing BELLY OF THE BEAST (dir. Erika Cohn). Her production company, TuckerGurl, is passionate about stories that highlight underrepresented communities in unconventional ways. A professor at Tulane University, Tucker was a Sundance Institute Women Filmmakers Initiative Fellow. She received her MFA in Film from Columbia University.