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May 21, 2024

SpringDocs | Black Twitter: A People's History | Q&A Panel

IDA's spring showcase takes you behind the scenes of the year's network films and programs. Since 2017, the Awards Spotlight, now titled SpringDocs, has taken IDA members behind the scenes of the year's telecasted Emmy-award contenders.

This filmmaker conversation features Director Prentice Penny, Producer Jason Parham, and Executive Producer Joie Jacoby, moderated by film journalist Catalina Combs. ASL interpretation provided by Andréa Lust.

Based on Jason Parham’s Wired article “A People’s History of Black Twitter,” this three-part series charts the rise, the movements, the voices, and the memes that made Black Twitter an influential and dominant force in nearly every aspect of American political and cultural life.