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Yoruba Richen

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Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker; Known For TED Talk on the Intersection of Civil Rights & LGBT Rights

Yoruba Richen

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4.6667 out of 5

Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker; Known For TED Talk on the Intersection of Civil Rights & LGBT Rights

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Brooklyn, NY, USA
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Yoruba Richen Biography

Yoruba Richen is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has been featured on multiple outlets, including Netflix, MSNBC, FX/Hulu, HBO and PBS.

Her most recent film The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and won a Peabody Award. It is currently streaming on Peacock.

Other recent work include the Emmy-nominated films American Reckoning (Frontline), How It Feels to Be Free (American Masters), The Sit In: Harry Belafonte Hosts the Tonight Show (Peacock) and Green Book: Guide to Freedom (Smithsonian Channel). She directed an episode of the award-winning series "Black and Missing" for HBO and "High on the Hog" for Netflix. Her film, The Killing of Breonna Taylor won an NAACP Image Award and is streaming on Hulu. Her previous films, The New Black and Promised Land won multiple festival awards before airing on PBS’s Independent Lens and P.O.V.

Richen is a past Guggenheim and Fulbright fellow and she won the Creative Promise Award at Tribeca All Access. She was a Sundance Producers Fellow and Women’s Fellow and is a recipient of the Chicken & Egg Breakthrough Filmmaker’s Award. Richen is the Founding Director of the Documentary Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Yoruba Richen Videos

  • One to One with Yoruba Richen
  • Yoruba Richen discusses the 'Green Book': a travel guidebook
  • A Deeper Look at the Green Book with Yoruba Richen | Black America
    Film Director, Yoruba Richen discusses her latest film, "The Green Book: Guide to Freedom”. This film takes us into a deeper look of the real...

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Yoruba Richen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Yoruba Richen for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Yoruba Richen generally travels from Brooklyn, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Xernona Clayton, Kylar Broadus, Bethaney Wilkinson, Monica Pearson and Nikki Giovanni. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Yoruba Richen for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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