African American Entrepreneurs Pursue the American Dream in 'The Banker' at the KCET Cinema Series | KCET
African American Entrepreneurs Pursue the American Dream in 'The Banker' at the KCET Cinema Series
George Nolfi is a writer, director and producer of film and television. His film work includes "The Bourne Ultimatum," "The Sentinel," "Ocean’s Twelve," "The Adjustment Bureau" (his directorial debut), the Bruce Lee film, "Birth of the Dragon" and "Spectral." He created, executive produced, and was the principal director of the NBC spy drama, "Allegiance."
Nolfi received his BA from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He was awarded a Marshall Scholarship to study political philosophy at Oxford University, and holds an M.A. from UCLA in political science.
Niceole R. Levy is primarily a television writer and producer, known for Marvel’s "Cloak & Dagger" (2018), and the NBC television series "Shades of Blue" (2016) and "Ironside" (2013). She co-wrote "The Banker" with George Nolfi for Apple.
See event photos and listen to the Q&A from the screening below.
During the late 19th and early 20th century, many mass-produced black dolls were stereotypical, caricature-like and expressed racist undertones. Shindana Toys helped change the paradigm, irrevocably changing the toy industry today.
On November 24, 1965, the Louis Smith and Robert Hall launched an organization called Operation Bootstrap. The organization emphasized the importance of black entrepreneurship and used its business initiatives to shift public perception of black identity.
The Yurok people care for all of their family members, and their kin — including condors and salmon — reciprocate the care.
Astrophysicist Andrea Ghez, user experience designer Evan Sullivan, and choreographer Kyle Abraham talked about everything from what it means to be creative to how we can overcome creative fears.
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