DOC NYC Friday Fix (Ep 8)


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Episode 8 of Friday Fix previews highlights of the AFI Docs festival accessible online throughout the U.S. The festival will show a newly restored version of William Greaves’ classic documentary of the 1972 National Black Political Convention, Nationtime-Gary. Greaves' legacy will be discussed by Shola Lynch, who directed films about Shirley Chisholm and Angela Davis, and is a Curator at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Oscar-nominated director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) will discuss his new series, City So Real, about Chicago’s mayoral race, playing at AFI Docs. And Miami filmmaker Dudley Alexis talks about his new film, When Liberty Burns, about the 1980 uprising over a police killing of an unarmed Black man.

This episode aired and was recorded live on Friday, June 19, 2020.