The Oscar Diversity Controversy and Diversity Within Filmmaking
The 88th Academy Awards will air this Sunday, amid an ongoing controversy over diversity after nominations for the second year in the row did not include any actors of color. This hour we will discuss the diversity landscape of the Academy and Hollywood at large.
- Emily Yahr, Entertainment Reporter, The Washington Post
- Dr. Darnell Hunt, Director, Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA
- Matthew Swift, Independent Filmmaker and Program Coordinator, OSU Film Studies Program
- Ali Milo, Independent Filmmaker, Columbus, Ohio
- Celia Peters, Independent Filmmaker, Artistic Freedom, LTD.
This show originally aired on February 25, 2016 at 11 a.m.