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American Masters Award

Last night Tracy Strain was awarded an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television), adding to the recognition of the documentary, Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart that aired on PBS in January 2018.

Photo of Samira Wiley working at an electric typewriter, enacting Lorraine Hansberry in a scene from HBO Max's four-part docuseries, EQUAL.

As part of the New York LGBTQ Film Festival, the four-part HBO Max docu series EQUAL was screened on October 16.

HBO Max Poster of new docuseries, EQUAL

Narrated by Billy Porter, the HBO Max four-part docu series EQUAL honors LGBTQIA artists, activists, thinkers, and organizers who “spoke out when it mattered most, who built community through secret societies, and who fought against all odds in pursuit of that most underlining human quality: the desire to be yourself.”

Poster from the NEW FEST on the panel A Virtual Conversation: An Intergenerational Celebration of LGBTQ+ Icons

As part of the 2020 New York LGBT Film festival (NEW FEST), there will be a featured panel discussion about the release of  HBO Max’s docu series EQUAL.

Graphic with text: It's Not Over Until We're EQUAL

HBO Max docuseries EQUAL will be released to the public on Thursday, October 22.

Debuting in July 2020, professors Cornel West and Tricia Rose navigate the balance between hope and uncertainty in their weekly program, The Tight Rope.