ACADEMY DIALOGUES: NATIVE SON
As part of its “Academy Dialogues: It Starts With Us” series, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a conversation with Oscar®-nominated director Lee Daniels (“Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire”) and Oscar-winning writer Tarell Alvin McCraney (“Moonlight”) about their personal and professional journeys navigating the film industry as Black gay men. Emil Wilbekin, media executive and founder of Native Son, a networking group for professional Black gay men, will moderate the discussion. For more information on “Academy Dialogues” and upcoming programs, please click here.
Emil Wilbekin, Native Son founder
Lee Daniels, director (“Precious”)
Tarell Alvin McCraney, writer (“Moonlight”)
Thursday, August 27