June 6, 2019 – Queen Sugar has lived up to its title, constructed from all female directors handpicked by creator and executive producer Ava DuVernay. The fourth season is adding more directors: Lacey Duke, C. Fitz, Deborah Kampmeier, Stacey Muhammad, and AW75 presenter Pratibha Parmar. Queen Sugar now features 32 debuting female filmmakers.
Parmar will introduce her most recent award-winning feature documentary film, Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth at AW75. Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth toured film festivals around the world to sold out audiences and positive reviews in 2013. The film was broadcast nationwide in the U.S. on the Emmy Award-winning series American Masters on PBS in February 2014, kicking off Black History Month. The film was also broadcast on BBC Television (UK) and in several European cities.
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