Black Filmmakers On Trayvon Martin
BY Michelle Garcia
March 29 2012 5:00 PM ET
The death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has been the subject of much conversation across the country for the past month, including guests of the Outfest Fusion film festival highlighting the work of LGBT people of color.
NoMoreDownLow.TV talked to Outfest Fusion programmer Jennifer De Clue, director Lee Daniels and Noah’s Arc creator Patrik-Ian Polk and several others talked about Martin's death and the backlash behind it.
Watch the clip, and the speeches from the event honoring Polk below:
- I Am Jazz: 14, Transgender, and the Star of My Own Docu-series
- Op-ed: The Far-Reaching Consequences of Dating App Racism
- The 13 Biggest Trolls in Media
- The Top 175 Essential Films of All Time for LGBT Viewers
- Folk Singer Janis Ian: Bill Cosby Blackballed Me From TV as a Teen
- WATCH: Antigay Discrimination Is 'So One Month Ago,' Says Jon Stewart