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Roger Ross Williams


The first film that Roger Ross Williams directed and produced was Music by Prudence (2010), which won the The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010)® for Best Documentary Short Subject; he is the first African American director to win an Academy Award. Williams next directed the feature documentary God Loves Uganda (2013), which premiered at the 2013 ... See full bio »
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Known For

Life, Animated
Life, Animated Director
(2016)
God Loves Uganda
God Loves Uganda Director
(2013)
Undercover Boss
Undercover Boss Director
(2010-2011)
Music by Prudence
(2010)

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 2016 The New Yorker Presents (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2016)
 2016 Life, Animated (Documentary)
 2015 Blackface (Short)
 2015 Gospel of Intolerance (Documentary short)
 2014 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- God Loves Uganda (2014)
 2013 God Loves Uganda (Documentary)
 2010-2011 Undercover Boss (TV Series) (24 episodes)
- BrightStar Care (2011)
- Baja Fresh (2011)
- Synagro (2011)
- MGM Grand (2011)
 2010 Music by Prudence (Documentary short)
 2005 Sheila Bridges: Designer Living (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Morocco Special (2005)
 2003 The Lives They Lived (TV Movie)
 2003 New York Underground (TV Movie documentary)
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