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Byron Hurt


Byron Hurt is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer, and anti-sexist activist. Hurt is also the former host of the Emmy-nominated series, "Reel Works with Byron Hurt." His documentary, Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and broadcast nationally on PBS' Emmy-award winning series Independent Lens. ... See full bio »

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Independent Lens
Independent Lens Miscellaneous Crew
(2006)
Soul Food Junkies
(2012)
American Experience
American Experience Miscellaneous Crew
(2001)

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 2015 The Mask You Live In (Documentary) (advisor)
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (archival researcher - 1 episode, 2006) (researcher - 1 episode, 2006) (transcriber - 1 episode, 2006)
- Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes (2006) ... (archival researcher) / (researcher) / (transcriber)
 2001 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (production assistant - 1 episode)
- Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind (2001) ... (production assistant)
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 2006 Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes (Documentary)
 2006 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
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 2006 Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes (Documentary)
 2006 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes (2006) ... (writer)
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 2012 Soul Food Junkies (producer)
 2006 Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes (Documentary) (producer)
 2006 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (producer - 1 episode)
- Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes (2006) ... (producer)
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 2006 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
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 2015 The Mask You Live In (Documentary)
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 2008 Generation M: Misogyny in Media & Culture (Video documentary)
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 2006 Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes (Documentary)
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