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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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  The 1619 Project (TV Series documentary) (pre-production)
  Donna (Documentary) (post-production)
 2021 High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- The Rice Kingdom (2021)
- Our Roots (2021)
 2019 Jaiquan's Sketch (Documentary short)
 2019 The Apollo (Documentary)
 2019 Traveling While Black (Documentary short)
 2018 Take Back the Harbor (Documentary short)
 2018 Dogs (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Scissors Down (2018)
 2018 Storyville (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2018 American Jail (TV Movie documentary)
 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) (23 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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