Great news! yap films secured two major victories at the Canadian Screen Awards last night! Congratulations to Kenya-Jade Pinto & Erin Chisholm for taking home the Barbara Sears Award for Best Visual Research in Black Liberators WWII (Corus Entertainment) and to Elliott Halpern & Elizabeth Trojian for winning the Rob […]
The Machine That Feels has been nominated Nominated for a Reelscreen Award under Non-Fiction Science! Congrats to all!
Mark your calendars! The new yap films documentary Loons: A Cry From The Mist premieres on Cottage Life Friday, November 18th at 8PM ET/PT The common loon has stirred our souls for thousands of years. But their numbers are in rapid decline. Why? Loons: A Cry from the Mist reveals the secret lives of loons and […]
CCO Elizabeth Trojian participates in American Film Showcase as Cultural Envoy for the United States
Elizabeth Trojian is joined by How it Feels to be Free director Yoruba Richen and Executive Producers Lacey Swartz Delgado and Mehret Mandefro at AFS as cultural envoys doing diplomacy work for The U.S. Department of State. AFS will include How it Feels to be Free in the 2022-2023 Year 10 diplomacy program. AFS […]
How It Feels To be Free has been nominated for a 2022 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Documentary (Television) https://naacpimageawards.net/nominees/
“It’s a scorcher, a fabulous journey to that place where art and activism meet in the stories of these Black women artists.” Check out the article here: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/television/article-catch-up-on-the-best-streaming-tv-of-2021-with-our-holiday-binge/
Director Yoruba Richen recently sat down to eTalk’s Tyrone Edwards to discuss the film “How It Feels to Be Free” Check it out here!
PBS’ American Masters documentary “How It Feels to Be Free” – which counts Alicia Keys among its roster of exec producers – salutes the careers of six Black female entertainers who used their celebrity to promote civil rights and challenge racists stereotypes. The documentary – which premieres today on PBS and is […]