Angela Tucker

Angela Tucker is a writer, director and Emmy nominated producer. Her most recent projects are "The Trees Remember", a fiction series in collaboration with REI Co-op Studios and “I can’t change 400 years in four” (co-directed with Kristi Jacobson), a short documentary currently streaming on Mother Jones and PBS' Independent Lens.

Her past directorial work includes “All Skinfolk, Ain’t Kinfolk”, a documentary short which aired on PBS’ Reel South. All Styles, a dance narrative feature available on Showtime. “Black Folk Don’t”, a documentary web series featured in Time Magazine’s “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life”, and “(A)sexual”, a feature length documentary about people who experience no sexual attraction that streamed on Netflix and Hulu. She was the Producer of "Belly of the Beast" (dir. Erika Cohn) which broadcast on PBS' Independent Lens and was a NY Times Critics’ Pick.

As Founder of TuckerGurl Inc, she is passionate about stories that highlight underrepresented communities in unconventional ways. Tucker was a Sundance Institute Women Filmmakers Initiative Fellow and a recipient of the inaugural William Greaves Fund from Firelight Media. She received her MFA in Film from Columbia University.

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William Greaves Research & Development Fund

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William Greaves Research and Development Fund

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