Congratulations to Professor Sam Pollard as he will be honored with the DOC NYC 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award, which honors individuals with a substantial body of film work.
Sam Pollard is an Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated director and producer whose latest film is MLK/FBI. His films for HBO, PBS, and the Discovery Channel include the documentaries Four Little Girls, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, Slavery by Another Name, Sammy Davis, Jr.: I Gotta Be Me, ACORN and the Firestorm, Why We Hate, and Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children. Pollard also directed two episodes of the groundbreaking series Eyes on the Prize II.
He will be honored at the Visionaries Tribute, a free online event on December 10.