UGTFV Professor Sam Pollard Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

Thursday, Oct 29, 2020

Professor Sam Pollard
Professor Sam Pollard

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.