Marco Williams

Marco Williams is an award-winning filmmaker and educator. His directing credits include TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: THE STORY OF HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; THE UNDOCUMENTED; INSIDE THE NEW BLACK PANTHERS; FREEDOM SUMMER; I SIT WHERE I WANT: THE LEGACY OF BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION; TWO TOWNS OF JASPER; THE SPIRITUAL DEFICIT AND THE AMERICAN DREAM; IN SEARCH OF OUR FATHERS; and FROM HARLEM TO HARVARD, among others. He has won numerous awards and honors including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a George Foster Peabody Award, an Alfred I duPont Silver Baton, a Pan African Film Festival Outstanding Documentary Award, the Full Frame Documentary Festival Spectrum Award, and the National Association of Black Journalists First Place Salute to Excellence Award. He is a Professor at Northwestern University’s Department of Radio, Film and Television and is a Professor in Residence at Northwestern University in Qatar. He was a Professor at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, at Duke University, and at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.