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The foremost chronicler of the African American experience working in nonfiction film today. His feature-length films, many of which have aired on PBS, combine compelling narratives with rich and deeply researched historical detail, shining new light on both familiar and under-explored aspects of the American past. Nelson, a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, was awarded an individual Peabody Award for his body of work in May of 2016. He has received numerous honors over the course of his career.
- Maed Hunt, Henry Adebonojo, Jerry Henry, Antonio Rossi, Hervé Cohen, Eric Coleman, Clare Major, Marc Gerke
- Lewis Erskine, Natasha Livia Mottola, Yusuf Kapadia
- Nicole London, Peter Worsley (Firelight Media)