Love to Love You, Donna Summer
|Directors||Roger Ross Williams, Brooklyn Sudano|
|Editing||Enat Sidi, Jon Smith, Jean Tsien|
|Sound Design||Leslie Shatz|
|Producers||Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, Carolyn Hepburn, Roger Ross Williams, David Blackman|
|Executive Producers||Brooklyn Sudano, Bruce Sudano, Michele Anthony, Bruce Resnikoff|
|Co-Producer||J. Daniel Torres|
|Co-Production||Motto Pictures, New York|
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Roger Ross Williams
The screenwriter, producer and director has won numerous awards for his work including an Oscar for his film Music by Prudence, making him the first African-American director to win an Academy Award. His film Life, Animated won a directing award at Sundance and three Emmys. With his production company, One Story Up, he has produced works including the series High on the Hog, the documentary Civil: Ben Crump and his debut feature film Cassandro.
2003 New York Underground; TV film · The Lives They Lived; TV film 2005 Sheila Bridges: Designer Living; series, 2 episodes 2010 Music by Prudence; documentary 2013 God Loves Uganda; documentary 2014 Independent Lens; series, 1 episode 2015 Gospel of Intolerance; short film · Blackface; short film 2016 Life, Animated; documentary · The New Yorker Presents; series, 1 episode 2018 American Jail; documentary · Storyville; series, 1 episode · Take Back the Harbor; short documentary 2019 Traveling While Black; short documentary · The Apollo; documentary · Jaiquan’s Sketch; short film 2020 The Innocence Files; miniseries, 3 episodes 2021 High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America; miniseries, 3 episodes 2023 Cassandro · The 1619 Project; miniseries, 2 episodes · Love to Love You, Donna Summer
The actor, producer and director has worked for over 20 years in the entertainment industry. As an actor, she has appeared in programmes including the sitcom My Wife and Kids and the series Taken, Ballers and Cruel Summer. Co-directed with Roger Ross Williams, Love to Love You, Donna Summer is her debut film as a director.
2023 Love to Love You, Donna Summer; documentary