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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 5, Write My Name in the Book of Life
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Kevin Burke and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps musician Pharrell Williams and filmmaker Kasi Lemmons understand the experiences of their enslaved ancestors, uncovering extraordinarily rare first-person accounts of their relatives who endured bondage.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Kevin Burke and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 8, Anchored to the Past
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke, Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Josh Gleason, fl. 2011-2014 and Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, McGee Media, Inkwell Media Inc. and Kunhardt Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. examines how journalists Gretchen Carlson and Don Lemon were able to overcome biases in their careers, drawing parallels to relatives who met profound challenges of their own.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke, Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Josh Gleason, fl. 2011-2014 and Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, McGee Media, Inkwell Media Inc. and Kunhardt Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 9, On Broadway
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. investigates the family histories of Broadway stars Audra MacDonald and Mandy Patinkin, discovering ancestors whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
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Catfish Kingdom
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produced by Jennifer Smart and Alexandra Travis, Newsy (Bowery Media, 2020), 8 mins
As the first black owner of a catfish plant in the U.S., Ed Scott Jr. built an empire, lost it to discrimination and land robbery, then fought to take back what was his. This is the story of how a farmer became a legend of the Mississippi Delta.
produced by Jennifer Smart and Alexandra Travis, Newsy (Bowery Media, 2020), 8 mins
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Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America
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directed by Gretchen Sorin and Ric Burns, 1955-; produced by Steven Bennett, fl. 1997, Emir Lewis, fl. 1997, Emily Pfeil, fl. 2019 and Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Steeplechase Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 59 mins
Chronicling the history and personal experiences of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond – Driving While Black explores the background of a phrase rooted in realities that have been a part of the African American experience for hundre...
directed by Gretchen Sorin and Ric Burns, 1955-; produced by Steven Bennett, fl. 1997, Emir Lewis, fl. 1997, Emily Pfeil, fl. 2019 and Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Steeplechase Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 59 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 15, Breaking the Silences
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family secrets of journalist Gayle King, film director Jordan Peele, and comedian Issa Rae, introducing them to ancestors who are both black and white, raising profound questions about their family trees.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 7, Science Pioneers
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 7 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold E.Varmus--three pioneering scientists who’ve made dramatic contributions to our understanding of the world.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 7 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 10, Criminal Kind
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Laura Linney and journalists Lisa Ling and Soledad O’Brien—telling them stories of tricksters, scoundrels and outright criminals, who nevertheless laid the groundwork for their success.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 3, Homecomings
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 3 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata and musician Jon Batiste discover the unexpected places their ancestors once called home.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 3 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 5, Beyond the Pale
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 5 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross, and comedian Marc Maron, uncovering previously unknown stories that show each shares more with their ancestors than a religious tradition.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 5 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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