Oct. 9, 2019

The Rebellion of Jamaa Fanaka

The Rebellion of Jamaa Fanaka

Jamaa Fanaka was the most prolific college filmmaker of all time. Once he left college he found Hollywood to not be so inclusive. He decided to fight the industry with a series of lawsuits that would ultimately cost him his career. Filmmakers Zeinabu Da...


Jamaa Fanaka was the most prolific college filmmaker of all time. Once he left college he found Hollywood to not be so inclusive. He decided to fight the industry with a series of lawsuits that would ultimately cost him his career. 

Filmmakers Zeinabu Davis, Lexi Alexander, and Maria Giese help tell this story along with Jamaa's attorney Irving Meyer. 

Show notes and sources listed here: https://industrypodcast.org/articles

 


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