Professional Directions: Writer Amanda Idoko '10, Apr. 26Join us for a Q&A discussion with writer Amanda Idoko '10. Amanda is a class of 2010 Cornell grad who majored in Theatre Arts. She got her break in the TV industry through the 2016 Disney-ABC Writing Program and was a writer on several ABC sitcoms: "Imaginary Mary," "The Goldbergs," and "The Mayor." Amanda broke into features after placing on the 2017 Black List. Current feature projects include "Breaking News In Yuba County" (starring Allison Janney), "Plastic Man" (DC), and "Untitled Musical" (starring Cynthia Erivo).
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APR 26#BlackGirlhood: The Criminalization of Black Girls i... Professor Rogers will share work-in-progress excerpts from her short film #BlackGirlhood. The film explores the criminalization of Black girls in the classroom, as we watch three girls struggle to...
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