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September 16, 2020 7:00 pm
Season 2

Miss Juneteenth: From Script to Screen

with DukeCreate & Duke Black Alumni
TV, Film, Digital & Documentary Social Impact
I don't know if I'd be making films about the South if I hadn't spend those four years at Duke.
Illustration by Nina Wilder '20 (@ninawilder).

For this special episode, DukeCreate & DEMAN Live are teaming up with Duke Black Alumni, Duke Cinematic Arts, Screen/Society, Duke Alumni, and Duke Department of African & African American Studies for a special virtual screening and filmmaker Q&A featuring the film’s producer, Duke alum Neil Creque Williams ’06, and writer/director Channing Godfrey Peoples. Neil and Channing will take us behind the scenes and share the creative process of their feature film, which premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and won the Louis Black “Lone Star” Award at the 2020 SXSW Film Festival, as well as answer your questions.

Miss Juneteenth Trailer — New York Times review


  • Channing Godfrey Peoples, Writer/Director
  • Neil Creque Williams ’06, Producer
  • Treva Lindsey AM’06, PhD’10, associate professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University
  • Moderated by Mark Anthony Neal, James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of African and African American Studies

About DEMAN Live

We know that finding a job/internship in all industries during these unprecedented times is confusing and stressful. We are here to help with DEMAN Live—a new Zoom series featuring conversations with alumni working in creative industries to help students and alumni navigate careers and opportunities during this time.