An acclaimed filmmaker/producer, Shola Lynch is known for her work on documentaries like Frank Lloyd Wright
and, most recently, Free Angela and All Political Prisoners
, which chronicles the infamous Angela Davis case. She made her directorial debut in 2004 with Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed
, the Peabody Award-winning story of America's first Congress-elected Black woman, Shirley Chisholm, and her run for presidency in 1972.
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