Angela Tucker is a writer, director, and producer whose career has been marked with creative, bold and varied social issue based projects, including feature length films, documentary and fiction shorts, web series, advocacy videos, and PSAs. Tucker has been featured on NPR, The Root, The Independent and The Huffington Post. Tucker has an MFA in Film from Columbia University, a BA from Wesleyan University, and her work has been screened nationally and internationally by a variety of prestigious festivals, to significant acclaim.
Angela’s work has been featured in The Guardian, Time Magazine, Film Independent, The Root, Turnstyle,The Rumpus, Variety, About.com, Salon, and Where’s Your Line? Badass Activist Friday, among many other media outlets.
Quotes about Angela and her work:
Moira Weigel, "A fresh take on teen comedy aims to bring black female friendships to the fore."
Baratunde Thurston. author of NYT best-seller, “How To Be Black”
“Thanks to Angela Tucker, we’ll have to remove ‘making insightful and entertaining videos about black behavior and expectations’ from the list of things Black folk don’t do.”
Variety Review of (A)sexual
“Brightly assembled … provides a fascinating look at an orientation most are inclined to disbelieve truly exists.”
Lynn Paltrow, Executive Director, National Advocates for Pregnant Women
“Angela was able to approach a difficult and complex topic and make a video for us that was beautiful and understandable to a broad audience. It was a pleasure to work with her.”
Mable Haddock, Director of the Producers’ Lab, Firelight Media
“Angela’s ‘Black Folk Don't’ not only provides a space for people to dialogue around an issue that reaches across demographics, it also encourages and inspires emerging filmmakers who want to create sustaining stories for the web and other online platforms.
The Huffington Post Review of (A)sexual
“A sincere examination, both scientific and emotional, of the asexual identity.”