Roger Ross Williams

Roger Ross Williams Brief Biography


Roger Ross Williams (born September 16, 1973) is an American television news, documentary and entertainment director, producer and writer. He directed most notably Music by Prudence that won the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject), about a 21-year-old Zimbabwean singer-songwriter Prudence Mabhena, who was born severely disabled and has struggled to overcome poverty and discrimination. All other seven members of Prudence's band "Liyana" are also disabled. Williams most recently directed God Loves Uganda, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival to enormous critical acclaim. It was shortlisted for a 2014 Academy Award, has won over a dozen awards and screened at over 60 film festivals worldwide.

Roger Ross Williams News

• 'Deadpool,' 'Fences' and 'Arrival' to compete for Producers Guild of America Award top film award
• Laura Dern and Steven Spielberg elected to academy board of governors

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