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Woman in Media-Newark Celebrates its Annual Film Fest with a Retrospective Look Back at the Best from the past 11 years

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WBGO's Doug Doyle chats with Pamela Morgan (bottom right), Mimi Jones (top left) and Carol Bash (bottom right) about the Woman in Media Film Festival

The 2021 Woman In Media-Newark Film Festival is celebrating its 12th year thanks to its Executive Director Pamela Morgan.

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Woman In Media-Newark Film Festival runs from July 29 through August 1

This year's event that runs through August 1 will be a combination of in-person and virtual screenings of the festival's favorite films from the last 11 years.

Pam Morgan, jazz bassist and filmmaker Mimi Jones and the founder and President of Paradox Films Carol Bash chat with WBGO's Douglas Doyle about this year's festival that begins later this month. Jones' "Seeking Hope" and Bash's "Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band" are part of the lineup.

You can see the entire interview at https://fb.watch/72pELLgzIS/.

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 200 awards from organizations like PRNDI, AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.