The film industry is massive in Los Angeles, but there is a relatively small percentage of Black people working behind-the-scenes jobs. The Handy Foundation is creating pathways for diversity in the industry.
Issa Rae being interviewed by Emile Ennis Jr. in front of a large crowd at Macy’s in the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza. Photos by Jason Lewis
The “Insecure” director, producer, and actress talks about the success Blacks are having in film; the backlash she received for saying, “I’m rooting for everybody Black;” and she gives advice to young filmmakers.