His films have premiered at Sundance, Berlin and SXSW and regularly screen at film festivals around the world.
His Netflix original series Easy launched in 2016 and recently completed filming a second season. has become one of the most popular shows on public radio, heard by nearly three million listeners on 520 public radio stations nationwide and heard by a million people every month via podcast.“There goes Kevin Young again, giving us books we greatly need, cleverly disguised as books we merely want. Barnum presented as George Washington’s 161–year–old nursemaid, to the made–up memoirs of James Frey, to the identity theft of Rachel Dolezal, Young reveals how forgers and frauds sell us lies.
Preorder your copy of Fugitive Science through the CHF box office and save 20%.. Driscoll’s most ambitious project to date.” — The New York Times In her latest work, Play, Bessie Award–winning director and choreographer Faye Driscoll turns to the ritual of storytelling to explore how we relate to one another and how we form identities as individuals and citizens.
Driscoll has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Creative Capital award, and is a grateful recipient of a 2016 Doris Duke Artist Award and Fellowship.
Khalil Gibran Muhammad is one of America’s leading public intellectuals on civil rights and the African-American experience.
Along with Eddie Linker and Peter Gilbert, he runs Forager Film Company, which has produced and financed several feature films. The American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, astronaut Scott Kelly comes to CHF to deliver a candid account of his remarkable voyage aboard the International Space Station, the flights that proceeded it, and his colorful formative years. host Peter Sagal joins this natural storyteller and modern-day hero in conversation. Unexpectedly essential.” — Marlon James Kevin Young, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Poetry editor of The New Yorker, joins us for a timely conversation about his latest book, Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post–Facts, and Fake News, which traces a peculiarly American history, woven from stereotype and suspicion, with race as the most insidious hoax of all. Preorder your copy of Bunk through the CHF box office and save 20%.
His new memoir Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery describes the extreme challenges of a year in space, both existential and banal: the devastating effects on the body; the isolation from everyone he loves, the pressures of constant close quarters, the catastrophic risks of depressurization. Ticket purchase includes a copy of Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery. Kevin Young is the new Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, newly named a National Historic Landmark.
For his empirical analysis of asset prices, Robert was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics.