FORA.tv Speaker - Gina Belafonte

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Biography

Gina Belafonte is the producer of Sing Your Song, a film focused on the personal history and extraordinary events of her father Harry Belafonte's life and legacy. A committed social activist, Belafonte has dedicated the last ten years of her life to gang intervention and issues of youth incarceration. For the last six of those years, she followed her father around the world to bring together her art and activism with Sing Your Song. Prior to helping found The Gathering For Justice, a multi-cultural, multi-generational nonprofit organization that deals with youth incarceration and the criminalization of poverty, Belafonte spent several years acting on stage and television with notable roles with the National Shakespeare Company and in the TV Series, The Commish. She works internationally with artists and organizations developing the concepts and promoting the belief in interdependence. She continues to produce, act, and direct for theater, television, and film.

2 Programs

Black Male Re-Imagined Panel: Arts and Activism

10.11.16 | 00:18:29 min | 0 comments