FORA.tv Speaker - Lolis Eric Elie

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Biography

Lolis Eric Elie is a New Orleans born, Los Angeles based writer and filmmaker. Most recently, he joined the writing staff of the AMC television show, Hell on Wheels. Before that, he wrote for the HBO series Treme. Working with the award-winning director Dawn Logsdon, he co- produced and wrote the PBS documentary, Faubourg Treme: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans. His essay, “America’s Greatest Hits,” is included in Best African American Essays: 2009.

2 Programs

Town Hall: What Does it Mean to Know New Orleans?

08.24.15 | 00:46:27 min | 0 comments

The Nation at The New School: New Orleans Rebuilt

06.10.15 | 01:28:28 min | 0 comments