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FINDING YOUR ROOTS
Screening & Conversation with Series Senior Producer Sabin Streeter
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Join WABE and ATL PBA for a Finding Your Roots Season 7 screening experience moderated by Lisa Rayam, host of WABE’s Morning Edition. The event will feature excerpts from the new season, an early peek at ATL PBA’s spring programming lineup, and a conversation with the Series Senior Producer, Sabin Streeter. The audience will also get the chance to join a live Q&A through Zoom, providing the opportunity to learn more about the creation of Finding Your Roots.
Presented in partnership with WETA and PBS, this event is open to the general public and is appropriate for all ages.
As a supporter of Public Broadcasting Atlanta, we appreciate your help in offsetting the costs of presenting this event. We understand that this is a challenging time and that not everyone can spare money for virtual event tickets. A limited number of free tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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About the Show – In the series Finding Your Roots, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. connects his guests with unknown pieces of their family tree and ancestry, creating memorable moments as guests react in real-time to the discoveries. With the Season 7 premiere of Finding Your Roots, the story continues featuring new celebrity guests and brand new life stories.
Special Guest – Sabin Streeter is an independent writer and filmmaker, specializing in documentary television. He is the showrunner, senior producer, and director of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (PBS 2015-ongoing). Recent projects include senior producing and directing the Emmy-nominated four-hour series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise (PBS, 2016), directing and producing the first two episodes of the Emmy-winning six-hour series Many Rivers to Cross (PBS 2013), as well as producing America Revealed (PBS, 2012), Fabric of the Cosmos: Space (PBS, 2012).
Corporate support for Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7 is provided by Ancestry and Johnson & Johnson. Major support is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.