Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project

Nominated for Best Documentary

Best Documentary Award given to the director and producer.


Directors/Producers: Joe Brewster, Michèle Stephenson

Producer: Tommy Oliver


Revealing the influence of Nikki Giovanni, one of America’s greatest artists and social commentators, and told through intimate vérité and archival footage, the film is a kaleidoscopic collision of memories, American history, live readings, and visually innovative treatments of her poetry.