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Jacqueline Stewart

Jacqueline Stewart is a film scholar, archivist, curator, and MacArthur "Genius" Fellow illuminating the contributions that overlooked Black filmmakers and communities of spectators have made to cinema’s development as an art form. With a body of work that spans scholarship on African American film cultures, film preservation efforts, and curation of public programs, she fills critical gaps in the history of American media. Jacqueline is currently the chief artistic and programming officer at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. She has been the host of “Silent Sunday Nights” on Turner Classic Movies since 2019. Jacqueline earned her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.

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