|Occupation||Director, Writer and Producer|
Life and career
Tucker graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA, and from Columbia University with an MFA. She was a Sundance Institute Women Filmmakers Initiative fellow. She has received grants from the MacArthur Foundation, the Ford Foundation, Tribeca All Access and the Brooklyn Arts Council. She was awarded an Artist Residency at Yaddo in Saratoga Springs.
Tucker was the Director of Production at Big Mouth Films, a social issue documentary production company. In 2010, Tucker left Big Mouth Productions to focus on her own film production company, TuckerGurl Inc. Her directorial debut under her own company was the feature documentary, (A)sexual, about people who experience no sexual attraction, premiered at Frameline Film Festival. In 2013, she directed and produced the documentary series, Black Folk Don't, featured in Time Magazine's “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life”.
Tucker's directorial debut feature film, All Styles, starring Dushaunt Fik-Shun Stegall and Heather Morris, premiered on Showtime. In 2018, she directed a short film, All Skinfolk, Ain’t Kinfolk, premiered at Doc NYC. She is also slated to direct the upcoming feature film, Paper Chase, starring Queen Latifah.
|2003||Conversations with Id||N||N||Short Film|
|2005||The Birthday Girl||N||Short Film|
|2008||Invisible Men: Greg's Story||N||N||Documentary short|
|2008||Invisible Men: Andrew's Story||N||N||Documentary short|
|2008||Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange||N||N||Documentary|
|2009||No Family History||N||N||Documentary|
|2010||Pushing the Elephant||N||N||Documentary|
|2013||The New Black||N||N||Documentary|
|2014||Just the Three of Us||N||Short film|
|2015||New Orleans, Here and Now||N||N||TV Series|
|2015||Independent Lens||N||N||TV Series; 2 Episodes|
|2013-2016||Black Folk Don't||N||TV Series; 10 Episodes|
|2018||All Styles||N||Feature Film|
|2018||All Skinfolk Ain't Kinfolk||N||N||Short Film|
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- "An interview with Angela Tucker, director (a)sexual". virginitymovie.com. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
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- "(A)sexual Star and Director David Jay and Angela Tucker". slate.com. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "Shout! Studios Acquires Angela Tucker's Dance Drama Feature Film "All Styles,"". blackfilm.com. 22 May 2018. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "The PBS and Adobe Foundations Join with POV in Awarding Grants To 15 Documentary Projects by Young Filmmakers". archive.pov.org. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "Women at Sundance Fellows: Hitting Their Stride". sundance.org. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "Pushing the Elephant". macfound.org. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "2010 REGRANT RECIPIENTS". brooklynartscouncil.org. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "Filmmakers". yaddo.org. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "(A)sexual". variety.com. 28 June 2011. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "(A)sexual premieres at Frameline Film Festival". juliesondradecker.com. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "6. Black Irony". Time. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "ALL STYLES". sho.com. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "ALL SKINFOLK AIN'T KINFOLK". docnyc.net. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "Queen Latifah to Star in and Exec Produce Teen Comedy "Paper Chase," Angela Tucker Directing". womenandhollywood.com. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "Upcoming 'AfroPop' Docuseries Designed To Give Audience A Unique Experience". baltimoretimes-online.com. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "Dreaming Nicaragua (Work in Progress)". idfa.nl. Retrieved 2019-07-28.
- "Pushing the Elephant". itvs.org. Retrieved 2019-07-28.