Stephanie Black

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Stephanie Black is an American documentary film director and producer. She resides in New York City.

Her award winning film works include H-2 Worker which documents the 10,000+ Caribbean men brought to Florida each year under a temporary guestworker "H-2" visa to harvest sugar cane for American sugar corporations. The film won Best Documentary Award and Best Cinematography Awards at Sundance Film Festival in 1990;[1] "Life and Debt", on the impact the IMF, World Bank and IDB and current globalization policies have had on the economic development of Jamaica in 2001. The film won numerous awards including Los Angeles Critics Jury Awards.[2]

In 2008, Stephanie Black produced and directed "Africa Unite", a feature-length musical documentary on Bob Marley's 60th birthday celebration in Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia for the Marley family.[1]

Stephanie Black is also a television director of children's programming for Sesame Street, Nickelodeon and the Cartoon Network.[citation needed] She has also directed television specials broadcast on Lifetime TV and BRAVO.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b "Marley film to debut at Carib". Jamaica Gleaner News. Retrieved 21 July 2010.
  2. ^ NYT, Stephen Holden, June 15, 2001

  1. Greg Tate
  2. Linton Kwesi Johnson
  3. The Guardian

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