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Producer / Director

David Weathersby is a filmmaker/videographer and the founder of City Vanguard, an arts organization that helps independent filmmakers create community-based documentaries for educational and cultural institutions. He has produced films, documentaries, and music videos as a director. His past projects include the documentaries Thee Debauchery Ball, The Color of Art, Sex in Colour, and It’s Different in Chicago. His work has been featured on The Africa Channel, WTTW, and various film festivals, including Pan African Film Festival, San Diego Black Film Festival, Roxbury International Film Festival, Chicago Onscreen, Chicago South Side Film Festival, Collected Voices Film Festival, Black Harvest Film Festival, Image Union Film Festival, and The Chicago Short Comedy Film Festival. In 2018, he was awarded a Black Excellence award for best director by the African American Arts Alliance of Chicago. 

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