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Lolis Eric Elie

Writer | HBO's Treme
Lolis Eric Elie is a writer and documentary filmmaker. He's written about food, music and, most recently has worked on the HBO show "Treme."

Presentations from Facing Race 2012

Culture Trumps Politics: Or Does It?

When political times get hard, creative people turn to influencing the way race is lived instead of the way it is legislated. This session will focus on the relationship between cultural and political change, from the perspective of the nation's leading artists.

Speakers: Jeff Chang, Lolis Eric Elie, Negin Farsad, Rinku Sen, Jose Antonio Vargas