Stance Takes: Donald Glover's Atlanta
Introducing Stance Takes: an experimental mini episode outside of Stance's regular format, covering entertainment, in-depth interviews and the ideas framing co-founders, Chrystal Genesis and Heta Fell’s conversations. In the first episode of Stance Takes: We look at the “Donald Glover effect” and explore the programme’s social commentary and cultural influences with two industry-expert fans.
Our first expert is film publicist Yung Kha, who started her PR career CBC agency working on releases for Universal Pictures, Universal Music, Momentum Pictures and ITV amongst others, Yung moved in-house to the ICA as film and digital arts press officer. Currently at Dogwoof, Yung has has overseen all domestic and international releases including Dreams of a Life, Blackfish, BAFTA-winning The Act of Killing, and Oscar nominated City of Ghosts. Yung has also served on pitching panels in various European Documentary Film Festivals and was on the International Jury of the 2018 Edinburgh International Film Festival.
She is joined by AD Miller, Culture Editor of The Economist; previously he was the magazine's correspondent in the American South based in Atlanta. He is the author of Snowdrops, a novel set in Russia that was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize; The Faithful Couple, a story of friendship and secrets; and The Earl of Petticoat Lane, a family memoir of immigration, the Blitz and the underwear industry.