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Director Andre Gaines joins Westdoc to talk making of Dick Gregory doc

Realscreen is partnering with filmmaker and executive producer Chuck Braverman and his Westdoc Online video series to bring his interviews with acclaimed documentarians and non-fiction content industry figures to its readership. In ...
July 14, 2021

Realscreen is partnering with filmmaker and executive producer Chuck Braverman and his Westdoc Online video series to bring his interviews with acclaimed documentarians and non-fiction content industry figures to its readership.

In this episode, Braverman talks to filmmaker and entrepreneur Andre Gaines (pictured), who made his directorial debut at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival with The One and Only Dick Gregory.

The documentary feature, which premiered on Showtime July 4, unpacks the career of the late stand-up comic, activist and pop culture icon Dick Gregory.

Gaines, whose other credits include HBO docuseries The Lady and the Dale and the film Bill Nye: Science Guy, discusses the six-year long journey of bringing The One and Only Dick Gregory to screen, working with archival footage, financing the film, partnering with Showtime and more.

For this and other episodes of Westdoc, visit the official site here.

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