Filmmaker; Co-Founder, Rada Film Group
Joe Brewster is a producer, director, and psychiatrist who uses this training as the foundation in approaching the social issues he tackles as an artist and filmmaker. A Rada Film Group co-founder, he creates stories using installation, narrative, documentary, and print mediums. Brewster’s American Promise was awarded the U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Achievement in Filmmaking at Sundance and the African American Film Critics' Association Award, and the companion book Promises Kept received the 2013 NAACP Image Award. A recipient of fellowships and grants from the Sundance Institute, Tribeca Film Institute, BAVC, MacArthur Foundation, and John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, he is a Spirit Award and three-time Emmy Award nominee.