UPDATED: Spring 2020 Practitioner Speaker Series: Reflections on Praxis-Based Learning
Jessica Green is the artistic director of the Houston Cinema Arts Society and she is also developing a narrative television project about Louis Armstrong’s State Department tours. She was the cinema director of the Maysles Documentary Center in Harlem, founded by legendary filmmaker Albert Maysles, from 2008-2018. Jessica is also a former founder, owner and editor-in-chief of the New York based, independent Hip-Hop magazine Stress (1994-2001), which was the first magazine to put Jay-Z on the cover, as well as the former executive editor of BET.com (2000-2005). Green has an undergraduate degree in Black Studies and Writing and Literature from Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School. She was born and raised in New York City, and her father Ernest Green, is of the Little Rock 9.