Angela Tucker

Angela Tucker is a writer, director and Emmy-nominated producer who works in narrative and documentary genres. Her directorial work includes All Skinfolk, Ain’t Kinfolk, a documentary short which aired PBS’ Reel South about a mayoral election in New Orleans; All Styles, a narrative feature currently available on Amazon; Black Folk Don’t, a documentary web series that was featured in Time Magazine’s “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life”; and (A)sexual, a feature length documentary about people who experience no sexual attraction that streamed on Netflix and Hulu. She produced Belly of the Beast, directed by Erika Cohn, which broadcast on PBS’ Independent Lens this fall. Her production company, TuckerGurl, is passionate about stories that highlight underrepresented communities in unconventional ways. A Visiting Professor at Tulane University, Tucker was a Sundance Institute Women Filmmakers Initiative Fellow. She received her MFA in Film from Columbia University.


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The Myth of Choice

By Angela Tucker | January 25, 2021

The Myth of Choice

Angela Tucker on why producing Belly of the Beast, a documentary on race and forced sterilizations, was so personally resonant for her.