Amanpour and Company

19-Year-Old Filmmaker Phillip Youmans

Clip: 05/13/2019 | 16m 7s Video has closed captioning.

19-year-old Phillip Youmans' first film "Burning Cane" won three awards at this year's Tribeca Film Festival. He has made history as the youngest director to feature in the festival and the first African American director to win the top prize, and he spoke with Alicia Menendez about his story.

Aired: 05/13/19

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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