Press Release for HOLLYWOOD’S ARCHITECT (1)

Paul R. Williams: A Pioneering African American Architect

A documentary. Paul Revere Williams is known as an architect to the stars, one of the first African Americans who achieved stature in a racially divided profession, but he also created civic works that spoke to his legacy and commitment to humanity and design.

AThe film premieres Thurs., Feb. 6, 2020 at 8 p.m. on PBS

SoCal (in conjunction with Black History Month) and will also air on WORLD Channel and other PBS stations nationwide, check local listings. Following the broadcast, the film will stream at pbssocal.org and on the free PBS Video app (available on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, the App Store, and Google Play), as well as on YouTube.

AIA 2017 Gold Medal recipient.

NOMA is strongly represented in this film, featuring members such as
Jeh Johnson Sr., Michael Marshall, and Dr. Wesley Henderson.