Coley Gray is a Washington, DC-based arts writer. She earned a MA in Arts Management from American University and writes regularly about documentary film, with a particular interest in covering the intersections of film, political and social contexts, and the philanthropy and nonprofit sectors.
Stories by Coley Gray
“Surreal.” That’s how Baltimore-based film director Ramona S. Diaz described the feeling she had when she answered the phone call in November from the Sundance Film Festival letting her know that her documentary had been selected to premiere.
The National Gallery of Art’s retrospective Skip Norman: Here and Now on December 9-10, 2023, is a long overdue homecoming for a talented Black filmmaker with strong connections to the region, whose small but compelling filmography and unique life story merit a fresh look.