Ryan White

Filmmaker

Ryan White directed The Keepers, a seven-part Netflix documentary series that looks into the murder of a nun and the sexual abuse that occurred at the school where she taught in Baltimore. Prior to The Keepers, his most recent project was The Case Against 8, a behind-the-scenes look at the five-year battle to overturn Proposition 8. The film received a grant from the Sundance Institute, won the Directing Award at Sundance, had its broadcast premiere on HBO, was nominated for two Emmys and was shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Documentary. White also directed Serena (Epix), a year in the life of tennis legend Serena Williams, Good Ol’ Freda (Magnolia Pictures), which tells the story of the Beatles’ longtime secretary Freda Kelly, and Pelada (PBS, Cinetic), a journey around the world through the lens of pick-up soccer. Ryan White graduated from Duke with a certificate from the Center for Documentary Studies.

October 20, 2017
Anatomy of a Serial: Closing Conversation with Ryan White and Jean Wehner, The Keepers
National Union Building
4:30 pm  -  5:30 pm