Lyric Cabral


Lyric R. Cabral is an investigative, nonfiction storyteller whose work examines the intersections of race and surveillance post 9-11. Cabral’s debut film (T)ERROR, the first film to portray an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation, is a 2017 Emmy nominee for Outstanding Investigative Documentary. (T)ERROR was winner of a 2015 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Breakout First Feature and the 2015 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Grand Jury Prize. Cabral has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film, and their recent work has appeared on BBC, PBS, and Lyric is also a photojournalist whose images are held in collection at the Studio Museum of Harlem, New Orleans Museum of Art, and the Gordon Parks Foundation. Cabral is now directing The Rashomon Effect, an immersive examination of the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

October 19, 2017
Protecting Sources & Subjects in a (Newly) Hostile Environment
National Union Building
10:30 am  -  11:45 am