Dana Flor is a documentary director and producer. Her latest film is a feature length documentary that premiered at Tribeca called Check It about a black gay gang in DC. The film is executive produced by Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci and is currently being adapted for a television series. She also co-directed and produced The Nine Lives of Marion Barry – a feature length documentary about the infamous politician that appeared on HBO and played Closing Night at the 2009 Silverdocs Film Festival.
Flor wrote and directed the Emmy award-winning documentary Latinos in Beisbol and the Emmy-nominated documentary Cesar Chavez for NBC. She also works on a wide- range of stories for Reuters Television, CNN, BBC, National Geographic, and others - covering breaking news throughout Latin America and around the world.
Flor is a recipient of a Tribeca Film Institute Documentary Fund Grant, a DC Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship, a Pare Lorenz Fund Grant and as a AFI Docs/NBC Universal Impact Grant. She also won an Influence Film Award from the Tribeca Documentary Fund.
Both of Flor’s feature length documentaries Check It and The Nine Lives of Marion Barry can be seen on Amazon.com. Information about both films can be found at: www.checkitfilm.com and www.florfilms.com