The Book of Negroes at the United Nations

On September 5th, 2014 Conquering Lion Pictures founders Damon D’Oliveira and Clement Virgo, along with Oscar-winning  we’re honored to be selected to address the United Nations as part of their year long initiative REMEMBER SLAVERY. Damon and Clement spoke about the depiction of slavery in modern films, including their own miniseries THE BOOK OF NEGROES. We […]

Clement Virgo and Damon D’Oliveira at CBC Canada House

Last Thursday, Conquering Lion Pictures played a key part in CBC presence at TIFF by opening Canada House, a series of panels and interviews about the upcoming lineup. Clement Virgo and Damon D’Oliveira were interviewed by CBC’s Matt Galloway about their new project, The Book of Negroes. They covered many topics, including how Aunjanue Ellis became the […]