Rhonda L. Haynes (2019) has nearly 30 years of experience in the technical aspects of film and television production. She has worked behind the scenes on a number of network productions, independent features and short films. Her work has taken her across the globe to West Africa, Senegal and Northern India. Rhonda previously directed “Bringin’ in Da Spirit,” an award-winning documentary on African-American midwives. She was also the curator for the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival for four years and juror for the Pembroke Taprelli Arts & Film Festival.
She is currently at work on “Let the Eagle Scream! The Lynching Tree in America.” The documentary looks at the lynching era and its manifestation through two millennia. It explores the lives of the people who are directly connected with lynching and those who have encountered its present-day applications.