Press Highlights

SF Chronicle
“Inspiring portrait of an ebullient activist artist.” – Jessica Zack
Artist-activist Edythe Boone finds ‘New Color’, October 4, 2015

“[A New Color is] a vehicle to discuss inequality and racial justice.”
‘Put the truth on the wall’: New film follows Berkeley muralist, educator, activist Edythe Boone
– Kathleen Constanza, August 2, 2016

‘Take Action Day’ focuses on films’ power to effect change, August 4, 2016

“Top recommendation . . . Emotionally rich, empowering, and full of strong, minority women being generous and proud and not taking shit, you won’t find better bang for your buck.” – Heather Kapplow, Boston
From an Oakland Muralist to a Failing Goat Farm, Artful Highlights from Boston’s Indie Film Festival, May 2, 2016

San Francisco BayView Newspaper
“Beautifully crafted…[Edythe Boone is a] legendary Black visual artivist.” – The People’s Minister of Information J
Bay Area artist honored in ‘A New Color: The Art of Being Edythe Boone’ at Oakland International Film Festival, April 4, 2016

Alameda Monthly and Oakland Monthly
“You’d have to watch a lot of documentaries before you encounter a directorial debut as confident and dynamic as Mo Morris’ ‘A New Color’” – Michael Fox
When Events Intersect with Art:  Mo Morris chronicles how Berkeley artist-activist Edythe Boone transforms lives, April, 2016

Pacific Sun
“An intimate portrait.” – Mal Karman
Feature: Keeping it reel, October 7, 2015

San Francisco Chronicle
‘Danish Girl,’ ’Spotlight’ to open Mill Valley Film Fest, September 15, 2015

Women and Hollywood/Mill Valley Film Fest’s 2015 Lineup , August 18, 2015

“Edy Boone: A Life Spent Inspiring Others Captured on Film.” – Tracey Taylor
Edy Boone: A life spent inspiring others captured on film, June 4, 2012.

Radio Highlights

KQED Forum
Forum host Mina Kim interviews artist Edythe Boone and filmmaker Marlene “Mo” Morris October 14, 2016

KPFA Sing Out
Larry Kelp interviews filmmaker Marlene “Mo” Morris, August 3, 2016

WSLR Radio Review from Susan Doll
Susan Doll reviews A New Color halfway through this program about Through Women’s Eyes Film Festival (Sarasota), March 29, 2016

WMNF From a Woman’s Point of View
Listen to Mary Glenney and Arlene Engelhardt interview Edythe Boone and Mo Morris, March 31, 2016

KALW Cross Currents Radio Show
Listen to Jen Chien interview Edy Boone and Mo Morris, October 7, 2015

Listen to Edy’s KALW interview on “Sights and Sounds” program, September 17, 2015

Blog Media

Generations Beat Online News
“Morris’ portrait of Edy captivates . . . [Edy’s] insights shine through as an artist with the quiet skill of a fine teacher, and with wisdom so rarely studied on camera.” – GBO Editor, Paul Kleyman
Screen Gems, October 5, 2016

Talk Story
“[A New Color is a retrospective on] Boone’s lifelong dedication to bringing people together to make public art” – Nishat Kurwa
Talk Story: Notable in my feed, October 28, 2016

Enclave Los Angeles
“Top Picks at Pan African Film Festival 2016” by Film Critic, Tom Nguyen, February 2, 2016

From the Heart Blog
“That rare documentary that I simply did not want to end.” – Don Schwartz
Blog Post by Don Schwartz, November 4, 2015

Wanda’s Picks Radio Show
Listen to Wanda Sabir hour-long interview with Edy and Mo, September 25, 2015