SELECTED COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS
2000 - 2001
20th Anniversary Honorary Committee, Women in the Director's Chair
Reeling: Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival Advisory Board
1997 - 1999
Media Arts Panel, Illinois Arts Council
1995 - 1998
Black Harvest International Film and Video Festival Committee Member
Faculty Search Committee, Film Department, School of the Art Institute
MFA Search Committee, Video Department, School of the Art Institute
1991 - 1994
Board Member, Women in the Director's Chair
1992 - 1993
12th and 13th Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festivals
1991 - 1993
Conference Co-Chair, Third African American Women in the Arts Conference
ETA Creative Arts Foundation, Chicago
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (about Yvonne Welbon)
Ehrenstein, David. Sisters with Cameras. The Advocate, February 17, 2004.
Lindsey, Craig D. 'Sisters' gives Fascinating Insight.
The News & Observer, February 6, 2004.
Moss, Marilyn. Sisters in Cinema. The Hollywood Reporter, February 6, 2004.
Sumner, Jane. Filmmaker finds 'Sisters' in cinema but not Hollywood,
Dallas Morning News, February 6, 2004.
Bianco, Robert. Critics Corner- What to Watch This Weekend.
USA Today. February 5, 2004.
Mertes, Cara. Yvonne Welbon: The Indies' Own Self-Help Guru,
The Independent, March 2003
Koehler, Robert. Sisters in Cinema. Variety. March 11, 2003.
Merk, Ron. Be Your Own Distributor: If You Want Something Done Right...,
Release Print, April 2002
"The Innovators - Featuring 117 Gay and Lesbian Trend-Breakers: Yvonne Welbon"
The Advocate. August 14, 2001
Juhasz, Alexandra - Yvonne Welbon. Women of Vision: Histories in Feminist Film and Video Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
"She Said Cinema: Yvonne Welbon," broadcast on the Sundance Channel, April 2001
Stein, Rob. "Living With Pride,"
In The Life, #904, broadcast on PBS, April/May 2000
Raab, Barbara. "The Book of Ruth,"
The Advocate, April 11, 2000
Graham, Renee. "Life in the Pop Lane: Inspiring 'Pride' Depicts Life of Oldest Black Lesbian," The Boston Globe, April 11, 2000
Wisco, Albert. "Yvonne Welbon at the Toronto Film Festival."
Studio2, TV Ontario, broadcast November 12, 1999
Willis, Holly. "Fifty Creatives to Watch."
Variety, August 23 -29, 1999
Shen, Ted. "Film Explores Pride, Prejudice of a Lifestyle."
The Chicago Tribune, August 26, 1999
Willis, Holly. "Twenty-Five New Faces of Indie Film."
Filmmaker, Summer 1998
Redding, Judith M. and Victoria A. Brownworth "Yvonne Welbon: Memory."
Film Fatales: Independent Women Directors, Seattle,WA: Seal Press, 1997, pp. 112 - 116.
Walker, Cary. "Rethinking the Past: Learning to Question Mainstream Perceptions"
Focus, Vol. XVII, 1997, pp. 13-22.
Carter, Tammy."Soul Searching in the Far East."
Times-Picayune, (New Orleans) July 28, 1996.
Mura, David. "Alternative Gazes."
New Observer, (Philadelphia, PA), July 17, 1996.
Scott, Tony. "P.O.V. Remembering Wei Yi-fang..."
Variety, July 29, 1996,
Shen, Ted. "Reel Life: The Kindness of Strangers,"
The Reader, February 2, 1996.
Miller, Cheryl. "In The Life: New Works by Black Lesbian Filmmakers."
Hot Wire Vol 8, No. 3, September 1992.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (by Yvonne Welbon)
"Euzhan Palcy." Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History, 2nd Edition,
New York: MacMillan Reference, 2005
"Ruth Ellis." Encyclopedia of American Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered History
and Culture. Editor Marc Stein, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004
American Movie Classics Magazine August, 2001.
"Trying Hard to Hear Her."
Sundance Channel Program Guide April, 2001.
"The State of Black Independent Film."
Sundance Film Festival Program Book 2001.
"Daughters of the Dust"
Take Two Quarterly (1996).
"Black Lesbian Film and Video Art"
P-Form, No.35, (Spring 1995).
Deneuve (The name has since been changed to Curve), July, 1994.
"Left in the Dust: Lesbians Become More Visible on Screen...Sort of"
Windy City Times , December 1992.
"Determined to Create a Presence: Black Lesbian Film and Video Artists"
Windy City Times, July 16, 1992.
"Calling the Shots: Black Women Directors Take the Helm"
The Independent, March 1992.
"A Review of Rea Tajiri's History and Memory"
on Backstage Pass, WBEZ (Chicago's National Public Radio affiliate),
Nov. 22, 1991.