Marco Williams is a filmmaker and a film educator. He is a member of the faculty at New York University in the undergraduate film and television department. Prior to joining NYU, he taught for three years as a member of the directing faculty at the University of North Carolina School of the Artsí school of filmmaking. He has also been a visiting lecturer at Duke Univeristy, teaching a video production course exploring diversity on campus.
An award-winning documentary and fiction film director, Williamsí filmography includes the nationally and internationally acclaimed documentaries Two Towns of Jasper (with co-director Whitney Dow) and In Search of Our Fathers, as well as the CableAce nominated dramatic short, Without a Pass. He is also the director of Making Peace: Rebuilding our Communities, which was part of a four-hour PBS series profiling people working to heal the conditions that create violence in their communities. Williamsí films have been broadcast on cable and public television, including Showtime and Frontline, and have been screened at film festivals throughout the world.