Richard Rowley

Richard is an Academy Award nominated director and Sundance Film Festival winning cinematographer with 19 years experience producing, directing, and 23 shooting for screen and television. His most recent documentary feature, Dirty Wars, pioneered a fusion of non-fiction reportage and dramatic narrative storytelling that won him dozens of festival awards and an Academy nomination. His four other theatrically released documentary features have been honored at scores of festivals around the world, from Berlin to Sundance. Richard has directed, produced and filmed dozens of television documentaries for Channel 4, BBC, Canal +, ZDF, ARD, CBC, PBS, CNN International, Al Jazeera and others. Recently, he was lead cinematographer for the Showtime climate change series, Years of Living Dangerously. He has been awarded Sundance, Rockefeller and Jerome Fellowships, and his work has been displayed at MoMa and the Berlin Biennial.

Lucian Read

Lucian is an award-winning producer, cinematographer and conflict photographer, whose work  has engaged with many of the most important international and domestic issues and events for more than a decade. Before co-creating America Divided, he was co-producer and principal cinematographer for the 2014 Emmy-winning climate change documentary series, Years of Living Dangerously. Previously, he directed the Occupy Wall Street feature documentary 99%, — an official 2013 Sundance selection . He was awarded the 2015 Emmy for an investigation of deaths on the US-Mexico border.His work as a producer for the news magazine program Dan Rather Reports from the Afghan War was nominated for an Emmy in 2010. His photojournalism work during the Iraq and Afghan Wars for publications such as Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Newsweek and Time garnered a World Press Photo Award in 2006. A collection of his work—including The Battle of Fallujah—is in the permanent collection of the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia. His work as a producer for the newsmagazine program Dan Rather Reports from the Afghan War was nominated for an Emmy in 2010. Other recent cinematography credits include the documentary series VICE on HBO, The Fourth Estate, Deadliest Catch, and Death Row Stories, and the feature documentaries Time to Choose, City of Joel, and Be Right Back: Maurizio Cattelan.





Episode 5

Friday, October 28 at 9/8c (60 Minutes)

Actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis continues his investigation into the political landscape of his hometown of North Carolina and how it’s emblematic of the country’s deepening political divide during the 2016 campaign; Golden Globe®-winning comedic actress and producer Amy Poehler reports on the complex challenges faced by domestic workers in California who maintain an intimate relationship with the families that employ them while also fighting to pass a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.

Episode 4

Friday, October 21 at 9/8c (60 Minutes)

Emmy®– and Golden Globe®-winning actress America Ferrera continues her investigation into the lives of the undocumented living in Texas; actor Peter Sarsgaard reports on how unemployment and the shuttering of America’s factories have led to the addiction crisis ravaging our country’s heartland; and actor and comedian Zach Galifianakis returns to his home state of North Carolina to investigate the changing political landscape.

Episode 3

Friday, October 14 at 9/8c (60 Minutes)

“Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams continues his investigation into the Pinellas County School system and the fight to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline; actor Peter Sarsgaard explores the addiction crisis ravaging an Ohio town; and Emmy® – and Golden Globe®-winning actress America Ferrera travels to Texas to report on the lives of the undocumented living in the Rio Grande Valley.

Episode 2

Friday, October 7 at 9/8c (60 Minutes)

Legendary TV producer Norman Lear continues his investigation into the gentrification of New York City and goes undercover to expose racial discrimination in housing; actress Rosario Dawson reveals new information on the Flint water crisis; and “Grey’s Anatomy” star and former teacher Jesse Williams travels to Pinellas County, Florida, to investigate the roots of one of the most unequal school systems in the country.

Episode 1

Friday, September 30 @ 9/8c (90 Minutes)

Oscar®-winning hip-hop artist Common returns to his hometown of Chicago to explore disparities in the criminal justice system; actress Rosario Dawson travels to Flint, Michigan, to uncover the man-made disaster behind the city’s water crisis; and legendary TV producer Norman Lear investigates gentrification in New York City, revealing a city of people with no homes and homes with no people.