David Steward II, chair of the Nine Network's board of directors and founder of Lion Forge, a St. Louis-based media company, is one of the producers of Hair Love, which was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Animated Short Feature. Hair Love centers around the relationship between an African American father, Stephen, his daughter, Zuri, and her hair. View Hair Love on YouTube.
Stream Oscar-Nominated For Sama
A Frontline episode we aired in November has been nominated for an Academy Award® in the Documentary Feature category. For Samais an unforgettable story that unfolds as a love letter from a young Syrian mother (the filmmaker) to her daughter about her journey during five years of war in Aleppo.