The Board of Directors


Gordon is the founder and Executive Director of The Foundation for the Augmentation of African Americans in Film (FAAAF). The Foundation’s mission is to identify, inspire and prepare the next generation of African-American filmmakers as they continue to influence, craft and develop the evolving images of African-Americans in cinema. Gordon was installed as President of the Washington, DC-Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) in 2002 and has continued to serve in this capacity, giving him the distinction of being one of a select few to head both a national film critic association and simultaneously lead a major award show.

He is the founder and Festival Director of the Lakefront Film Festival, launching in Columbia, Maryland in 2019. Gordon also is a member of the nation’s largest critic association, The Broadcast Film Critics (BFCA) as well as a critic for several outlets including and PBS’s (WETA-TV) Around Town. He is the host of the weekly film show, “Keeping It Reel with FilmGordon” on DC Radio.

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