Actress/ Motivational speaker/ Film maker/Rap artist/ Music Producer/ community leader.
Kimberly Rivers-Roberts aka (Queen Black Kold Madina) is the star of the 2009 Oscar(R) nominated documentary Trouble the water.
- Winner of the 2008 Sundance GRAND JURY prize
- 2008 Full Frame GRAND JURY prize winner
- 2008 GOTHAM INDIE FILM award winner
- 2008 AFI/Silverdocs special Jury Prize winner
- 2008 Council on Foundation Henry Hampton award for excellence in film and digital media winner
- 2008 working films award winner
- 2008 Kathleen Bryan Human rights award winner
- 2008 Official selection New Directors/New films (museum of modern arts and film society of Lincoln center)
- 2008 Named best documentary by the film critics association and alliance of women film journalists
- 2009 NAACP Image award nomination
- 2009 Producers Guild of America for feature Documentary (nomination)
- 2009 Roger Ebert Golden Thumb award winner
- 2010 Harry Chapin media award winner
- 2011 Trouble the water was named #9 in the top 20 documentaries that you should see before you die
- Time magazine named Kimberly Rivers-Roberts 4th best performance of 2008
- Kimberly was honored in 2010 by the Female Hip-Hop Awards for her work as a Rap-artist, humanitarian and for her work in Trouble the water.
- Mrs.Rivers-Roberts was honored as a Katrina hero by the Navigation foundation September 2010
- Trouble the water the song was written produced and performed by Ms.Rivers-Roberts was also nominated for an Academy award in 2009.
- June 2011 Ms.Roberts was voted Trail Blazer of the month by the Louisiana Data weekly.
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