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Wilma Clopton

NMHS Unlimited Film Productions

Dr. Wilma E. Mosley Clopton, Ph.D., a Phi Delta Kappa, Pi Lambda Theta graduate of St. Louis University, is a writer/producer/director and author. She is a Mississippi native and daughter of the late Drs. Charles C. and Jessie Bryant Mosley.  Her father was the founder of the graduate school at Jackson State University and her mother the founder of Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center. Dr. Clopton is the creator of NMHS Unlimited Film Productions which is dedicated to highlighting the continued significant contributions of Mississippi African-Americans to the state of Mississippi.

Dr. Clopton is a graduate of the University of Mississippi Filmmaking Workshop and the Barefoot Filmmakers Workshop. She uses the medium of short documentary films to tell untold Mississippi stories.  As a video historian, Dr. Clopton’s body of work to date includes 11 films, four books, the Margaret Walker Alexander children’s coloring book and one play. Through her film and book, “JESSIE: One Woman, One Vision”, Dr. Clopton provides readers the opportunity to share the life journey of Dr. Jessie Bryant Mosley. As a consultant on the Mound Bayou project, Dr. Clopton will oversee the filming of the project and assist with the creation of the final film and book.

Dr. Clopton is the recipient of the 2011 Mississippi Humanities Educator Award. In 2013 she was selected as one of Mississippi’s Top 10 Business Women of the Year as well.  In 2014, Dr. Clopton received the prestigious Mississippi Arts Commission Media Fellowship Award. Dr. Clopton is also the recipient of the 2013 and 2015 MS Film and Video Alliance’s “Emerging Filmmaker Award” and an “Award of Merit” from the Mississippi Historical Society for her “Exemplary documentary film projects highlighting the significant contributions of African Americans in the State of Mississippi”. As an Adjunct Professor at Jackson State University’s W.E.B. Du Bois Honors College, Dr. Clopton teaches “American Film and The American Dream”, a course in the critical analysis of film and the overarching subliminal projections which influence our daily lives and perceptions.