Kimberly Rivers-Roberts has had success in music and documentary film making.
Nominated for an ACADEMY AWARD 2009 also winning Sundance GRAND JURY prize
Full Frame GRAND JURY prize winner
GOTHAM INDIE FILM award winner
AFI/Silverdocs special Jury Prize winner
2008 Council on Foundation Henry Hampton award for excellence in film and digital media
Winner working films award winner
Kathleen Bryan Human rights award winner
Official selection New Directors/New films (museum of modern arts and film society of Lincoln center)
Trouble the water Named best documentary by the film critics association and alliance of women film journalists
NAACP Image award nomination
Producers Guild of America for feature Documentary (nomination)
Roger Ebert Golden Thumb award winner
Harry Chapin media award winner
Trouble the water has been 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 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.
"Trouble the water" the song was written produced and performed by "Queen Blackkold Madina" also nominated for an Academy Award.
Ms.Roberts was voted Trail Blazer of the month by the Louisiana Data weekly and honored as Trail Blazer of the Year.
Queen Madina also co-starred in HBO's TREME as Devina's friend in multiple episodes,including in the fall seasons new episodes.
Also starring in NBC's "My first time Oscar's and
recently in WE's "Wedding Chapel.
In addition to starring in the film, Kimberly produced, wrote, and composed four songs that were featured in the Oscar-nominated film, including her hit song "Amazing", which is undoubtedly the heart of the movie.