Jacqueline Stewart is the host of Silent Sunday Nights on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). Silent Sunday Nights showcases silent films from all over the world, including both feature films and silent shorts, spanning from the work of director Oscar Micheaux to pioneer Mabel Normand, and actor Douglas Fairbanks to filmmaker Robert Flaherty.
In 2022, Stewart was named Director and President of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. In this position, she guides the vision of the Academy Museum and oversee all aspects of its operations. Previously, she was the Chief Artistic and Programming Officer for the Academy Museum.
Stewart was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2021 for ensuring that the contributions of overlooked Black filmmakers and communities of spectators have a place in the public imagination.