This Friends of the Black Oscar Nominees statue was awarded to Wilbert Rideau for his role as co-director of the documentary The Farm: Life at Angola Prison. The statue has a square wooden base with a tall makonde style metal sculpture extending from the center of the base. The sculpture depicts four (4) people climbing upward and one larger face in the upper right facing corner. The back side of the sculpture imitates a tree trunk. A brass plaque is adhered to the front side of the base with engraved text that reads: FRIENDS OF THE BLACK OSCAR NOMINEES / 1999 Award of Recognition / WILBERT RIDEAU / Co-Director / "The Farm: Life at Angola Prison". The bottom of the base is covered in black felt.