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Director (feature film)

2.
Life Support (2007)
Based on writer Nelson George's sister, the story follows one day in the life of an African-American AIDS activist, a former drug addict, devoted mother and wife who is also HIV positive.
3.
To Be a Black Man (1995) as Director
Based on an essay published in the Village Voice, a documentary which uses some staged footage to capture the joy and paranoia of black male existence.

Cast (feature film)

4.
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996) as Justice Of The Peace
Movie based on the best-selling novel of the same title, set in the 1950s, about a girl named Bone and her horrible childhood with an abusive stepfather and a mother who refuses to acknowledge any wrong-doing.
5.
Step Toward Tomorrow, A (1996) as Senior Citizen
A single mother of two must make important adjustments when her younger son is paralyzed in a diving accident.
6.
Gramps (1995) as Minister
An estranged grandfather moves in with his son's family and plots to steal his grandson.
7.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994) as Newsroom Reporter
A corrupt executive tries to control his company by appointing a small-town boob to replace the president.
8.
Nightmare in Columbia County (1991) as Minister
Based on the true story of a small-town South Carolina sheriff called upon to solve the kidnapping of a local girl by a serial killer.

Writer (feature film)

10.
Life Support (2007)
Based on writer Nelson George's sister, the story follows one day in the life of an African-American AIDS activist, a former drug addict, devoted mother and wife who is also HIV positive.
11.
To Be a Black Man (1995) as Screenwriter
Based on an essay published in the Village Voice, a documentary which uses some staged footage to capture the joy and paranoia of black male existence.
12.
CB4 (1993) as From Story
Quasi-documentary about a couple of middle class black guys who reinvent themselves as tough, bad boy "gangsta" rappers.
13.
CB4 (1993) as Screenwriter
Quasi-documentary about a couple of middle class black guys who reinvent themselves as tough, bad boy "gangsta" rappers.
14.
Strictly Business (1991) as Screenwriter
One day, an engaged real estate broker who has everything sees a girl whom he believes can make his life perfect, but his wild pursuit jeopardizes everything he's created for himself.

Producer (feature film)

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Good Hair (2009)
When Chris Rock's daughter, Lola, came up to him crying and asked, "Daddy, how come I don't have good hair?" the bewildered comic committed himself to searching the ends of the earth and the depths of black culture to find out who had put that question into his little girl's head. Rock visits hair s
18.
Everyday People (2004) as Executive Producer
Raskin's is the kind of neighborhood Brooklyn restaurant where young and old, black and white, artists and professionals have mingled for generations. But now everything is about to change. Faced with a business slump, Ira, the stressed-out Jewish owner decides to shut down--or rather, sell out to a
19.
To Be a Black Man (1995) as Producer
Based on an essay published in the Village Voice, a documentary which uses some staged footage to capture the joy and paranoia of black male existence.
20.
CB4 (1993) as Producer
Quasi-documentary about a couple of middle class black guys who reinvent themselves as tough, bad boy "gangsta" rappers.
21.
Strictly Business (1991) as Associate Producer
One day, an engaged real estate broker who has everything sees a girl whom he believes can make his life perfect, but his wild pursuit jeopardizes everything he's created for himself.
22.
Def By Temptation (1990) as Executive Producer
An evil temptress tries to lure a young divinity student astray.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

23.
To Be a Black Man (1995)
Based on an essay published in the Village Voice, a documentary which uses some staged footage to capture the joy and paranoia of black male existence.

Special Thanks (feature film)

24.
Dead Presidents (1995) as Special Thanks
Anthony Curtis is a bright 18-year-old from the Bronx who, in 1968, is stepping into manhood. Choosing not to immediately enroll in college, Anthony decides to leave his mentor Kirby, girlfriend Juanita Benson and her sister Delilah, to enlist in the Marine Corps. His buddy Skip and friend Jose soon join him. It is 1972 when Anthony returns to his neighborhood, only to discover that he is not treated as a hero. Though for a while he manages a part-time job in a butcher''s shop, Anthony, with his girlfriend Juanita, who bore his daughter shortly after he enlisted, is living in an infested South Bronx apartment, barely making ends meet. Afforded little respect, and eventually unemployed and desperate, Anthony feels he has no alternative but to take part in a scheme to obtain some "dead presidents"--a slang term for cash. He believes that one well-executed score will secure a chance at a better life for himself, for his daughter and for the people of his community.

Director (special)

25.
Announcement, The (2012)
On Thursday, November 7, 1991, professional basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson held a press conference to announce that he was HIV-positive and would be retiring from basketball immediately. Many thought this was a death sentence, but Magic is proving people wrong as he continues to thrive two

Cast (special)

26.
VH1 Presents the '80s (2001) as Interviewee ("Hip Hop/R&B")
Retrospective of popular music in the 1980's. The program examines how the music reflected and influenced our ideas about politics, money, technology, fashion, the media, drugs, race and sex.
27.
It's Black Entertainment (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary that celebrates musical performances by black artists captured on film from the 1920's to the present. Segmented into six thematic categories: The Dancers, The Divas, Rock and Soul, The Male Singers, Jazz and Swing, and Hip-Hop. Each segment features film footage and interviews with cele
28.
Stand and Be Counted (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary special about how musicians use the power of song to galvanize millions of people around the world to stand up for a cause. Over the past 50 years, many well-known musicians have used their music to attract world attention for their causes. The program captures this activism at benefit c
29.
Half Past Autumn: The Life and Times of Gordon Parks (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of photographer/writer/director/composer Gordon Parks. The program chronicles his entire life, ranging from his early childhood in Fort Scott, Kansas, through his journey to become a preeminent figure in photography, fiction, poetry, music and filmmaking. The program also explores America's
30.
9 Days That Rocked the 90's (1999)
Documentary that highlights 9 events that influenced music in the 1990s. Includes commentary from critics and performers.
31.
Journey of the African-American Athlete, The (1996) as Interviewee
Documentary that emphasizes personal stories, struggles and achievements of African-American athletes. More than 100 years of events are chronicled, using moments in American history as a backdrop for African-American achievements. Part 1 covers the years 1875-1950; Part 2, 1950 to the present. More
32.
NBA AT 50 (1996)
Documentary chronicling the history of the NBA from its inception in 1946 through today. Many past and present NBA players and personalities reflect on the game and its heritage. Vintage game and off-court footage offers a comprehenseive look at the NBA's past 50 years.
33.
Everybody Dance Now (1991)
A special focusing on contemporary dancers and choreographers of music videos.

Writer (special)

34.
Bremen Town Musicians: An Animated Special From The "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales For Every Child" Series, The (1999) as Adaptation
Four outcast animals journey to Bremen Town to pursue their dreams of becoming singers. When thieves Bad Bobby and Itch rob Farmer Farouk, the farmer replaces guard dog Hazel with a new puppy guard dog. Hazel decides to hit the road for Bremen Town to become a singer. Along the way, she meets up wit
35.
Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul (1988) as Writer
A documentary following the career of Aretha Franklin from her early years as a gospel singer to her rise to fame. The program features performance clips and interviews with family and friends.

Producer (special)

36.
Announcement, The (2012)
On Thursday, November 7, 1991, professional basketball player Earvin "Magic" Johnson held a press conference to announce that he was HIV-positive and would be retiring from basketball immediately. Many thought this was a death sentence, but Magic is proving people wrong as he continues to thrive two

Misc. Crew (special)

37.
Motown 40: The Music Is Forever (1998) as Consultant
Retrospective of the Motown record company, founded by Berry Gordy in 1958, which produced numerous pop records and initiated the careers of acts such as the Supremes, the Jackson Five, and Stevie Wonder. Includes clips, interviews, celebrity appearances and performances.
38.
Everybody Dance Now (1991) as Creative Consultant
A special focusing on contemporary dancers and choreographers of music videos.

Director (TV Mini-Series)

39.
One Special Moment (2001) as Director

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