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Birth Place: Hampton, Virginia, USA Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
CNN Films: Life Itself (2014)
The life of film critic Roger Ebert is examined.
2.
Head Games (2012)
This revealing documentary explores the silent concussion crisis in American sports. Athletes from the professional to the youth levels share their personal struggles in dealing with the devastating and long-term effects of concussions, an epidemic fueled by the "leave everything on the field" menta
3.
Interrupters, The (2011)
On the streets of Chicago, former gang members work as "Violence Interrupters," protecting their communities from the brutality they once employed. Their cases include two warring brothers, a girl just out of jail, and a young man bent on revenge.
4.
Reel Paradise (2005)
John Pierson is a noted independent film maven and author of the widely celebrated book "Spike, Mike, Slackers & Dykes," who together with his wife Janet created the IFC cable show "Split Screen." On one story for the show, John and his family went to Fiji in search of the 'world's most remote movi
5.
Stevie (2002) as Director
Documentarian Steve James, who directed "Hoop Dreams" in 1994, embarked on a new mission the following year. In 1995, he returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young male to whom he had served as mentor and Big Brother, ten years earlier. James intended to
6.
Passing Glory (1999) as Director
Idealistic young black priest Joseph Verrett uses the basketball court to challenge the social conventions of New Orleans in the early 1960s by setting up a sanctioned game between the black parochial school where he coaches and a white parochial prep school.
9.
Prefontaine (1997) as Director
Biographical film on the tragically short life of American track and field star Steve Prefontaine, who died in a car wreck at the age of 24 just before the 1976 Olympics.
10.
Hoop Dreams (1994) as Director
Two black teenagers struggle to become professional basketball players.

Cast (feature film)

11.
Stevie (2002) as Himself
Documentarian Steve James, who directed "Hoop Dreams" in 1994, embarked on a new mission the following year. In 1995, he returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young male to whom he had served as mentor and Big Brother, ten years earlier. James intended to
12.
Hoop Dreams (1994) as Narration
Two black teenagers struggle to become professional basketball players.

Cinematography (feature film)

13.
Bridget Jones' Baby (2016)
Bridget Jones tries to have a baby.
14.
Interrupters, The (2011)
On the streets of Chicago, former gang members work as "Violence Interrupters," protecting their communities from the brutality they once employed. Their cases include two warring brothers, a girl just out of jail, and a young man bent on revenge.

Writer (feature film)

15.
Prefontaine (1997) as Screenwriter
Biographical film on the tragically short life of American track and field star Steve Prefontaine, who died in a car wreck at the age of 24 just before the 1976 Olympics.
16.
Hoop Dreams (1994) as Screenwriter
Two black teenagers struggle to become professional basketball players.
17.
Street Hunter (1990) as Screenwriter
A New York City bounty hunter becomes embroiled in a vicious turf war between a Colombian drug ring and the Mafia.

Producer (feature film)

18.
CNN Films: Life Itself (2014)
The life of film critic Roger Ebert is examined.
19.
Head Games (2012)
This revealing documentary explores the silent concussion crisis in American sports. Athletes from the professional to the youth levels share their personal struggles in dealing with the devastating and long-term effects of concussions, an epidemic fueled by the "leave everything on the field" menta
20.
Interrupters, The (2011)
On the streets of Chicago, former gang members work as "Violence Interrupters," protecting their communities from the brutality they once employed. Their cases include two warring brothers, a girl just out of jail, and a young man bent on revenge.
21.
War Tapes, The (2006)
Uses footage shot by three members of the National Guard deployed in Iraq. Sergeant Steve Pink is a wisecracking carpenter who aspires to be a writer. Sergeant Zack Bazzi is a Lebanese-American college student who loves to travel and is fluent in Arabic. Specialist Mike Moriarty is a father who seek
22.
Reel Paradise (2005)
John Pierson is a noted independent film maven and author of the widely celebrated book "Spike, Mike, Slackers & Dykes," who together with his wife Janet created the IFC cable show "Split Screen." On one story for the show, John and his family went to Fiji in search of the 'world's most remote movi
23.
Stevie (2002) as Producer
Documentarian Steve James, who directed "Hoop Dreams" in 1994, embarked on a new mission the following year. In 1995, he returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young male to whom he had served as mentor and Big Brother, ten years earlier. James intended to
24.
Hoop Dreams (1994) as Producer
Two black teenagers struggle to become professional basketball players.

Editing (feature film)

25.
CNN Films: Life Itself (2014)
The life of film critic Roger Ebert is examined.
26.
Interrupters, The (2011)
On the streets of Chicago, former gang members work as "Violence Interrupters," protecting their communities from the brutality they once employed. Their cases include two warring brothers, a girl just out of jail, and a young man bent on revenge.
27.
Lion in the House, A (2006)
Five diverse families--each with a child fighting cancer--navigate the ups and downs of treatment over six years, while maintaining hope in this complex portrait of human resilience.
28.
War Tapes, The (2006)
Uses footage shot by three members of the National Guard deployed in Iraq. Sergeant Steve Pink is a wisecracking carpenter who aspires to be a writer. Sergeant Zack Bazzi is a Lebanese-American college student who loves to travel and is fluent in Arabic. Specialist Mike Moriarty is a father who seek
29.
Reel Paradise (2005)
John Pierson is a noted independent film maven and author of the widely celebrated book "Spike, Mike, Slackers & Dykes," who together with his wife Janet created the IFC cable show "Split Screen." On one story for the show, John and his family went to Fiji in search of the 'world's most remote movi
30.
Stevie (2002) as Editor
Documentarian Steve James, who directed "Hoop Dreams" in 1994, embarked on a new mission the following year. In 1995, he returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young male to whom he had served as mentor and Big Brother, ten years earlier. James intended to
31.
Hoop Dreams (1994) as Editor
Two black teenagers struggle to become professional basketball players.

Director (special)

32.
Higher Goals (1992) as Director
A special presenting the real-life stories of two high school athletes who face the conflicts of balancing dreams of professional basketball careers with the realities of graduating from high school and going to college.

Producer (special)

33.
Higher Goals (1992) as Producer
A special presenting the real-life stories of two high school athletes who face the conflicts of balancing dreams of professional basketball careers with the realities of graduating from high school and going to college.

Director (TV Mini-Series)

34.
Joe and Max (2002) as Director

Director (TV Mini-Series)

35.
New Americans, The (2004) as Director (Nigerian Story)

Cinematography (TV Mini-Series)

36.
New Americans, The (2004) as Camera (Nigerian Story)

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

37.
New Americans, The (2004) as Executive Producer

Editing (TV Mini-Series)

38.
New Americans, The (2004) as Editor

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