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Birth Place: Hampton, Virginia, USA Profession: Director ...
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1986:
Began producing and directing documentaries for Kartemquin Films
1991:
Wrote and directed documentary "Grassroots Chicago"
1994:
Directed first feature length documentary "Hoop Dreams"; nominated for an Oscar for Best Film Editing
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Formed Longshot Films with Peter Gilbert
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Signed two-year deal with Disney
1997:
Directed first feature, the biopic "Prefontaine"; also co-wrote with Eugene Corr
1999:
Helmed the TNT movie "Passing Glory"
2002:
Directed and produced the documentary "Stevie"
2005:
Directed and produced the documentary "Reel Paradise," about the world's most remote movie theater located in Fiji
2008:
Helmed the documentary "At the Death House Door," which investigated the wrongful death of Carlos DeLuna, who was executed in Texas on Dec. 7, 1989; also produced
2011:
Directed and produced "The Interrupters," a documentary about a city grappling with urban violence

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