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Director (feature film)

1.
Derek (2008)
A cinematic journey that illuminates the work and enduring importance of the late director Derek Jarman.
2.
Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask (1997) as Director
A complex, perceptive meditation on the life and legacy of Frantz Fanon, an Afro-Caribbean psychiatrist and political activist whose writings have become essential texts for liberation movements everywhere.
3.
That Rush! (1995) as Director
A short visual essay examining the phenomenon of "Rush Limbaugh TV."
4.
Darker Side of Black, A (1994) as Director
An investigation of the homophobic trend in rap and ragga, confronting a crisis of black popular culture which carries the scars of slavery, racism, and colonialism.
5.
Attendant, The (1992) as Director
Intersections of race, representation, and erotic imagination through the eyes of a black museum security guard.
6.
Black and White in Color (1992) as Director
A concise social history of race relations, as reflected through the involvement of black people in British broadcasting from the BBC's 1936 opening night to the present day.
7.
Young Soul Rebels (1991) as Director
Set in 1977, during the week of the Queen's Silver Jubilee, a young black London DJ, who together with his gay partner operates a pirate radio station, becomes implicated in the murder of a mutual friend.
8.
Looking For Langston (1990) as Director
A meditation on the representation of the black gay writer Langston Hughes, against a backdrop of the Harlem Renaissance.
9.
This Is Not an AIDS Advertisement (1987) as Director
A poetic antidote to a guilt-ridden 1987 AIDS awareness campaign.
10.
Media Fictions (1987) as Director
11.
Passion of Remembrance, The (1986) as Director
A look at issues of concern to British Black youth during the turbulent 80s--the Thatcher era.
12.
Territories (1984) as Director
13.
Who Killed Colin Roach? (1983) as Director

Cast (feature film)

14.
Black Nations/Queer Nations (1995) as Himself
A study which covers the March 1995 conference whose aim was to interrogate the economic, political, and social situations of lesbians and gay men, bisexual and transgendered people in the African Diaspora. The conference brough together an international group of scholars, activists, health and cult
15.
Daddy and the Muscle Academy (1992) as Himself
Traces the career of artist Tom of Finland with a particular focus on the ways in which his iconography and mythical male images have had a profound effect on how gays see themselves--and on gay consciousness in general.

Writer (feature film)

16.
Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask (1997) as Screenwriter
A complex, perceptive meditation on the life and legacy of Frantz Fanon, an Afro-Caribbean psychiatrist and political activist whose writings have become essential texts for liberation movements everywhere.
17.
Darker Side of Black, A (1994) as Screenwriter
An investigation of the homophobic trend in rap and ragga, confronting a crisis of black popular culture which carries the scars of slavery, racism, and colonialism.
18.
Young Soul Rebels (1991) as Screenwriter
Set in 1977, during the week of the Queen's Silver Jubilee, a young black London DJ, who together with his gay partner operates a pirate radio station, becomes implicated in the murder of a mutual friend.
19.
Looking For Langston (1990) as Screenwriter
A meditation on the representation of the black gay writer Langston Hughes, against a backdrop of the Harlem Renaissance.
20.
Passion of Remembrance, The (1986) as Screenwriter
A look at issues of concern to British Black youth during the turbulent 80s--the Thatcher era.
21.
Territories (1984) as Screenwriter
22.
Who Killed Colin Roach? (1983) as Screenwriter

Producer (feature film)

23.
Derek (2008)
A cinematic journey that illuminates the work and enduring importance of the late director Derek Jarman.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

24.
Dreaming River (1988) as Assistant Director
A look at the post-colonial experiences of Caribbean immigrants in Britain, as seen through the eyes of a middle-aged Black woman who reflects on the past, present and future from her death bed.

Casting (feature film)

25.
Looking For Langston (1990) as Casting
A meditation on the representation of the black gay writer Langston Hughes, against a backdrop of the Harlem Renaissance.

Producer (special)

26.
Signal to Noise: Life With Television (1996) as Segment Producer
Multi-part, irreverent look at the business and pleasure of television and its impact on contemporary life. Uses short, stylistic segments and video essays to examine the hold this pervasive medium has on people's perceptions of themselves, their world and the future.
27.
Question of Equality, The (1995) as Senior Producer
Documentary survey of aspects of the United States gay and lesbian civil rights movement since 1965, using archival film, clips from telecasts, newsreel footage, stills, personal testimonies and graphic art.

Misc. Crew (special)

28.
Signal to Noise: Life With Television (1996) as Series Consultant
Multi-part, irreverent look at the business and pleasure of television and its impact on contemporary life. Uses short, stylistic segments and video essays to examine the hold this pervasive medium has on people's perceptions of themselves, their world and the future.

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