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Birth Place: East London, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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Grew up in the Bow district of East London
1983:
Co-founded Sankofa Film and Video, a Channel 4-funded collective of young black filmmakers
1983:
Directed first short film, "Who Killed Colin Roach?"
1984:
First short film produced by Sankofa, "Territories"
1986:
Co-directed feature, "The Passion of Remembrance", with Maureen Blackwood
1987:
Served as assistant director on "Dreaming Rivers"
1989:
Directed experimental short, "Looking For Langston"
1989:
Directed Peter Gabriel music video, "Shaking the Tree"
1991:
"Young Soul Rebels", solo feature debut, selected to open Critics Week at Cannes Film Festival
1994:
Lived in NYC
1995:
Directed "That Rush!", a look at the Rush Limbaugh phenomenon
1996:
Made documentary on famed revolutionary icon Frantz Fanon, "Black Skin, White Mask"
1999:
Created the film installation "The Long Road to Mazatlan"; has been displayed at galleries throughout the world

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