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John Akomfrah


John Akomfrah was born in 1957 in London, England. He is a director and writer, known for The Nine Muses (2010), The Stuart Hall Project (2013) and Speak Like a Child (1998). See full bio »

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 2015 Vertigo Sea (Documentary)
 2014 Tropikos (Short)
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary)
 2013 The March (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 The Stuart Hall Project (Documentary)
 2010 The Nine Muses (Documentary)
 2010/I Mnemosyne (Documentary)
 2009 Oil Spill: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Wetin Dey (TV Series)
 2004 Urban Soul: The Making of Modern R&B (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Stan Tracey: The Godfather of British Jazz (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Mariah Carey: The Billion Dollar Babe (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Stalkers (Documentary short)
 2000 A Very British Murder (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1999 Riot (Documentary)
 1998 Call of Mist (Short)
 1998 Goldie: When Saturn Returns (Documentary)
 1996 The Last Angel of History (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Voices in the Dark (TV Movie)
 1995 African Footsteps (TV Series documentary)
 1993 Seven Songs for Malcolm X (Documentary)
 1988 Testament
 1987 Handsworth Songs (Documentary)
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He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's New Years Honors List for his services to the film industry. See more »

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