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Considered one of Americas greatest filmmakers, Charles Burnett was born in Mississippi in 1944, he grew up in Watts. He was one of the privileged blacks who had access to college education in those days; the 60s. He studied at UCLA's Film Department. He was first noticed in 1981 with Killer of Sheep which won a prize at Berlin. Burnett's film The... See full bio »
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 2014 83 Days (attached) (pre-production)
 2012 Mulatto Saga (Short)
 2009 Relative Stranger (TV Movie)
 2007 Quiet as Kept (Short)
 2004 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2003 For Reel? (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property (Documentary)
 2002 American Family (TV Series)
 2000 Finding Buck McHenry (TV Movie)
 2000 Olivia's Story (Short)
 1999 Selma, Lord, Selma (TV Movie)
 1998 Dr. Endesha Ida Mae Holland (Documentary short)
 1998 The Wedding (TV Movie)
 1996 Nightjohn (TV Movie)
 1995 When It Rains (Short)
 1991 America Becoming (Documentary)
 1973 The Horse (Short)
 1969 Several Friends (Short)
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The best director is a good listener. He incorporates ideas from everyone he works with, steering with a steady but not rigidly controlling hand. See more »

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Brother-in-law of filmmaker Joy Shannon See more »

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