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John G. Young

The Village Voice called Young's first feature, Parallel Sons " of the best independent films of the decade." After its premiere in the Dramatic Competition at Sundance, it won Best Feature awards at the Florida Film Festival, OutFest and Frameline. It screened at over 40 national and international film festivals before it was released ... See full bio »

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Known For

Rivers Wash Over Me
Parallel Sons
Parallel Sons Director
The Reception
The Reception Director
bwoy Director


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 2016 bwoy
 2009 Rivers Wash Over Me (screenplay) / (story)
 2005 The Reception
 1995 Parallel Sons
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 2017 A New Beginning (co-producer) (pre-production)
 2016 bwoy (producer)
 2015 Texting and Driving: The Deadliest Distraction (Documentary short) (producer)
 1994 Garden (Short) (executive producer)
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 1995 Parallel Sons
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 2007/II Float (Short) (special thanks)

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Alternate Names:

John Gilbert Young

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Graduate of the State University of New York at Purchase (SUNY Purchase). Other alumni from Purchase include directors Hal Hartley and Nick Gomez, producer/director Bob Gosse, producer Todd Baker, as well as actors Wesley Snipes, Sherry Stringfield, Stanley Tucci, Parker Posey, Adam Trese, Laurence Mason ( "Parallel Sons"), Dwight Ewell, Melissa Leo, and Seth Gilliam.

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