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6 February 2007 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Paul Mooney ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Sandra Bernhard ... Herself

Gabriel Casseus ... Himself
Joyce Coleman ... Herself
Mark Curry ... Himself
Red Grant ... Himself (as Redd Grant)

David Alan Grier ... Himself

Quincy Jones III ... Himself
Daryl Mooney ... Himself (as The Mooney Twins)
Dwayne Mooney ... Himself (as The Mooney Twins)
Shane Mooney ... Himself

Lori Petty ... Herself

Colin Quinn ... Himself

Phyllis Yvonne Stickney ... Herself
Shawn Ullman ... Himself
David Banks ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Luenell ... Herself (uncredited)

Richard Pryor ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Tim Reid ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Stacie Jones Upchurch ... Herself (uncredited)
Marsha Warfield ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Robin Williams ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

John Witherspoon ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Bart Phillips 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Mooney 

Produced by
Quincy Jones III .... executive producer (as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III)
Malik Levy .... producer
Paul Mooney .... executive producer
Shane Mooney .... producer
Mary Pelloni .... producer
Bart Phillips .... producer
D'Angela Proctor .... producer (as D'Angela Steed)
Helene Shaw .... executive producer
Adrian Sosebee .... producer (as Adrian Z. Sosebee)
Shawn Ullman .... producer
Film Editing by
Donnie Leapheart 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sean W. Hudson .... first assistant director
Camera and Electrical Department
Walter Glover .... lighting director
Jonathan X .... multi-camera director
Other crew
Alisha Calapini .... production coordinator (as Alisha Takahashi)
Juan Pablo Hernandez .... video transcriber
Matthew King .... production assistant
Kenny Stolfi .... production assistant
Ogden Bass .... special thanks
Quincy Jones .... special thanks
Jamie Masada .... special thanks
Nancy Stern .... special thanks

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Also Known As:
"Paul Mooney: Know Your History - Jesus Was Black... So Was Cleopatra" - USA (DVD box title)
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86 min

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5 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
history... rewrote without precaution !, 20 March 2010
Author: olivier ghis from France

You should never make a movie (and pretending to "educate" people) with such lack of honesty and precaution ! Of course, if you want to demonstrate that Jesus was black... before having any proof, well it's easy ! You will read and interpret any element in this direction.

Problem of this movie is that it's not convincing at all... and that serious historians (who are not all whites, members of the KKK and prejudiced against colored people !) are still debating about it...

We know for sure that Jesus did not have a Nordic type : it's not a proof that he was black ! And Cleopatra was a metis between Egyptian and Greek : she's the last queen of the Ptomele dynasty... which is coming more from Athen than Africa !!! so watching this movie is really scary sometimes ! Especially when you start to imagine that uncultivated people will take its "researches" for truth...

Olivier Ghis (Paris, France)

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