British directors of colour

by Tualap1 | created - 02 Jan 2017 | updated - 21 May 2017 | Public

1. Steve McQueen

Director | 12 Years a Slave

Steve McQueen was born on October 9, 1969 in London, England as Steve Rodney McQueen. He is a director and writer, known for 12 Years a Slave (2013), Shame (2011) and Hunger (2008). He is married to Bianca Stigter. They have two children.

SHAME

2. Amma Asante

Director | Belle

Amma Asante is a British BAFTA award winning screenwriter and director, known for Belle (2013), and A Way of Life (2004). She is a former child actress, who began her writing career at the age of 23 with a script deals from both Channel 4 in the UK and BBC. Her first movie, A Way of Life, which she...

BELLE

3. Noel Clarke

Actor | Brotherhood

Noel Clarke was born on December 6, 1975 in London, England as Noel Anthony Clarke. He is an actor and producer, known for Brotherhood (2016), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) and Mute (2018). He is married to Iris Da-Silva. They have two children.

Kidulthood

4. Sally El Hosaini

Director | My Brother the Devil

Sally El Hosaini is known for her work on My Brother the Devil (2012), Green Zone (2010) and The Fifth Bowl (2008).

My Brother the Devil

5. Mo Ali

Director | Shank

Mo started out as a award winning music video director, working with some of the most innovative artists in the UK's urban music scene. His feature debut, the post-apocalyptic action-thriller "Shank", was released theatrically in 2010, entering the UK Charts at number 4 and has now been released in...

6. Menhaj Huda

Director | The Flash

Menhaj Huda is an award winning British Film and TV director, based in Los Angeles, best known for the urban hit, Kidulthood.

Huda was born in Bangladesh and moved to the UK as a child and grew up in London.

After completing a degree in Engineering at Oxford University, he started working in ...

7. Isaac Julien

Director | Looking for Langston

Isaac Julien was born in February 1960 in London, England. He is a director and writer, known for Looking for Langston (1989), Derek (2008) and Young Soul Rebels (1991).

8. Yann Demange

Director | '71

Yann Demange was born in 1977 in Paris, France. He is a director and producer, known for '71 (2014), Top Boy (2011) and Lovecraft Country (2019).

Top Boy,71',White boy Rick



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