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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), Riot (1999) and Speak Like a Child (1998). See full bio »
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Known For

The Nine Muses Director
(2010)
Riot Director
(1999)
(1998)

Filmography

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 2017 Precarity
 2017 Purple
 2016 Auto Da Fé (Short)
 2016 The Airport
 2015 Vertigo Sea (Documentary)
 2014 Tropikos (Short)
 2014 The Silence (Short)
 2013 Docs interdits (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 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)
 2000 A Very British Murder (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1999 Riot (Documentary)
 1998 Call of Mist (Short)
 1998 Goldie: When Saturn Returns (Documentary)
 1996 Voices in the Dark (TV Movie)
 1996 The Last Angel of History (TV Movie documentary)
 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 CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Art and Film Making in London, England. See more »

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