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Born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on April 13, 1944, Charles Burnett moved with his family to the Watts area of Los Angeles at an early age. He describes the community of having a robust mythical connection with the South as a result of having so many Southern transplants, an atmosphere which has informed much of his work. Burnett went to UCLA, where... See full bio »

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Killer of Sheep Director
(1978)
(1990)
(1983)
(1999)

Filmography

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 2021 After the LockDown: Black in LA (Documentary)
 2020 Cinetracts '20 (Documentary short)
 2012 Mulatto Saga (Short)
 2010 42 One Dream Rush (Short)
 2009 Relative Stranger (TV Movie)
 2007 Quiet as Kept (Short)
 2004 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2003 The Blues (TV Mini 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 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Dr. Endesha Ida Mae Holland (Documentary short)
 1998 The Wedding (TV Movie)
 1997 The Final Insult (Documentary)
 1997 Documenta X - Die Filme (Documentary)
 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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For me, anyone who finishes a film I take my hat off to. When an audience sees a finished film, it doesn't know the wars fought by the director to make his or her picture. See more »

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He and filmmaker Haile Gerima were classmates at UCLA's Film School; Gerima acknowledges him as a friend and mentor. See more »

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