Did You Know?
[on his next film project "If Beale Street Could Talk"] [Author] James Baldwin
is a man of and ahead of his time; his interrogations of the American consciousness have remained relevant to this day. To translate the power of Tish and Fonny's love to the screen in Baldwin's image is a dream I've long held dear. Working alongside the Baldwin Estate, I'm excited to finally make that dream come true....
When he first got into film, his passion was for French and Asian New Wave cinema. He would always head straight for the Foreign Films section of his local Blockbuster and devour all he could afford. After he espied a photo of Quentin Tarantino
on the VHS jacket for Chungking Express
(1994) his curiosity was immediately piqued, and once he saw that movie he knew that he had to become a filmmaker.