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Blitz Bazawule

Blitz Bazawule is a Filmmaker and Musician born in Ghana and based in New York. Blitz's feature directorial debut 'The Burial Of Kojo' premiered on Netflix in 2019 via array. He co-directed Beyoncé's Black Is King which earned him a Grammy nomination in 2020. Blitz is directing 'The Color Purple Musical' for Warner Bros produced by Oprah Winfrey, ... See full bio »

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Black Is King Director
The Color Purple Director


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 2020 Black Is King
 2020 Cherish the Day (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Nemesis (2020)
- Analysis (2020)
 2018 The Burial of Kojo (as Sam Blitz Bazawule)
 2016 Diasporadical Trilogia (Short) (as Samuel Bazawule)
 2011 Native Sun (Short) (as Blitz the Ambassador)
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Alternate Names:

Blitz the Ambassador | Sam Blitz Bazawule | Samuel Bazawule

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