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Charles Burnett

Charles Burnett is an African-American film director, producer, writer, editor, actor, photographer, and cinematographer. His most popular films include Killer of Sheep (1977), My Brother’s Wedding (1983), To Sleep with Anger (1990), The Glass Shield (1994), and Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation (2007). He has been involved in other types of motion pictures including shorts, documentaries, and a TV series. Considered by the Chicago Tribune as “one of America’s very best filmmakers”, and by the New York Times as “the nation’s least-known great filmmaker and most gifted black director”, Charles Burnett has had a long and diverse filmmaking career.


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Born:
Apr 13, 1944 In Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
6
First Appeared:
In the movie Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property 2003-02-16
Latest Project:
Movie A Walk with Charles Burnett 2019-02-27
Known For
Poster of We Blew It
Poster of Dreams Are Colder Than Death
Poster of The Story of Film: An Odyssey
Poster of Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property
Filmography
Movie A Walk with Charles Burnett Himself 2019-02-27
Movie We Blew It Himself 2017-11-08
Movie Dreams Are Colder Than Death Unknown 2013-01-01
Movie The Story of Film: An Odyssey Self 2011-09-03
Movie These Amazing Shadows Self 2011-01-22
Movie Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property Lucinda 2003-02-16