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Pharaohs Unveiled: Story Behind the Film

Pharaohs Unveiled: Story Behind the Film

From early in my teens and through most of my life, I set out to find the truth through books and visits to Egypt. Pharaohs Unveiled is the culmination of a quest to find the truth about ancient African history. Early awakenings From early in my teens and through most...
Catch A Fire: Story Behind the Film

Catch A Fire: Story Behind the Film

I travelled to Jamaica with historian Cecil Gutzemore. Whilst in St Thomas at the grave site of Bogle, I met an elder woman who walked with a limp. Meeting her was one of those ‘chance’ moments that transform your life… Pictured: The late Philip Bogle –...
Breaking Point: Story Behind the Film

Breaking Point: Story Behind the Film

I was happy as a lark. I’d reached the mainstream – life was good! I didn’t realise the stir I was causing in this exclusive white world… I had a screening at the Filmmaker’s Co-op back in ’77 of Step Forward Youth which was attended...
Interview with Kweli TV – The Story of Lover’s Rock

Interview with Kweli TV – The Story of Lover’s Rock

Yesterday I had the pleasure of discussing my documentary The Story of Lover’s Rock with Kweli TV via Facebook Live. You can watch the full interview here: https://bit.ly/2MMpXFD. Want to support black-owned businesses and independent cinema? Kweli TV is a...
Time and Judgement: Story Behind the Film

Time and Judgement: Story Behind the Film

I wanted to make a film that took a panoramic view of events happening within the pan-African World during an eight year span… Time and Judgement (view synopsis) was a film where I could be creatively free; I had a guaranteed TV slot on the newly formed Channel...