Films

Filmography

  • Long Train Running: A History of the Oakland Blues (29 minutes, 1982)
    Produced & Directed with Peter Webster (Master’s Degree Thesis Project)
  • Ethnic Notions (56 minutes, 1987)
  • Tongues Untied (55 minutes, 1989)
  • Affirmations (10 minutes, 1990)
  • Anthem (8 minutes, 1991)
  • Color Adjustment (87 minutes, 1991)
  • Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien (No Regret) (38 minutes, 1992)
  • Black Is…Black Ain’t (86 minutes, 1995)

Awards

  • California College of Arts and Crafts, Honorary Doctorate
  • George Foster Peabody Award, 1992
  • National Emmy Award, 1988
  • Berlin Film Festival, Best Documentary, 1989
  • AMFAR Award for Courage American Film Institute
  • Maya Daren Lifetime Achievement Award, 1992
  • Sundance Film Festival
  • Organization of American Historians, Erik Barnouw Award,1992
  • International Documentary Association, Outstanding Achievement Award, 1992
  • National Black Programming Consortium, Oscar Micheaux Award, 1992
  • Hetrix Martin, Annual Emery Award
  • San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Frameline Award, 1992
  • People of Color Against AIDS Network Award
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association
  • American Film and Video Festival Black Filmmaker’s Hall of Fame, 1989