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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Casting (feature film)

1.
Passing Glory (1999)
Idealistic young black priest Joseph Verrett uses the basketball court to challenge the social conventions of New Orleans in the early 1960s by setting up a sanctioned game between the black parochial school where he coaches and a white parochial prep school.
2.
Passing Glory - Part 1 (1999)
In the wake of oil prices rising up to $3.00 a gallon and cost of war on terrorism escalating to levels beyond measure, the film takes a closer look at the the intricate relationship between energy, national security and geo-political power and weighs options for reducing demand.
3.
Passing Glory - Part 2 (1999)
In the wake of oil prices rising up to $3.00 a gallon and cost of war on terrorism escalating to levels beyond measure, the film takes a closer look at the the intricate relationship between energy, national security and geo-political power and weighs options for reducing demand.
4.
How to Be A Player (1997) as Casting
A smooth operating, womanizing black man is put to the test by his sister and her best friend when they invite all the ladies in his black book to a pool party. But when he, in his charming way, escapes unscathed, he begins to make the moves on his sister's friend, almost succeeding until the one gi
5.
First Time Felon (1997)
Based on a "New York Times" article about a small-time criminal from Chicago who goes through the boot camp reform system. After he helps save a town during the 1993 Mississippi River floods in Illinois, he must face the reality of re-entering society as an ex-con.
6.
Jackie Brown (1997)
Jackie supplements her meager income as a stewardess by smuggling cash into the U.S. for gunrunner Ordell Robbie--until the day an ATF agent and an L.A. cop bust her at the airport. The cops pressure her to help them bring down Ordell, threatening prison if she refuses. With a sympathetic bailbondsman, who understands her restlessness only too well, Jackie arrives at a bold almost foolhardy plan to play off these opposing forces against each other. Matters are complicated by Ordell''s confederates, Louis Gara and Melanie Ralston who have agendas of their own. By appearing to cooperate with both sides, Jackie attempts to outfox them both and walk away with a half million dollar payday.
7.
Miss Evers' Boys (1997) as Casting
Drama about the controversial Tuskegee, Alabama, syphilis experiments of the 1930s and 1940s, performed on unknowing black men. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by David Feldshuh. The story centers on nurse Eunice Evers who works at Tuskegee Hospital in 1932 to assist in caring for poor black men with syphilis. Government funding becomes available to study syphilitic African-American men who will receive no medical treatment as a way to establish whether the disease affects blacks and whites differently. Evers reluctantly goes along, lying to the men while giving them only vitamins and tonics. As the years pass, the afflicted men never receive treatment. Eventually all the men die and the full truth of the inhumane experiment is revealed in a U.S. Senate hearing decades later.
8.
Good Burger (1997)
Two off-beat high school kids work at a burger joint which becomes the hottest fast food spot in town. In the process, they end up with the unscrupulous manager of their competitor, Mondo Burger, on their tails trying to steal their secret sauce recipe.
9.
Rebound: The Legend of Earl the Goat (1996)
Based on the true story of Harlem street basketball legend Earl "The Goat" Manigault, whose drug addiction destroyed his hopes of a professional basketball career, but who went on to become one of Harlem's most influential citizens after his recovery from drug abuse.
10.
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
The provocative story of four remarkable African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands, lovers, jobs and makeovers. Savannah moves from Denver to Phoenix, the home of her best friend Bernadine, intent on becoming a successful TV producer and finally snagging Mr. Right. Me

Misc. Crew (feature film)

11.
Tales From the Crypt Presents Demon Knight (1995)
A mysterious renegade named Brayker is forced to defend a motley crew of boarding-house residents from an army of insatiable demons. Leading the forces of darkness is the Collector, a charismatic soul-taker who is determined to regain possession of an ancient talisman from Brayker.

Casting (special)

12.
Different Worlds: A Story of Interracial Love (1992)
A "CBS Schoolbreak Special" in which racially different teenagers become involved after they witness a friend being murdered during a robbery.

Casting (TV Mini-Series)

13.
Pros & Cons (2000)
14.
Temptations, The (1998)
Recounts the story of how Otis Williams, Melvin Franklin, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams and Al Bryant became The Temptations and created hit records with singer David Ruffin. Reveals the ego pressures and drug and alcohol abuse that accompanied the band's rise from street-side harmonizing to Motown

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