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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
2nd Verse: The Rebirth of Poetry (2007)
Explores urban teen life in the San Francisco Bay Area through the rising popularity of poetry and spoken word.
2.
Soundz of Spirit (2005)
Explores the creative process and spiritual connection in hip hop culture.
3.
Lackawanna Blues (2005) as Cast
Based on the Obie award winning play written by and starring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, a tale that recounts his childhood growing up in a boarding house in Lackawanna, New York that was run by an incredible woman.
4.
K-Pax (2001) as Ernie
A mysterious and extraordinary mental patient, named Prot, convinces both staff and fellow patients that he comes from a utopian planet called K-PAX. While his psychiatrist, Dr. Mark Powell, is baffled by this cheerfully confident man, Prot's description of life on a planet 1000 light years away awa
5.
Downtown 81 (2000) as Narrator
The fictional story -- constructed from archival footage of renowned American "street" artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) -- of a struggling musician and a graffiti artist living on the Lower East Side of New York City.
6.
SlamNation (1998)
Poetry slams, a grassroots movement that began in Chicago in the mid-1980s, combine the appeal of standup comedy with the excitement of competitive sports, and the transcendent power of the spoken word. Today poetry slams are packing cafes and clubs in cities throughout the U.S.
7.
Galaxis (1998) as Raymond 'Ray' Joshua
Blending conventions of fictional and documentary cinema, a story about the prison relationship between a rapper and a teacher that inspires the former to improve conditions on the streets of Washington DC.
8.
One True Thing (1998) as Graduate Student
Few moments in life are as powerful, emotionally charged or rife with humor as returning home to visit your parents as an adult. For ambitious New York journalist Ellen Gulden, the journey back to her quaint hometown in the midst of a crisis is all of those things. Returning home to help her father
9.
Naked Acts (1995)
An exploration of Cicely, a young African-American actress, as she journeys towards accepting the body she once despised. The comedic tale is articulated by the Cicely's dilemmas: should she or shouldn't she disrobe for a nude scene in her boyfriend's pretentious art film for which she has been cast

Writer (feature film)

10.
Galaxis (1998) as Screenwriter
Blending conventions of fictional and documentary cinema, a story about the prison relationship between a rapper and a teacher that inspires the former to improve conditions on the streets of Washington DC.

Music (feature film)

11.
Schone Tag, Der (2001) as Music
Deniz is 21-years-old. She lives in Berlin and works as a dubbing speaker. She wants to become an actress. Deniz places high demands on her life. She has difficulty finding someone who satisfies her expectations and longing. She isn't happy with her boyfriend, Jan. One summer's morning she must make

Cast (special)

12.
I'll Make Me a World: A Century of African-American Arts (1999)
Documentary examining 20th century African-American art through the stories of African-American writers, poets, painters, sculptors, musicians, dancers, actors and filmmakers.

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