African American Women Feature Film Directors


African American Women Feature Film Directors PDF Print E-mail

This list is compiled by Yvonne Welbon and, it is constantly under development. Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

Debbie Allen
Out of Sync (1995)
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Maya Angelou
Down in the Delta (1998)
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Neema Barnette
Civil Brand (2002)
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Troy Beyer
Let's Talk About Sex (1998)
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Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)

Theresa Brown
The Right Girl (2001)

Shari Carpenter
Kali's Vibe (2002)
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Marlies Carruth
Girlfriends (1996)

Ayoka Chenzira
Alma's Rainbow (1992)
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Hanelle Culpepper
Within (2007)

Julie Dash
Daughters of the Dust (1991)
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Bridgett Davis
Naked Acts (1995)
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Demane Davis
Black & White & Red All Over (1997)
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Lift (2001)
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Zeinabu irene Davis
Compensation (1999)
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Cheryl Dunye
The Watermelon Woman (1996) - View the IMDB Listing
Stranger Inside
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My Baby's Daddy
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Romell Foster-Owens
The Three Mustakels (1990)

Heather Foxworth, M.D.
Trouble I've Seen (1990)

Geretta/Geretta
Sweetiecakes (2001)

C.A. Griffith
Del Otro Lado
(The Other Side)
(1999)

Sanaa Hamri
Something New (2006)

Leslie Harris
Just Another Girl on the IRT (1993)
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Monika Harris
The Promised Land (1995)

Peggy Hayes
Nandi (1998)
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Coquie Hughes
Gotta Git My Hair Did (2000)
Hell's Most Wanted (2001)
If I Wuz Yo Gyrl (2002)
Daughters of the Concrete (2004)

Kasi Lemmons
Eve's Bayou (1997)
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The Caveman's Valentine (2001)
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Talk to Me (2007)

Audrey Lewis
The Gifted (1993)
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Nnegest Likke
Phat Girlz (2006)

Jessie Maple
Will (1981)
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Twice as Nice (1989)
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Darnell Martin
I Like It Like That
(1994)
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Prison Song (2001)
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Vanessa Middleton
30 Years to Life (2001)

Shelia Norman
Reunion (2006)

Ruby Oliver
Leola: Love Your Mama (1989)
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Euzhan Palcy
A Dry White Season
(1989)
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Yvette Plummer
State of Mind (1998)
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Kathleen Collins Prettyman
Losing Ground (1982)
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Gina Prince-Bythewood
Love and Basketball (2000)
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Angela Robinson
D.E.B.S (2005)
Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)

Millicent Shelton
Ride (1998)
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Joy Shannon/
Joy S'hani Ache
From Rags to Reality (2001)
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All that Jazzin (2001)
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Jennifer Sharp
The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks (2007)

Cauleen Smith
Drylongso (Ordinary)
(1998)
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Tressie Souders
A Woman's Error (1922)
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Karen Stone, M.D.
Medipaid Queens (1995)

Alison Swan
Mixing Nia (1998)
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Christine Swanson
All About You (2001)
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Crossing the King's Highway (2006)
Clarksdale (2007)

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Faith Trimel
Black Aura on an Angel (2004)

Liz White
Othello (1961)
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Maria P. Williams
Flames of Wrath (1923)
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Dominique Wirtschafter
If I'd Known I was a Genius (2007)




 

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