Haile Gerima biography

Haile Gerima

Film director

1946 –

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Who is Haile Gerima?

Haile Gerima is an Ethiopian filmmaker who lives and works in the United States. He is a leading member of the L.A. Rebellion film movement, also known as the Los Angeles School of Black Filmmakers. His films have received wide international acclaim. Since 1975, Gerima has also been an influential film professor at Howard University in Washington, DC. He is best known for Sankofa, which won numerous international awards.

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Born
Mar 4, 1946
Gondar
Also known as
  • Mypheduh
Spouses
Nationality
  • Ethiopia
Profession
Education
  • The Theatre School at DePaul University

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on July 23, 2013

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