Educated by the Sister's of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Brother's of St Patrick, Professors in the San Fernando Valley and the State University of California in Los Angeles.
I value the influences that flew under the radar. Early on there were the nuns who showed me the lovely prints of Corita Kent, the lay teacher that had me listen to the music of Dave Brubeck and the brothers who had us find meaning in the words of a poet named Bob Dylan.
My journey has lead me to an appreciation of the arts and I have found inspiration in the expression through words. I know there is truth and beauty to be found in the creative and it is there I will find the Creator.
Sometimes, the most powerful move you can make is to name a thing; describe it with a fullness and accuracy that obliterates stereotypes, spreads awareness and makes a statement on the bracing fulfillment of sharp honesty. That is the earnest idea which powers the best moments in Black Daddy: The Movie.