Filmmakers and Producers

Narcel G. Reedus

Narcel Reedus is an award-winning writer and filmmaker and the founder of Story Street Studio (S3), a story design agency bearing witnessing to the convergence of storytelling and data analytics. He has won national awards for his dramatic short films For Colored Boys Who’ve Considered Homicide and Race Juice: An Elixir for the Soul. His feature length film Not Home won best documentary honors at the 2013 NCBFF. He also won a Peabody for his writing on the NPR radio documentary Will the Circle Be Unbroken. Reedus earned his MFA in film from Temple University. At S3, Reedus helps innovators use data and the wonder of storytelling to discover transformational insights.


Call to Manhood
Narcel G. Reedus
1994, 57 min., BW, US
CALL TO MANHOOD is an emotional testament to the brothers who are reaching back into the community to save young black boys. This documentary traces the steps taken by the Fulton County Human Services Department as it coordinates an all night, intensive mentoring workshop held in Atlanta....

Ezekiel's Dream
Narcel G. Reedus
1994, 15 min., BW, US
EZEKIEL'S DREAM starring Steve Coulter is a visual poem describing the last thoughts of a black man perparing for the fight of his life. This film has garnered numerous awards and has screened in Berlin, Germany and domestically on PBS....

For Colored Boys Who've Considered Homicide
Narcel G. Reedus
1995, 27 min., Color, US
In this spiritual drama, an ancestor (Thomas Merdis) travels through time and space to interrogate a murderer (Chong Thi Nguyen) to find out why young black boys are killing each other.

"FOR COLORED BOYS..." earned the Best Drama award from the National Black Programming Consortium, an...

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