Neema Barnette

b. 1949, New York, NY, USA

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Neema Barnette is a commercially successful director of films and TV series, including Civil Brand, Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day, and the OWN drama Queen Sugar. The winner of both a Peabody and an Emmy, Barnette is the first African-American woman sitcom director ( a 1986 episode of What’s Happening Now) and the first African-American woman to sign a three-picture deal with Sony.

 
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women thou art loosed: on 7th day (2012)

 
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heaven ain't hard to find (2010)

 
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super sweet 16: the movie (2007)

 
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all you've got (2006)

 

 
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Civil Brand (2002)

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