Bill Duke
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Bill Duke

Interviewed by: Carl Weathers

Bill Duke discusses his directorial career and working with Ossie Davis, Laurence Fishburne and Forest Whitaker in films such as Deep Cover, A Rage in Harlem, Hoodlum, and Deacons for Defense. He also discusses changes in the film industry and the DGA’s role in fostering diversity in Hollywood.

Bill Duke recounts his first break as a director.

Duke explains why doesn't like rehearsing actors.

What Duke learned about directing from legendary filmmaker Sam Fuller.