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A tale of addiction and its consequences (In production)

Kick Like Me

Warren dreamed of being a rock star. At 21, music industry moguls tagged him for stardom when a heroin overdose changes everything–as one person dies and Warren goes to jail. But it turns out that is just the beginning of the story.

The story of the man with the longest recording career in history.

Who’s That Stranger?

Writer/Director/Camera/Editor
29 min. (2007).
Winner: Audience Award, Rome (GA) International Film Festival

Screened at Atlanta Film festival. At 95, Kasper ‘Stranger’ Malone holds the Guinness World Record for the longest recording career in history (1926-2005). As the baby boomers prepare to retire, this film presents an inspiring picture of vitality from someone who simply kept working, 30 years beyond retirement.

To purchase a DVD, send a mailing address and a check for $15 + $3 shipping & handling to:

George King & Associates
372 Glenwood Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

Or online at: Film Baby powered by MoPix (Coming Soon!)

WHO’S THAT STRANGER? website

The Peabody award-winning, 26-part Public Radio series.

Will the Circle be Unbroken?

Writer/Producer
26 x 30 min, audio (1997) Southern Regional Council
Winner: 1997 Non-Print Media Award (Oral History Association), NFCB Golden Reel: “Best National News & Current Affairs Programming” (National Federation of Community Broadcasters), 1998 George Foster Peabody Award.

A Peabody awards-winning, 26-part Public Radio series produced in conjunction with the Southern Regional Council. Distributed on over 250 public radio stations nationwide.  (National reviews). A personal history of the civil rights movement in five southern cities and the music of those times.

The story of the African American "Great Migrations."

Goin’ to Chicago

Producer/Director
70 min, 16mm, color (1994/2001) George King & Associates
Winner:Cine Golden Eagle, National PBS broadcast 2001.

2001 national PBS broadcast.

In the twentieth century more than 5 million African Americans journeyed from the cotton fields and Jim Crow justice of the rural South to the promise of a better life in the industrial cities of the North and West. Goin’ to Chicago tells the story of why people left, where they went, and what happened to them.

Goin’ to Chicago website

A southern gothic Xmas with lights and Elvis.

Ten Thousand Points of Light

Writer/Co-Producer/Director/Camera/Sound/Editor
30 min, video (1991/2011) Velvet Video
Winner: Atlanta Film & Video Festival, Charlotte Film & Video Festival

A voyage into southern suburban gothic, this homage to the art of Christmas lights and Elvis becomes so much more. Turn up the chroma.

The 20th Anniversary Edition DVD of Ten Thousand Points of Light, the underground hipster’s Xmas classic is now available for the first time. It features a new music score, interview updates with the family, a commentary, and more! To purchase online go to: http://www.dust-digital.com/light

See the promo here on YouTube.
Please copy and send to your friends!

A Central American Theme Park

Bananaland

Co-writer, co-producer
1988 Seven Stages Theater

Co-written and co-produced with Ruby Lerner, this critically-acclaimed (L.A. Times, American Theater, The Drama Review) multi-media, “theme park” that reviewed the history of US foreign policy in Central America and the Caribbean, told through the banana trade. Also wrote lyrics for all music, wrote and produced the numerous video and audio installations featured in the work.

Writer/performer John O’Neal brings Junebug Jabbo Jones to life.

You Can’t Judge a Book by Looking at the Cover

Writer/Producer/Director
30 min, video (1987) George King & Assoc.
Winner: Atlanta Film & Video Festival.

Regional PBS broadcast. A video on the working process of New Orleans’ writer/performer John O’Neal–an artist in dialogue with concepts of “community” and social change. Through a mythical character, Junebug Jabbo Jones, O’Neal works the corners of African American history, translating the and culture and its folk wisdom into theater.