John Singleton, Pioneering Filmaker, 1968-2019

John Singleton set a Hollywood standard with "Boyz n' the Hood." The filmed earned him a Best Director Oscar nomination, making him not only the youngest nominee for the category but the first African American nominee. Throughout his too-short career, Singleton wrote, directed, and produced numerous films and television programs.  

A short history of film by 1950- Wheeler W. Dixon