Jean-Claude La Marre

  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, US

Biography

Jean-Claude La Marre is an American writer, director, and film and television actor. His film credits include Malcolm XDead presidentsGang of Roses[1] and Go For Broke. On television, he has guest-starred on New York UndercoverLaw & Order, andNYPD Blue.

La Marre's Color of the Cross, is a film that portrays Jesus Christ as a black man, and implies that Christ's persecution was a racially motivated hate crime.[4]

In 2007, LaMarre set up a distribution output deal for his film label, Nulite Media Group. Among the films released through the label are the revisionist western, Gang of RosesTrapped: Haitian NightsBroom Wedding, and Nora's Hair Salon, with a cameo byWhitney Houston in the film. LaMarre also directed David Carradine in his final American made film, Brothers in Arms for Sony.

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