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Jerry Lamothe, Award-winning filmmaker Jerry Lamothe, is a Writer/Director/Producer, born and raised in East Flatbush Brooklyn. In 2000 he released his debut award winning film “Amour Infinity“, which he wrote, directed and starred in. The film is regarded by many as an underground cult classic. In 2007 Lamothe wrote/directed and produced the independent film, “Blackout”. The film starred Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Saldana, Jamie Hector and film maverick, Melvin Van Peebles.Blackout premiered and was an official selection at the 2007 Tribeca film festival.
Lamothe has also directed many other talent, including, Jenifer Lewis, Tatayana Ali, Lil Kim and the late Whitney Houston. His new short film, “The Tombs” is currently screening and enjoying a successful Film Festival circuit run, including The Martha’s Vineyard African-American film festival, where Lamothe won the HBO best short film award.
Recently it was announced that LaMothe is an ABC/DGA directing program finalist, for the 2012-2014 season. In addition, The Newark Museum has awarded him The Paul Robeson award for Best short film, presented by Bank of America. LaMothe is currently developing his upcoming feature film project, “The Promise Keeper”, an intense drama about two childhood best friends from Flatbush, Brooklyn, that spans over two decades, which showcases the vastly different directions they each take in life. When one gets deported back to Haiti, the other takes his first ever visit to the island, in search of answers, only months after the tragic earthquake that devastates the country.
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