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Filmmakers You Should Know

A Filmmaker You Should Know: Janks Morton

Janks Morton has been in the entertainment industry for more than 20 years and is a much sought-after teacher, lecturer, commentator and motivational speaker. He has convened workshops, seminars and served as panelist and keynote speaker at colleges, universities, prisons, conferences, churches and community centers around the world.

Janks’ work addresses problems that are hurting the Black community.  The subject matter is tough but Janks addresses it with passion and compassion. 

To learn more about Janks and to read reviews and watch trailers of all of his films please visit:


Troy D. Johnson is the President, founder and webmaster of, LLC (The African American Literature Book Club). Launched in March of 1998, has grown to become the largest and most frequently visited website dedicated to books and films by and about people of African descent.