Horace Ové Age, Birthday, Biography, Wiki, Movies & More

Born in Trinidad in 1939, Horace Ové, CBE is a British director, writer and artist who emerged in the late ’60s and throughout the ’70s to become one of the leading UK based black independent film-makers. A fact notable for his Guinness World Record for being the first black British film-maker to direct a feature-length film, Pressure (1975).

Horace Ové

Horace Ové Biography / Wiki

Name Horace Ové
Also Know
Gender Male
Known For Directing
Place of Birth Trinidad
Date of Birth 1939-01-01
Age(as in 2022) 83
Deathday

Horace Ové Acting Movies

Movie Name Character Release Date Overview
Black and White in Colour Himself 1992-06-27 A two part documentary that details the contribution of black and Asian people to television history from the birth of television in 1936 to 1992. Int…

Horace Ové Directing Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Pressure Director 1976-11-19 A British-born younger son of an immigrant family from Trinidad finds himself adrift between two cultures….
Baldwin’s Nigger Director 1968-07-12 Documentary featuring James Baldwin and Dick Gregory, discussing the Civil Rights Movement in 1960s Great Britain….
Playing Away Director 1987-01-02 To mark the conclusion of their “Third World Week” celebration, a cricket team in a small English village invites a black cricket team from South Lond…
Reggae Director 1971-09-23 BBC documentary focusing on a reggae concert held at Wembley Stadium in 1970 featuring the Pyramids, Pioneers, Black Faith, Millie, the Maytals, and D…
A Hole in Babylon Director 1979-11-29 Three black men rob a Knightsbridge Italian restaurant. But when the police are called and the robbery becomes a siege, the men find themselves in a s…
Skateboard Kings Director 1978-01-01 If you’re young, male and you live in the city, how do you prove yourself in the most materially comfortable country on earth? How do you show cour…
Stretch Hunter Director 1980-03-25 A crucial few hours in the life of a would-be London gangster…
When Love Dies Director 1990-01-20 A young man looks back over his unhappy marriage and struggles to come to terms with his wife’s suicide….
King Carnival Director 1973-07-22 An in-depth look at Trinidad and Tobago’s carnival through its turbulent history. African and East Indian rhthyms and rituals, combined with the Europ…
The Garland Director 1981-03-10 “These Indian films. They’re done to a formula – songs, dance, routines and a lot of sentimental heavy breathing.” When her 17-year-old son Roy falls …
Director The lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain’s CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley.

The mandate of CI5 was to…

Director A white, plantation owning family in Dominica waits for the return of the patriarch from WWI, but things change when he does.

Its focus on the declin…

Horace Ové Production Movies

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Reggae Producer 1971-09-23 BBC documentary focusing on a reggae concert held at Wembley Stadium in 1970 featuring the Pyramids, Pioneers, Black Faith, Millie, the Maytals, and D…

Writing

Movie Name Job Release Date Overview
Pressure Screenplay 1976-11-19 A British-born younger son of an immigrant family from Trinidad finds himself adrift between two cultures….
The Garland Writer 1981-03-10 “These Indian films. They’re done to a formula – songs, dance, routines and a lot of sentimental heavy breathing.” When her 17-year-old son Roy falls …

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