Doctor Ben (2000)

Doctor Ben
Type Feature Film
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Runtime N/A
Genres Documentary
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Status Wrapped
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Lou Potter Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Wesley Snipes Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
St Clair Bourne Director n/a 2 2000001
Wesley Snipes Narrator n/a 120790 1000002
Dr. Joseph ben-Jochannon Actor himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
A portrait of controversial Egyptologist Dr. Joseph ben-Jochannon widely know as "Dr. Ben". For over 40 years, Dr. Ben has preached an Afro-centric view of Egyptian history, using street humor to expose what he considers to be Eurocentric historical distortions. Dr. Ben was born in Ethiopia in 1917, raised an Ethiopian Hebrew and educated in Cuba and the Virgin Islands. Throughout his career he has led educational tours through Egypt's historic temples and tombs, served as an adjunct professor at Cornell University, a Senior Lecturer at Al Azhar University in Egypt, and has written many books including: "Africa-Mother of Western Civilization" and "Black Man of the Nile and His Family".
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