” Why would you create a movie for black people if you don’t understand the history and perspective of the people you are doing it for? You need historical perspective to make sound decisions. “


” When the media defines something, you have to question: Is it the definition that you want applied to your culture? I’m trying to determine who’s leaving the legacy, and if the legacy that is being left is a positive one. “


” Young kids are taking Viagra, ecstasy. They even want instant sex. “


” Ninety percent of the time, you’re going to hear no. It took me seven years to make ‘Once Upon a Time… When We Were Colored.’ Nobody wanted to see the movie made. I got the movie made. “


” A film should be an experience. You should feel something. It should motivate you to feel something. “


” Just having hope ain’t going to cut it. You’ve got to have hope, passion and skills. “



All 6 Tim Reid Quotes about You in picture


Why would you create a movie for black people if you don
When the media defines something, you have to question: Is it the definition that you want applied to your culture? I


Young kids are taking Viagra, ecstasy. They even want instant sex.
Ninety percent of the time, you
A film should be an experience. You should feel something. It should motivate you to feel something.
Just having hope ain
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