Ernest R. Dickerson Overview

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Born: January 01, 1952

Native to Newark, New Jersey, Dickerson graduated from Howard University where he majored in architecture and photography. In the latter major, Dickerson filmed student operations for Howard's medical school. After graduation, he ventured off to achieve a Master's Degree at New York University's film school. During his stay, he met future filmmaker and fellow student, Spike Lee. He manned the camera for Spike Lee's student film, Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads, and Lee's first... See All

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