Sunday, 23 November 2014

Antwone Fisher is an American film director, screenwriter, poet, lecturer, professor, and best-selling author. Antwone is the writer, co-producer and subject of the Fox Searchlight Pictures classic film, ANTWONE FISHER. His autobiographical book Finding Fish: A memoir is a New York Times and national bestseller.
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Antwone Fisher's HuffingtonPost Blog
Read Antwone's latest Post.

On LeBron James' Return to Cleveland: "The Best Location in the Nation."
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A Renewed Relationship with the United States Navy
I entered the United States Navy on December 23, 1977. It was a frigid sunny day in Maple Heights, Ohio, at the time an upper middle class suburb of my native Cleveland. Late afternoon, as I walked down a sidewalk of a fresh dusting of pure white powdery snow, shivering in the below zero temperature when I came upon a Navy recruiting station. The station had a recruitment poster in the window that read, “Join the Navy and See the world.”

Events of my life and times serving in the U. S. Navy are chronicled in books, poems, a musical score, a theatrical play, and indeed, a major motion picture titled, “Antwone Fisher.” After being separated for more than twenty years, reflecting on my eleven years of service …
The Huffington Post Entertainment
On LaBron James' Return to Cleveland: "The Best Location in the Nation
by Antwone Fisher
Posted: 07/30/2014
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I understood Clevelanders who declared LaBron forever dead to them, still I have my own journey as a prodigal son who once had to leave Cleveland in order to grow up, only to later return so I could discover my real story. Click and read more from my Huffington Post blog. It may take the page a moment to load.
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The visit culminated with a last look at the spot where the Terminal Tower is located.

It's a building that has fascinated me more than any other back home and I saw it too gleaming with new vitality. Wow I thought, my city, Cleveland, is alive again ...
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My Summer Friend
Audience Award Best Short Film at the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival. My Summer Friend Written and Directed by Antwone Fisher, Produced by Mykelti Williamson. This film stars Annie Abbott, Mykelti Williamson and Bill Cobbs. Read More
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MLBa0iOFRw
This Life Of Mine
An Official Selection of the Los Angeles Pan African Film Festival. This Life of Mine was Produced, Written and Directed by Antwone Fisher. The film stars the subject Mr. Leon T. Garr. See Poster and photo
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Cleveland Native Describes Foster Care Traumas to U.S. Senate Committee
By Sabrina Eaton, Plain Dealer Washington Reporter
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The childhood suffering that Glenville native Antwone Fisher endured under Ohio's foster care system has already been the subject of of a book and Hollywood film. On Tuesday April 23, 2013, it became the subject of a U.S. Senate hearing on ways to reform the child welfare system.

Fisher's father was murdered before he was born and his mother was in prison at the time of his birth. This news article was originally published on April 23 2013 at 8:31PM... Read More
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