Ole Miss’ Best Secret Also its Worst Kept

OXFORD, Miss. – Jan. 31, 2019 – PRLog — When I look for a new documentary subject, I like to find something no one knows about. I want to be the one that breaks it to the world. It’s a rare occurrence…. Door Ajar – The M.B. Mayfield Story is not a secret nowadays but nor is it a story … Continue reading Ole Miss’ Best Secret Also its Worst Kept

The 2019 Oxford Film Festival Announces Competition Selections (February 6-10)

“…submissions resulted in a lineup that will include 27 world premieres (including John Reyer Afamasaga’s DOOR AJAR – THE M.B. MAYFIELD STORY…”    READ FULL STORY

An Interview with James Meredith & Anthony Bourdain on Oxford

John Reyer Afamasaga, Geno Lee, James Howard Meredith – 6/4/18 Early last Monday morning I set out for Jackson MS in the hope of interviewing James Howard Meredith, the first African American student to enroll at Ole Miss. All week I was nervous whether the interview with Mr. Meredith would happen. His words to me … Continue reading An Interview with James Meredith & Anthony Bourdain on Oxford

Door Ajar

WORK IN PROGRESS Documentary 80 minutes Release 2019 1950 in segregated Mississippi an art professor installs a black artist as his janitor so that he can teach him. Over a decade before the first black student—James Meredith—was escorted by U.S Marshalls to class at the University of Mississippi in 1962 amidst rioting that led to … Continue reading Door Ajar