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Darnell Martin

“A Bronx native born to a single mother, Martin developed an interest in filmmaking when she attended Sarah Lawrence College…while working at a camera store, Martin met [Ernest] Dickerson, who offered her a dream job: second assistant camera on an Anita Baker music video…Dickerson made Martin a production assistant for [Spike] Lee’s groundbreaking 1989 feature Do the Right Thing…it was [at New York University] that she wrote her first feature.”   -“I Like It Like That ,” Separate Cinema, accessed December 8, 2012,