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David Oyelowo on Why He Decided to Create the Movies That He Wants to See

Larry is joined by actor and director David Oyelowo to talk about getting into acting and why he decided to create his own production company

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Larry is joined by actor and director David Oyelowo to talk about getting into acting and why he decided to create his own production company (17:47), making his directorial debut with The Water Man and what it was like to direct himself as an actor (35:37), and why he’s drawn to making movies with fantastical elements (51:53).

Host: Larry Wilmore
Guest: David Oyelowo
Producer: Kaya McMullen
Production Assistant: Jonathan Kermah