Born in Gary, Indiana, Narcel G. Reedus is a writer, director, independent filmmaker and media artist. He won a Peabody award for his writing on the NPR radio documentary Will the Circle Be Unbroken. He has also won national awards for his dramatic short films For Colored Boys Who’ve Considered Homicide, Race Juice: An Elixir for the Soul, The Fight, and his documentaries Waddie Welcome and Not Home: A documentary about kids living in nursing facilities. His films have screened at the Lincoln Center in New York, on PBS, and in national and international film festivals. Narcel earned his MFA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and currently lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife Sheila.