Director Biography – K. Danor Gerald
Danor Gerald was raised in Mississippi, Texas, and Chicago. He is the founder of Monark Media, a boutique production agency. He has produced award winning feature length documentaries on civil rights subjects and black subcultures, His film “An Ordinary Hero: The True Story of Joan Trumpauer” has been featured and screened at The National Civil Rights Museum.
Gerald is an accomplished actor with over 50 IMDB credits primarily in feature films.“Grandpa’s Crazy?” Is his narrative feature directorial debut. Gerald has worked closely with Sundance Institute filmmakers as an actor supporting the Sundance Director’s Labs for numerous years. Danor has also worked closely producing content for The Blackhouse Foundation, at the Sundance Film Festival for 6 years running. Producing content for Facebook, Paramount, BET, and other Blackhouse affiliated organizations.
Mr Gerald is currently working with PBS on a series titled “Roots, Race and Culture” (RRC) which he will host and produce. RRC is an informal talk show format which brings guests on to discuss culturally unique topics among Black, Latin-X, Native American, Jewish, LGBTQ+ and other groups. The show begins airing in 2022 and is currently in preproduction.