Joshua Sinclair

A medical doctor. A teacher. An Author. A Filmmaker

J oshua Sinclair is an eclectic personality.A medical doctor specializing in tropical diseases, he has worked in India with Mother Teresa (Calcutta) and Sister Rosa (Bombay), as well in Africa. He is a professor in comparative theology. He is a novelist and a Film/Television Writer, Director, Producer. Dr. Sinclair currently so also teaches in Filmmaking, Comparative Theology and Biblical Anthropology. Joshua Sinclair represents the fifth generation of published writers in his family. His production of “Just A Gigolo”, starring David Bowie and Kim Novak, was Marlene Dietrich’s last movie. In 2000, as the creator and writer of the Shaka Zulu Trilogy and for his work against Apartheid, he received a commendation from Kweisi Mfume of the NAACP and Mangosuthu Buthelezi (Prime Minister of the Zulu Nation). In 2002, he also received a commendation from the United States Senate (Dianne Feinstein) and from the US House of Representatives (Diane Watson). Based from his novel (1986) , he honed by a great understanding and love for the Zulus. The SHAKA ZULU miniseries has been the most repeatedly screened miniseries ever shown on syndicated television in the United States. By 1992 and 2002.

∞ Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, Doctor of Medicine
∞ Grant University, Bombay, India, Specialization in Tropical Medicine
∞ University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, PhD Theology
∞ Gregorianum, Rome, Italy, PhD in Theology
∞ University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Magister in Theology
∞ Actors Studio, New Y ork, 1990
∞ Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, England, Diploma in Directing & Acting
∞ London School of Economics, England, Course work in Linguistics and Anthropology
∞ Fluent in English, Italian, German – Koine Greek and Latin
∞ A Member of Médecins Sans Frontières since 1987 stationed in India, Africa, Europe;
this organisation won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999. Sinclair has recently participated in
the Organisation’s medical actions in Zimbabwe, Gaza, Aquila and Haiti.
∞ United Nations Anti-Apartheid Congress, Commendation against Apartheid, 1987 –
∞ NAACP Award for Excellence, 2000 – Commendation: Sen. Feinstein, US Senate, 2002
∞ Congressional Commendation from Diane Watson, 2002
∞ Commendation from County of Los Angeles, 2002
∞ Commendation from Zulu MP Mangosuthu Buthelezi, 2002
∞ Actors Against Apartheid , United Nations Commendation , 1987
∞ Image Award, Outstanding Motion Picture (CRY,THE BELO VED COUNTR Y), 1996
∞ Cambridge University, Commendation for Series of Lectures on Theology, 2003
∞ Vatican, Rome, Papal Commendation for Ministry in India, 1994
∞ Papal “Placet” for Screenplay on Fatima, 1999
∞ Papal Apostolic Blessing from Pope Benedict XVI for EDITH STEIN (2011)
∞ Papal Apostolic Blessing from Pope Francis for EDITH STEIN (2011)

  1. 5/7/1953

    Born in NYC

  2. Il Giardino dei Finzi Contini - Vittorio De Sica


  3. Keoma, Enzo G. Castellari


  4. Just a Gigolo - David Hemmings

    Producer, Screenwirter

  5. Lili Marleen - Rainer Werner Fassbinder

    Producer, Screenwriter

  6. Shaka Zulu

    Director, Producer, Screenwriter

  7. Judgment in Berlin

    Screenwriter, Actor

  8. Shaka Zulu - The Citadel

    Director, Writer, Producer

  9. Jump!

    Director, Writer, Producer

  10. A Rose in Winter

    Director, Writer, Producer