Over the next 11 years he went on to direct the award-winning documentaries Pepino Mango Nance, For Here or To Go? and Six Weeks. Each of Roy's films, including Taking The Heat has examined the lives of a marginalized human beings; Pepino chronicles the life of an illegal immigrant in Los Angeles, For Here depicts the dilemmas faced by an international student in America and Six Weeks explores a rehabilitation program for at-risk youth in crime-ridden Compton. Roy is currently in production of a cine-verite documentary, work-titled Betty and Oree. It is a love story of a homeless couple living on Hollywood Boulevard.

Films by Bann Roy

Taking The Heat

In 1982, one woman took on the New York City Fire Department in a landmark lawsuit - and won.