Preserving American History Through Film!
Lyle Gibson is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Kansas City (MA History) and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (BA, History). He teaches history in the Social and Behavioral Sciences department at the Metropolitan Community Colleges-Penn Valley.
Gibson started working on an historical documentary with film makers Jermaine Thomas and Benjamin Meade in 2015. The film Black Tie White Tie is an adaptation of Gibson’s book with the same title. Gibson served as writer; voice over narrator; and producer for the film. Gibson also worked on the historical promotional on Western Baptist Bible College as producer; writer and narrator. In 2018, Lyle founded The Elijah Adkins Reed Historical Preservation Society, a non-profit organization geared towards preserving America’s history through film.
  • Writer (5 Credits)
    An American Story; Who is Black Who is White: An Internal War2019
    Documentary, Short
    Discovering Tommie Atkins: The Revelation of His Creek Nation Legacy2019
    Documentary, Short
    The American Dream, Our Dream2019
    Documentary
    Legacy: Spirit of the Black Panthers2018
    Documentary
    Black Tie White Tie2016
    Documentary
  • Producer (5 Credits)
    An American Story; Who is Black Who is White: An Internal War2019
    Documentary, Short
    Discovering Tommie Atkins: The Revelation of His Creek Nation Legacy2019
    Documentary, Short
    The American Dream, Our Dream2019
    Documentary
    Legacy: Spirit of the Black Panthers2018
    Documentary
    Black Tie White Tie2016
    Documentary
  • Editor (3 Credits)
    An American Story; Who is Black Who is White: An Internal War2019
    Documentary, Short
    The American Dream, Our Dream2019
    Documentary
    Legacy: Spirit of the Black Panthers2018
    Documentary
  • Director (3 Credits)
    An American Story; Who is Black Who is White: An Internal War2019
    Documentary, Short
    Discovering Tommie Atkins: The Revelation of His Creek Nation Legacy2019
    Documentary, Short
    The American Dream, Our Dream2019
    Documentary
  • Music (3 Credits)
    The American Dream, Our Dream2019
    Documentary
    Legacy: Spirit of the Black Panthers2018
    Documentary
    Black Tie White Tie2016
    Documentary
  • Narration (2 Credits)
    Legacy: Spirit of the Black Panthers2018
    Documentary
    Black Tie White Tie2016
    Documentary
  • Narrator (1 Credit)
    An American Story; Who is Black Who is White: An Internal War2019
    Documentary, Short
  • Additional Camera (1 Credit)
    An American Story; Who is Black Who is White: An Internal War2019
    Documentary, Short
  • Sound (1 Credit)
    The American Dream, Our Dream2019
    Documentary
Award of Merit
An American Story; Who is Black Who is White: An Internal War
Best Shorts Competition
Award of Recognition
Black Tie White Tie
Best Shorts
Preserving American History Through Film!