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Are We Different?
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produced by John Arthos (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 32 mins
A tacit code of silence on matters of race perpetuates divisions. Are We Different? gives voice to African-American students around the country as they articulate issues of race, racism and race relations. It uncovers subjects that are generally taboo or difficult to express. The discussion ranges from whether sty...
produced by John Arthos (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 32 mins
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Between Black & White
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produced by Giannella Garrett (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 28 mins
Between Black & White explores the impact society and history have on the perception of color in the United States, and questions whether race can be determined on face value. Are the categories of "black" and "white" still relevant in our evolving society? Four men and women, each with a black and a white parent,...
produced by Giannella Garrett (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 28 mins
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Black Israel
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directed by Maurice Dores; produced by Maurice Dores (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 35 mins
This engaging film is a vibrant portrait of pluralistic 21st-century Jewish identities across the globe. It documents Africans and African-Americans who live in Israel and practice Judaism there. Africans from Nigeria, Togo, the Congo, Zaire, Lagos and Ethiopia have emigrated to Israel to work or to study Judaism....
directed by Maurice Dores; produced by Maurice Dores (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 35 mins
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Black Soldier Blues
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produced by Veronica Fury and Mark Chapman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 52 mins
When America established its Pacific supply base in Australia during World War II, Australia's Prime Minister warmly welcomed the estimated one million American servicemen and women stationed and passing through. The exception: black GIs. Because of the racist White Australia Policy the black troops were initially...
produced by Veronica Fury and Mark Chapman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 52 mins
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A Child Shall Lead Them: The Desegregation of Nashville Public Schools, 1957
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produced by Magellan Press (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 23 mins
Eleven African-American first-grade children initiated the desegregation of previously all-white elementary schools in Nashville, Tennessee on Sept. 9 and 10, 1957. Nashville was one of the first cities in the South to act on the Supreme Court 1954 decision, Brown vs. The Board of Education. The film compares the...
produced by Magellan Press (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 23 mins
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Children of the Struggle
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directed by John B. Benitz; produced by Laura A. Kellam and Gina G. Goff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 33 mins
Based on real events that took place during the Civil Rights struggle, this short dramatic film will bring to life for the next generation the passion and heroism of the movement. Superbly acted, with Dick Gregory in the role of the aging activist, it tells a story of a friendship between races that took place in...
directed by John B. Benitz; produced by Laura A. Kellam and Gina G. Goff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 33 mins
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Chutney in Yuh Soca: A Multicultural Mix
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produced by Arts Council Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 39 mins
These three shorts show the vitality of ethnic identity which blends with the prevailing culture, yet keeps its own spirit. Chutney in Yuh Soca. The film shows the interaction of the east Indian and African populations of Trinidad and Tobago through the latest form of popular music -- "Chutney" -- Indian folk tune...
produced by Arts Council Films (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 39 mins
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Colors Straight Up
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directed by Michele Ohayon; produced by Michele Ohayon and Julia Schachter (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 17 mins
In the ghetto of South Central, L.A., where Latino- and African- American kids struggle against a myriad of destructive influences, there is an option for a better life. Troubled teens discover their talents and self dignity through "Colors United", a performing arts group created for inner city youth. This uplift...
directed by Michele Ohayon; produced by Michele Ohayon and Julia Schachter (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 17 mins
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God is Angry: The Black Power Movement
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produced by Birgitta Elisabeth Svensson, 1945-, Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 5 mins
In October 1995, over a million black men gathered in Washington, D.C. in a huge demonstration of solidarity. Organized by Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, it was a controversial event, viewed with suspicion and hostility by the white establishment. God Is Angry looks at what Farrakhan means to blac...
produced by Birgitta Elisabeth Svensson, 1945-, Sveriges Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 1 hour 5 mins
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Harmonica Breakdown
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produced by Singh Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 44 mins
Part documentary, part dance performance, this film was inspired by the music of Blues harmonica player Sonny Terry. His Harmonica Breakdown, as choreographed by Jane Dudley, is a timeless statement of the hardship and courage of ordinary people. Harmonica Breakdown is deeply rooted in its social and historical co...
produced by Singh Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 44 mins
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