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Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years 1984 to 1992
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(Third World Newsreel), 1 hour 20 mins
Throughout the 70s and 80s, Audre Lorde’s incisive writings and speeches defined and inspired the women of color, feminist and LGBT social justice movements in the United States.AUDRE LORDE - THE BERLIN YEARS 1984 TO 1992 explores a little-known chapter of the writer’s prolific life, a period in which she help...
(Third World Newsreel), 1 hour 20 mins
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Before David
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directed by Melissa Saucedo González (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2016), 19 mins
A short documentary film about pre-partum depression, its symptoms, and the difficulties it poses when a woman is going through extreme physical and emotional changes.The film reflects on the constructed image of the pregnant woman in Western society, and on the expectations placed on women at a time when they are...
directed by Melissa Saucedo González (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2016), 19 mins
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Bodily Functions
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directed by Lisa Marie Bronson and Jocelyn Taylor; produced by Jocelyn Taylor (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 13 mins
Exploring the notions of body image and sexual expression as they intersect with family and society, this short interweaves three narratives: first, a "naked fugitive on the loose" as she runs, walks and leaves traces of her "alien" existence throughout
directed by Lisa Marie Bronson and Jocelyn Taylor; produced by Jocelyn Taylor (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 13 mins
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The Cinematic Jazz of Julie Dash
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directed by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999; produced by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999, Our Film Works (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1992), 27 mins
This is an in-depth interview with filmmaker Julie Dash, whose first feature film, DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST, has become a critical and word-of-mouth sensation since its release in the Winter of 1992. Here, Dash discusses the era and the trials and triumphs o
directed by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999; produced by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999, Our Film Works (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1992), 27 mins
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Environmental Racism
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directed by Ada Gay Griffin, fl. 1991 and Kenyatta Fuderburk, fl. 1980; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1990), 58 mins
In two 30 minute programs that combine footage from over 20 sources, this tape focuses on educating and organizing disadvantaged communities to act on environmental issues and conditions affecting them. Part I shows how techniques used during the Civil Rights movement can be applied to deal with issues such as urb...
directed by Ada Gay Griffin, fl. 1991 and Kenyatta Fuderburk, fl. 1980; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1990), 58 mins
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Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde, A (90 min)
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directed by Ada Gay Griffin, fl. 1991 and Michelle Parkerson, fl. 1991; produced by Ada Gay Griffin, fl. 1991, Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1996), 1 hour 30 mins
An epic portrait of the eloquent, award-winning Black, lesbian, poet, mother, teacher and activist, Audre Lorde, whose writings -- spanning five decades -- articulated some of the most important social and political visions of the century. From Lorde's childhood roots in NYC's Harlem to her battle with breast canc...
directed by Ada Gay Griffin, fl. 1991 and Michelle Parkerson, fl. 1991; produced by Ada Gay Griffin, fl. 1991, Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1996), 1 hour 30 mins
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Negritude: A Dialogue Between Wole Soyinka and Senghor
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(Third World Newsreel), 1 hour
This imagined dialogue between Léopold Sédar Senghor, one of the founding fathers of Negritude, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka was reconstructed almost entirely from archival materials. It probes the relevance of the concept of Negritude against the views of its many critics, not only to the decolonization and...
(Third World Newsreel), 1 hour
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Sisters in the Life: First Love
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directed by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999; produced by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999, Our Film Works (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1993), 22 mins
A thirty-something black lesbian reflects on falling for her best friend in junior high. Set in the '70's and '90's, this is a delightful tale of love and friendship. Welbon incorporates recreated flash-backs and real reminiscences, mixes media and styles
directed by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999; produced by Yvonne Welbon, fl. 1999, Our Film Works (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1993), 22 mins
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Another Brother
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directed by Tami Gold, fl. 1982; produced by Tami Gold, fl. 1982, AndersonGold Films (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1998), 50 mins
Through found photographs, audiotaped interviews and archival footage, ANOTHER BROTHER tells the story of Vietnam veteran Clarence Fitch. Clarence Fitch was a man of and for his times, an African American who witnessed and took part in the social movements of this country from the turmoil of the sixties through th...
directed by Tami Gold, fl. 1982; produced by Tami Gold, fl. 1982, AndersonGold Films (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1998), 50 mins
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Black Nations/Queer Nations? Lesbian and Gay Sexualities in the African Diaspora
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directed by Shari Frilot; produced by Shari Frilot (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 52 mins
This is an experimental documentary chronicling the March 1995 groundbreaking conference on lesbian and gay sexualities in the African diaspora. The conference brought together an array of dynamic scholars, activists, and cultural workers including Essex Hemphill, Kobena Mercer, Barbara Smith, Urvashi Vaid, and Ja...
directed by Shari Frilot; produced by Shari Frilot (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 52 mins
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