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Another Brother
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(Third World Newsreel), 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...
(Third World Newsreel), 50 mins
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Hatch-Billops Collection, Take Your Bags
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in Hatch-Billops Collection (Third World Newsreel), 11 mins
"My take on slavery: When the Africans boarded the ships bound for America, they carried in their bags all their memories of home. When they arrived in the New World, their bags had been switched, and in them they found nigger, beast, slave,...Many generations later, the children of these Africans toured the Museu...
in Hatch-Billops Collection (Third World Newsreel), 11 mins
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Litany for Survival: The Life and Work of Audre Lorde, A (52 min)
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produced by Daresha Kyi, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 52 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...
produced by Daresha Kyi, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 52 mins
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Newsreel, America
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in Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1969), 32 mins
Against the background of the escalation of the war in Vietnam, AMERICA documents the development of the anti-war movement on the home front. Conversations with Vietnam veterans, young teenagers, and African American militants contextualizes footage that graphically depicts the heightened incidents of mass protest...
in Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1969), 32 mins
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An Opera of the World
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(New York, NY: Third World Newsreel), 1 hour 10 mins
Manthia Diawara’s film is based on the African opera Bintou Were, a Sahel Opera, which recounts an eternal migration drama. The Bintou Were opera, filmed on location in Bamako, in 2007, serves as a mirror for Diawara to build an aesthetic and reflexive story, through song and dance, about the current and yet tim...
(New York, NY: Third World Newsreel), 1 hour 10 mins
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Paulding Avenue Trilogy, Episode 1, Vintage: Families of Value
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directed by Thomas Allen Harris, fl. 2001; produced by Thomas Allen Harris, fl. 2001, in Paulding Avenue Trilogy, Episode 1 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 1 hour 11 mins
VINTAGE is an experimental documentary which looks at three African American families through the eyes of lesbian and gay siblings--including the filmmaker and his younger brother. Three groups of queer siblings use video cameras to articulate the multiple stories that co-exist within the space of family, negotiat...
directed by Thomas Allen Harris, fl. 2001; produced by Thomas Allen Harris, fl. 2001, in Paulding Avenue Trilogy, Episode 1 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 1 hour 11 mins
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Politics from a Black Woman's Insides
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(New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1997), 24 mins
Follow one woman's search for the Hottentot Venus, the legendary link between ape and human and icon of black female subjectivity. Edwards's film explores the construction of race through both scientific discourse on the body (as a body is graphically exposed for the camera by a forensic pathologist) and personal...
(New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1997), 24 mins
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Afroargentines
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(Third World Newsreel), 1 hour 16 mins
“Most Argentines, if you ask, will tell you: ‘In Argentina there are no black people.’” So opens AFROARGENTINES, a film which unearths the hidden history of black people in Argentina and their contributions to Argentine culture and society, from the slaves who fought in the revolutionary wars against Spain...
(Third World Newsreel), 1 hour 16 mins
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Bad Friday: Rastafari After Coral Gardens
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(Third World Newsreel), 1 hour 3 mins
For many around the world, Jamaica conjures up images of pristine beach vacations with a pulsating reggae soundtrack. The country, however, has one of the highest per capita murder rates in the world, and the population is actively grappling with legacies of Western imperialism, racial slavery, and political natio...
(Third World Newsreel), 1 hour 3 mins
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A Dream Is What You Wake Up From
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directed by Carolyn Y. Johnson, fl. 1978 and Larry Bullard, fl. 1978; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1978), 1 hour 2 mins
Originally released in 1978, A DREAM IS WHAT YOU WAKE UP FROM explores the role of Black families in American society. The everyday lives of three Black families with different approaches to their struggle for survival in the United States are represented through a mix of fiction and documentary scenes, a docudram...
directed by Carolyn Y. Johnson, fl. 1978 and Larry Bullard, fl. 1978; produced by Third World Newsreel (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1978), 1 hour 2 mins
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