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Black Fiddlers: The Story
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
In 2004, Iris Thompson Chapman produced "The Life and Times of Joe Thompson," a documentary about the last known African American fiddler in North Carolina with a singular style that could be traced, in Joe Thompson’s own remarks, “all the way back to the 1700's". Joe's remarks inspired me to document Black f...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
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Untold: Power to the People, 7, The Largest Slave Uprising in Colonial America
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Power to the People, 7 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
The Stono Rebellion of 1739 saw enslaved people rise up using coded sounds that sowed the seeds of jazz, blues and hip hop.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Power to the People, 7 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2, Voice of Freedom
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 41 mins
Follow the story of singer Marian Anderson, whose talent broke down barriers around the world. Narrated by Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Voice of Freedom explores questions about talent, race, fame, democracy and the American soul.
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 41 mins
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Ashley Banjo: Britain in Black and White
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directed by Eddie Hutton-Mills and Stephanie Wessel; produced by Eddie Hutton-Mills and Stephanie Wessel, Uplands Television (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2021), 47 mins
Ashley Banjo explores the negative reaction to his dance on Britain's Got Talent and meets supporters like actor David Harewood and critics like Jim Davidson.
directed by Eddie Hutton-Mills and Stephanie Wessel; produced by Eddie Hutton-Mills and Stephanie Wessel, Uplands Television (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2021), 47 mins
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CNN Specials, What's Going On: Marvin Gaye's Anthem For The Ages
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presented by Don Lemon; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); performed by Marvin Gaye, 1939-1984, in CNN Specials (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2021), 41 mins
CNN's Don Lemon explores the impact and genius of Marvin Gaye, his unprecedented album, and the anatomy of several of the record's iconic hits that reflect some of the most significant challenges and divisions in the nation today.
presented by Don Lemon; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); performed by Marvin Gaye, 1939-1984, in CNN Specials (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2021), 41 mins
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The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations, Jazz Musician Wynton Marsalis
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produced by Bloomberg; interview by David Rubenstein, 1949-, in The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2020), 24 mins
Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center managing and artistic director, talks about growing up with racism, who his biggest influencers were, and how he kept performing during the pandemic. He appears on the latest episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations." The interview was recorded Oct....
produced by Bloomberg; interview by David Rubenstein, 1949-, in The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2020), 24 mins
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Economist Video, Misty Copeland: Why Ballet Has So Few Black Dancers
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produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
Misty Copeland made history by becoming the first black female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. She talks to The Economist about the lack of diversity in ballet.
produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
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Essential Stories Film Festival Archive, Part 2
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produced by Documentary Film Institute, in Essential Stories Film Festival Archive (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2020), 52 mins
This video features different films from “Essential Stories” Film Festival from a line-up of filmmakers documenting their experiences of this new, 2020 reality — one that is influenced by COVID-19 as well as various social justice movements. Essential perspectives are those that are unique to one's position...
produced by Documentary Film Institute, in Essential Stories Film Festival Archive (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2020), 52 mins
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Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future, A Very Brit(ish) Voice
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directed by Jaha Browne; produced by Serendipity, in Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future (Leicester, England: Serendipity, 2019), 32 mins
A Very Brit(ish) Voice is an award-winning documentary film that explores the stories of Caribbean people who travelled in the UK between 1948 and 1971 and settled in Leicester. The film tells these stories through the words of seven otherwise ‘missing voices’ and reflects their experiences in the community. W...
directed by Jaha Browne; produced by Serendipity, in Archiving the Past, Reflecting the Future (Leicester, England: Serendipity, 2019), 32 mins
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The Artist in Society: Talking with Hershell West
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directed by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; produced by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; interview by Eve A. Ma, 1943- (Berkeley, CA: Palomino Pro, 2019), 1 hour
Painter, muralist, teacher of at-risk youth, key organizer involved in community projects - Hershell West is a black man brought up in the rural south in the days before the end of segregation. Neither his family nor his community, nor the larger society expected him to become a professional artist. Defying the...
directed by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; produced by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; interview by Eve A. Ma, 1943- (Berkeley, CA: Palomino Pro, 2019), 1 hour
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