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Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror
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(New York, NY - Brooklyn: Icarus Films, 2019), 1 hour 23 mins
Delving into a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and finally embraced them, HORROR NOIRE traces a secret history of Black Americans in Hollywood through their connection to the horror genre. Adapting executive producer Robin Means Coleman’s seminal book, HORROR...
(New York, NY - Brooklyn: Icarus Films, 2019), 1 hour 23 mins
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Great Big Story, Claudette Colvin: I Won't Stand Up
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 2 mins
Around the same time Rosa Parks famously protested segregation by refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, a teenager named Claudette Colvin went to jail in Montgomery, Ala., for doing the exact same thing. This is her story. This video is from the Human Condition collection of Great Big Stories.
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 2 mins
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Dirt and Deeds in Mississippi
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directed by David Shulman; produced by David Shulman, Charlyne Haynes, fl. 2015 and Doris Derby, Thunk It Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2015), 1 hour 23 mins
Dirt And Deeds In Mississippi uncovers the largely unknown and pivotal role played by Black landowning families in the deep South who controlled over a million acres in the 1960s. They were prepared to put their land and their lives on the line in the fight for racial equality and the right to vote in America’s...
directed by David Shulman; produced by David Shulman, Charlyne Haynes, fl. 2015 and Doris Derby, Thunk It Productions (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2015), 1 hour 23 mins
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Winnersville
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directed by Brian Day, fl. 1995; produced by Brian Day, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 54 mins,
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Who is winning in Winnersville? An exploration of the disparity of the races in a southern town in the 21st century. How far have we come since the beginning of the Civil Rights movement? "Winnersville is a devastating expose of the consequences of structural racism in the educational system of a modern southern t...
directed by Brian Day, fl. 1995; produced by Brian Day, fl. 1995 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2014), 54 mins,
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40 Years Later: Our People
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directed by John Washington, Jr., fl. 2009 and Sundog Stovall, fl. 2013 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 49 mins
In the 40 Years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how far have African Americans advanced in American society? This film touches on the socioeconomic status of Blacks in America, the election of Barack Obama and explores the question "does racism still exist?"
directed by John Washington, Jr., fl. 2009 and Sundog Stovall, fl. 2013 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 49 mins
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Between Two Rivers
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directed by Nick Jordan, fl. 2009 and Jacob Cartwright, fl. 2005 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 36 mins
Between Two Rivers shines a spotlight on Cairo, Illinois, a historic town with a dark and troubled past, located between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, where North meets South in America's heartland. The film offers a remarkable insight into a community struggling with severe economic, social, and environmental...
directed by Nick Jordan, fl. 2009 and Jacob Cartwright, fl. 2005 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 1 hour 36 mins
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The Black Kungfu Experience
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directed by Martha Burr, fl. 2003-2012 and Chen Mei-Juin, fl. 1994-2012; produced by Martha Burr, fl. 2003-2012 and Chen Mei-Juin, fl. 1994-2012, Lotus Films (USA/Taiwan) (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 57 mins
This film focuses on how a group of African American pioneers became respected masters in a subculture dominated by Chinese and white men.
directed by Martha Burr, fl. 2003-2012 and Chen Mei-Juin, fl. 1994-2012; produced by Martha Burr, fl. 2003-2012 and Chen Mei-Juin, fl. 1994-2012, Lotus Films (USA/Taiwan) (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2012), 57 mins
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Julian Bond
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Soledad Liendo, fl. 2000-2017 and Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-, Heritage Film Project (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 34 mins
This enlightening portrait joins African American social activist Julian Bond as he traces his roots back to slavery. A leader in the Civil Rights Movement, Julian Bond was among the founders of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, a leader of the 1963 March on Washington, and a Georgia legislator for tw...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Soledad Liendo, fl. 2000-2017 and Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-, Heritage Film Project (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 34 mins
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The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights
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produced by Bonnie Boswell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 57 mins
The Powerbroker portrays the life of Whitney Young, once called “the inside man of the black revolution.” As Executive Director of the National Urban League from 1961 to 1971, he helped thousands of people struggling against discrimination. Unique among black leaders, Young took the fight directly to the power...
produced by Bonnie Boswell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 57 mins
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Portrait in Black: A. Philip Randolph
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produced by Tracy Sugarman and Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 11 mins
In candid reminiscences, A. Philip Randolph recalls his historic confrontations with American Presidents Roosevelt and Kennedy. His courageous battle helped force open the door of equality for African American men and women workers. We see why this fearless Black leader became a legend in the American labor moveme...
produced by Tracy Sugarman and Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 11 mins
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