36 results for your search

The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 3, Micki Grant in Conversation with Charlayne Woodard
See details
directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures; interview by Charlayne Woodard, 1953-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Dramatists Guild Foundation, 2019), 40 mins

American theater’s most exciting and esteemed writers together in conversation – watch as current and established creators share their struggles, triumphs, and advice, and get an intimate glimpse into their creative process.

This episode features Charlayne Woodard (Pretty Fire) interviewing Micki Grant (Don’t...

directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures; interview by Charlayne Woodard, 1953-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Dramatists Guild Foundation, 2019), 40 mins
×
Hip Hop Aesop: A Musical Aesop
See details
produced by Bashiri Johnson, 1955- (Privately Published, 2018), 4 mins
This video documents a recording of Aesop's fable "The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg" to a Hip Hop music theme. This film was adapted by J. E. Franklin and produced by Bashiri Johnson.
produced by Bashiri Johnson, 1955- (Privately Published, 2018), 4 mins
×
Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart
See details
directed by Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991; produced by Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project, Independent Television Service, Black Public Media, Film Posse, Chiz Schultz Inc and American Masters (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 58 mins

When Lorraine Hansberry’s now classic A Raisin in the Sun premiered on Broadway in 1959 (the first play by a Black woman to do so) actress Ruby Dee recalls marveling how it “opened a new chapter in theater, that included Black people.” While most may know the widely studied and performed A Raisin in the Sun...

directed by Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991; produced by Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project, Independent Television Service, Black Public Media, Film Posse, Chiz Schultz Inc and American Masters (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 58 mins
×
Les Blancs
See details
written by Robert B. Nemiroff, 1929-1991; directed by Yaël Farber, 1971-; designed by Soutra Gilmour; performed by Sheila Atim, 1991-, Anna Madeley, 1977-, Sidney Cole, 1962-, Elliot Cowan, 1976-, Roger Nsengiyumva, 1994-, James Fleet, 1952-, Clive Francis, 1946-, Siân Phillips, 1933-, Tunji Kasim, fl. 2007, Danny Sapani, 1970- and Gary Beadle, 1965- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2016, originally published 2016), 2 hours 24 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (contains mature themes and references to racism)

This production is an archival recording captured in 2016.

An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society prepares to drive out its colonial present and claim an independent future. Racial tensions boil over. Tshembe, returne...

written by Robert B. Nemiroff, 1929-1991; directed by Yaël Farber, 1971-; designed by Soutra Gilmour; performed by Sheila Atim, 1991-, Anna Madeley, 1977-, Sidney Cole, 1962-, Elliot Cowan, 1976-, Roger Nsengiyumva, 1994-, James Fleet, 1952-, Clive Francis, 1946-, Siân Phillips, 1933-, Tunji Kasim, fl. 2007, Danny Sapani, 1970- and Gary Beadle, 1965- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2016, originally published 2016), 2 hours 24 mins
×
That's Why They Calls Us Colored
See details
written by J. E. Franklin, 1937-; directed by Malika Nzinga, fl. 2015 and Ashton Pina, fl. 2014; produced by Malika Nzinga, fl. 2015; performed by Vinie Burrows and Rod Bladel, fl. 2016 (Privately Published, 2016), 13 mins
An old mans' desire to find his long lost family, takes him somewhere he never imagined.
written by J. E. Franklin, 1937-; directed by Malika Nzinga, fl. 2015 and Ashton Pina, fl. 2014; produced by Malika Nzinga, fl. 2015; performed by Vinie Burrows and Rod Bladel, fl. 2016 (Privately Published, 2016), 13 mins
×
La vie sans fards
See details
written by Maryse Condé, 1937-; directed by Eva Doumbia, 1968- and Greg Germain, 1947-; designed by Lauriane Scimemi, fl. 2015, Pascale Bongiovanni, fl. 2015; produced by Marie-Pierre Bousquet, fl. 2011, Axe Sud; performed by Astrid Bayiha, fl. 2007, Maïmouna Coulibaly, 1975-, Edith Mérieau, fl. 2006 and Akram Manry, fl. 2015 (Windrose (Film distributor), 2016), 1 hour 33 mins
This theater play depicts Maryse Condé's life: inspirated by the poets of negritude, she decided to move from Guadeloupe to Africa. This show uses video footages of African countries gaining their independance and music to better highlight her tough quest of freedom.
written by Maryse Condé, 1937-; directed by Eva Doumbia, 1968- and Greg Germain, 1947-; designed by Lauriane Scimemi, fl. 2015, Pascale Bongiovanni, fl. 2015; produced by Marie-Pierre Bousquet, fl. 2011, Axe Sud; performed by Astrid Bayiha, fl. 2007, Maïmouna Coulibaly, 1975-, Edith Mérieau, fl. 2006 and Akram Manry, fl. 2015 (Windrose (Film distributor), 2016), 1 hour 33 mins
×
The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 2, Charles Fuller in Conversation with Lynn Nottage
See details
directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Jonathan Reynolds, fl. 1984, Transient Pictures; interview by Lynn Nottage, 1964-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 46 mins
The Legacy Project: Volume II documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed writers for the theater in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) being interviewed by an emerging writer. Charles Fuller is the first African Ameri...
directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Jonathan Reynolds, fl. 1984, Transient Pictures; interview by Lynn Nottage, 1964-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 46 mins
×
The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1, Lanford Wilson in Conversation with Craig Lucas
See details
directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984- and Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Jonathan Reynolds, fl. 1984, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 47 mins
The Legacy Project documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed writers for the theater in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) being interviewed by a younger emerging writer.Lanford Wilson co-founded the Circle Repertory...
directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984- and Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Jonathan Reynolds, fl. 1984, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 47 mins
×
Dem Dry Bones
See details
written by J. E. Franklin, 1937-; directed by Eric Coleman, fl. 2006; performed by Eric Coleman, fl. 2006 and Revalyn T. Golde, fl. 2006 (Privately Published, 2006), 41 mins
This play written by J. E. Franklin was presented at Harlem's Uptown Renaissance Restaurant with discussion after the play with the restaurant audience.
written by J. E. Franklin, 1937-; directed by Eric Coleman, fl. 2006; performed by Eric Coleman, fl. 2006 and Revalyn T. Golde, fl. 2006 (Privately Published, 2006), 41 mins
×
Trial at Sayville
See details
written by J. E. Franklin, 1937-; directed by Eric Coleman, fl. 2006; performed by Eric Coleman, fl. 2006, Tom Thornton, fl. 2006, Cassandra Naombi Steele, fl. 2006 and Hollis Granville, fl. 2006 (Privately Published, 2006), 59 mins
This play written by J. E. Franklin was presented by Blackgirl Ensemble Theatre at Harlem's Uptown Renaissance Restaurant with discussion after the play between actors and audience.
written by J. E. Franklin, 1937-; directed by Eric Coleman, fl. 2006; performed by Eric Coleman, fl. 2006, Tom Thornton, fl. 2006, Cassandra Naombi Steele, fl. 2006 and Hollis Granville, fl. 2006 (Privately Published, 2006), 59 mins
×

Pages