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Isaac Pope: The Spirit of An American Century
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directed by Rock Grant, fl. 2018; produced by Rock Grant, fl. 2018, Paula J. Caplan Productions (Paula J. Caplan Productions, 2018), 58 mins
This is the story of Isaac Pope - an African-American centenarian, grandson of slaves, son of sharecroppers, and unassuming WWII veteran and unsung hero of the civil rights and workers' rights movements. This film gives viewers an intimate view of 100 years of American history captured through Isaac Pope’s spell...
directed by Rock Grant, fl. 2018; produced by Rock Grant, fl. 2018, Paula J. Caplan Productions (Paula J. Caplan Productions, 2018), 58 mins
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Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7, Birth of a Movement
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directed by Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-; produced by Matthew Maclean, fl. 2011, Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-, String and Can, Northern Light Productions and Independent Television Service, in Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 55 mins
In 1915, civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith's notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Includes interviews with Sp...
directed by Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-; produced by Matthew Maclean, fl. 2011, Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-, String and Can, Northern Light Productions and Independent Television Service, in Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 55 mins
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Rodney King: Koreatown Reacts
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directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Adam Liggio, 1972- and Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Film News Now Foundation, 2016), 22 mins
In 1992, video footage of Rodney King, a black man, being beaten by white policemen, incited rioting and looting in urban Los Angeles. Most people associate these riots with African-American neighborhoods. This documentary combines interviews and first-person narratives around the conflict in the neighborhood know...
directed by Christine Choy, 1953-; produced by Adam Liggio, 1972- and Christine Choy, 1953- (New York, NY: Film News Now Foundation, 2016), 22 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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Sweet Georgia Brown
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directed by Lawrence E. Walker, fl. 2012; produced by Lawrence E. Walker, fl. 2012 (Somerset, NJ: PureHistory, 2015), 1 hour 31 mins
This documentary examines the racial and gender policies that defined the status of African-American Women in the military during World War II. Interviews and primary sources reveal the unique experience of being an African-American woman in the military during this period. The story of these inspiring women, fr...
directed by Lawrence E. Walker, fl. 2012; produced by Lawrence E. Walker, fl. 2012 (Somerset, NJ: PureHistory, 2015), 1 hour 31 mins
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Afraid of Dark: Exploring Black Masculinity
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directed by Mya B., fl. 2004; produced by Mya B., fl. 2004, Shoot Films, Not People (Parallel Lines, 2014), 1 hour 13 mins
Afraid of Dark, is a wonderfully insightful and entertaining, yet remarkably serious, documentary about Black men. This documentary, aims to destroy the misconceptions and stereotypes about black men that have often cost black men their lives by offering a genuine look at them from my eyes to the outside world, re...
directed by Mya B., fl. 2004; produced by Mya B., fl. 2004, Shoot Films, Not People (Parallel Lines, 2014), 1 hour 13 mins
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Circle Unbroken: A Gullah Journey From Africa To America
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directed by Clark Santee, fl. 1983-2014; produced by Ron Small, fl. 1989 (New York, NY: Soundview Media Partners, 2014), 55 mins
75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort & the sea islands of South Carolina. This beautiful, picturesque tourist destination is the epicenter of the Gullah culture; the foundation of African American history. From the horrors of middle passage slave voyages...
directed by Clark Santee, fl. 1983-2014; produced by Ron Small, fl. 1989 (New York, NY: Soundview Media Partners, 2014), 55 mins
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Hate Crimes in the Heartland
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directed by Rachel Lyon, fl. 1980-2014; produced by Pi-Isis S. Ankhra, fl. 2013-2014, Rachel Lyon, fl. 1980-2014 and Bavand Karim, fl. 2007-2015 (Cincinnati, OH: Lioness Media Arts Production, 2014), 51 mins
Hate Crimes in the Heartland is an award-winning documentary film and community outreach project that explores our national epidemic of hate crimes through the lens of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Emmy-winning producer Rachel Lyon explores two stories, over 90 years apart, that both dissect current issues of civil rights and...
directed by Rachel Lyon, fl. 1980-2014; produced by Pi-Isis S. Ankhra, fl. 2013-2014, Rachel Lyon, fl. 1980-2014 and Bavand Karim, fl. 2007-2015 (Cincinnati, OH: Lioness Media Arts Production, 2014), 51 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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The Whole Gritty City
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directed by Richard Barber, fl. 1991; produced by Richard Barber, fl. 1991 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Band Room Productions, 2013), 1 hour 29 mins
The Whole Gritty City is a 90-minute documentary that plunges viewers into the world of three New Orleans school marching bands. The film follows children growing up in America's most musical city, and one of its most dangerous, as their band directors get them ready to perform in the Mardi Gras parades, and teach...
directed by Richard Barber, fl. 1991; produced by Richard Barber, fl. 1991 (New York, NY - Brooklyn: Band Room Productions, 2013), 1 hour 29 mins
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