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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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Black Feminist
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directed by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016; produced by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016 and Maiya Sinclair, fl. 2016 (Atlanta, GA: Zanah Thirus Films, 2019), 53 mins
Black Feminist is a feature length documentary film surrounding the double edged sword of racial and gender oppression that black women face in America. This documentary is told through interviews from scholars, lecturers, writers, business owners, veterans, comedians and authors. In addition to information interv...
directed by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016; produced by Zanah Thirus, fl. 2016 and Maiya Sinclair, fl. 2016 (Atlanta, GA: Zanah Thirus Films, 2019), 53 mins
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Boss: The Black Experience in Business
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Traci A. Curry and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 58 mins
From award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson comes a film that educates, informs, and examines more than 150 years of African American men and women who have embodied the qualities that are the heart of the American entrepreneurial spirit.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Traci A. Curry and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 58 mins
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The Essentials, Chester Williams: From Racism To The Rugby World Cup Final
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produced by The Economist, in The Essentials (London, England: The Economist, 2019), 3 mins
Chester Williams was the only black player in South Africa's 1995 World Cup winning side. He died on September 6th 2019. Earlier this year he spoke to The Economist about his experience playing for the Springboks and growing up and playing under Apartheid rule
produced by The Economist, in The Essentials (London, England: The Economist, 2019), 3 mins
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A Film Called Blacks Can't Swim
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directed by Mysterex, fl. 2019; produced by Ed Accura, fl. 2019, SpaceDNA Production and MO-AM Masters Film Production (United Kingdom: Privately Published, 2019), 34 mins

The new documentary short film “A Film Called Blacks Can't Swim,” directed by award winning filmmaker Mysterex (MO-AM), is creating a huge on a global scale from both swimmers and non-swimmers.

We are pleased to present a great new humorous tongue-in-cheek but also educational independent short film which aims to...

directed by Mysterex, fl. 2019; produced by Ed Accura, fl. 2019, SpaceDNA Production and MO-AM Masters Film Production (United Kingdom: Privately Published, 2019), 34 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2, Mystery Men
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a wealth of hidden family history. Both grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their lost ancestry restored proves empowering.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 5, Freedom Tales
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012 and CeCe Moore, fl. 2010, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. delves into the roots of two African-American guests, actor S. Epatha Merkerson and athlete and television personality Michael Strahan. Both discover unexpected stories that challenge assumptions about black history.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012 and CeCe Moore, fl. 2010, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 9, The Eye of the Beholder
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares the family histories of director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, iconoclastic performance artist Marina Abramović and painter Kehinde Wiley. These visionary artists find their identities challenged—and affirmed.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 10, All in the Family
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directed by Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017; produced by CeCe Moore, fl. 2010 and Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
The family stories of actor Ty Burrell, radio host Joe Madison and political strategist Valerie Jarrett. Also a look at how a summer camp for children is using genetic genealogy to help people better understand their burgeoning identities.
directed by Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017; produced by CeCe Moore, fl. 2010 and Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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How Glory Edim's Online Book Club Provides Community For ‘Invisible’ Black Women
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
Glory Edim is the founder of Well-Read Black Girl, a book club that has transformed into an online community and literary festival, all celebrating voices that otherwise might not be heard. She talks with Jeffrey Brown about her original goal of making new friends, seeing herself in literature and creating communi...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 7 mins
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