Category: Black Cinema

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A Filmmaker’s Look at Ralph Bunche

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Dr. Ralph Bunche, renowned United Nations statesman and Nobel Prize winner, is the subject of this discussion with Emmy award-winning filmmaker William Greaves. (2402)

Ben and Bert (Ben Vereen)

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Ben Vereen was really hurt by the reaction of some Aframericans to his 1980 Presidential Inaugural blackface performance. He explains, “It’s important that we never forget where we came from because that only makes us...

Bill Cosby – Part 1

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Bill Cosby – Part 2

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Black Hollywood The Way It Was: The Middle Years – Pt. 3

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The Middle Years examines the history of independently produced Black movies and the establishment of a Black film era. "The Middle Years," picks up during the Depression years as independent filmmakers struggle for ...

Black Hollywood: The Way It Was

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This four-part version of the 90-minute documentary is about the secret history of race movies. Between 1910 and 1950, over 150 independent film companies were organized for the specific purpose of producing Black-cas...

Black Royalty: Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee

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The informal king and queen of this artistic wing during much of this inspiring era of self-reliance from a conspicuously talented sociographic and intellectual expatriate colony of diverse descendants of Africa wa...