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Against the odds : the artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Author: Joe Morton; New Jersey Network (Firm); PBS Home Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Home Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©1998.
Series: American history video library, v. 2.; PBS Video reference library.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s was the scene of a passionate outburst of creativity by African-American visual artists. This documentary tells how black artists triumphed over the prejudice and segregation that kept their work out of mainstream galleries and exhibitions, and recalls the vibrancy of Harlem in the roaring twenties. You'll view over 130 paintings, prints, photographs and sculptures, along with rare  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Morton; New Jersey Network (Firm); PBS Home Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780619072 9780780619074
OCLC Number: 40717416
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Camera, Mike Budd ; editor, Bob Herman.
Performer(s): Joe Morton, narrator.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: American history video library, v. 2.; PBS Video reference library.
Other Titles: Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
Responsibility: produced by the New Jersey Network.

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Harlem in the 1920s and 1930s was the scene of a passionate outburst of creativity by African-American visual artists. This documentary tells how black artists triumphed over the prejudice and segregation that kept their work out of mainstream galleries and exhibitions, and recalls the vibrancy of Harlem in the roaring twenties. You'll view over 130 paintings, prints, photographs and sculptures, along with rare archival footage of artists at work.

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