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Black lenses, Black voices : African American film now

Author: Mark Reid
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005.
Series: Genre and beyond.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Black Lenses, Black Voices is a provocative look at films directed and written-and sometimes produced-by African Americans, as well as black-oriented films whose directors and or screenwriters are not black. Taking us through the development of African American independent filmmaking before and after World War II, Mark A. Reid then illustrates the unique nature of African American family, action, horror,  Read more...
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Reid, Mark (Mark A.).
Black lenses, Black voices.
Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005
(DLC) 2004026201
(OCoLC)56967123
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Reid
ISBN: 9780742568617 074256861X
OCLC Number: 276108838
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 136 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Early African American film, 1912-1940 --
Black family film: the 1990s --
Black action film after twenty years --
African American horror films --
Black female centered African American film --
Black independent film: Haile Gerima's Sankofa.
Series Title: Genre and beyond.
Responsibility: Mark A. Reid.
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Black Lenses, Black Voices is a provocative look at films directed and written-and sometimes produced-by African Americans, as well as black-oriented films whose directors and or screenwriters are not black. Taking us through the development of African American independent filmmaking before and after World War II, Mark A. Reid then illustrates the unique nature of African American family, action, horror, female-centered, and independent films, such as Eve's Bayou, Jungle Fever, Shaft, Souls of Sin, Bones, Waiting to Exhale, Monster's Ball, Sankofa, and many more.

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