African American History:
African Americans in the Cinema
Lights, Camera, Action! Dig into the world of Black filmmakers, actors and actresses.
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We Gotta Have It : Twenty Years of Seeing Black at the Movies, 1986-2006 by Iverem, Esther
Notes: A survey of Black films and filmmakers.
Callnumber: 791.4309 IV3w
Black on Black: Urban Youth Films and the Multicultural Audience by Fisher, Celeste A.
Notes: This book includes essays on popular urban films, such as Boyz n the Hood and Menace II Society.
Callnumber: 791.4365 F531b
Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams by Bogle, Donald
Notes: Subtitled The Story of Black Hollywood, this book uncovers the history of African Americans in the movie making industry.
Callnumber: 791.4308 B634br
Why We Make Movies : Black Filmmakers Talk About the Magic of Cinema by Alexander, George
Notes: Features interviews with Spike Lee, Kasi Lemmons, Mario Van Peebles, Ossie Davis, Keenen Ivory Wayans and Forest Whitaker, and many other Black filmmakers.
Callnumber: 791.4302 AL26w
Oscar Micheaux, the Great and Only : the Life of America's First Black Filmmaker by McGilligan, Patrick
Notes: A groundbreaking biography of Micheaux (1884-1951), America's first Black director.
Callnumber: 791.4302 M5823m
Framing Blackness : the African American Image in Film by Guerrero, Ed
Notes: A classic, early 1990's look at African Americans on the silver screen.
Callnumber: 791.4365 G937f
African Americans in Film and Television by Lommel, Cookie
Notes: This book is full of photographs featuring the history of Black actors and actresses on television and cinemas.
Callnumber: 791.4308 L838a