Reel Black Talk: A Sourcebook of 50 American Filmmakers

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REEL BLACK TALK

A SOURCEBOOK OF 50 AMERICAN FILMMAKERS

Spencer Moon

Foreword by George Hill

GREENWOOD PRESS

Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • FOREWORD: NINETY-PLUS YEARS OF FILMMAKING vii
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgments xvii
  • THE FILMMAKERS 1
  • William Alexander 3
  • Madeline Anderson 7
  • Neema Barnette 16
  • St. Clair Bourne 29
  • Charles Burnett 39
  • Introduction 46
  • Roy Campanella II 47
  • Ayoka Chenzira 57
  • Francee Covington 68
  • Julie Dash 79
  • Ivan Dixon 87
  • Bill Duke 95
  • Jamaa Fanaka 101
  • Carl Franklin 111
  • Wendell Franklin 115
  • William Greaves 123
  • Henry Hampton 130
  • Hobart Whitaker Harris 138
  • Wendell Burks Harris, Jr. 148
  • Reginald Hudlin 160
  • Albert and Allen Hughes 171
  • George Jackson and Doug McHenry 175
  • Ashley James 188
  • Avon Kirkland 198
  • Stan Lathan 208
  • Spike Lee 223
  • Louis Massiah 233
  • Oscar Deveraux Micheaux 244
  • Floyd Norman and Leo Sullivan 255
  • Michelle Parkerson 266
  • Gordon Alexander Parks, Sr. 275
  • Matty Rich 281
  • Hugh Robertson 295
  • Michael Schultz 299
  • Jackie Shearer 307
  • John Singleton 315
  • Arlando C. Smith 322
  • Robert Townsend 329
  • Mario Van Peebles 335
  • Melvin Van Peebles 341
  • Mark Warren III 351
  • The Wayans Family: Keenan Ivory, Damon, Shawn and Marlon 359
  • Spencer William, Jr. 366
  • Allen Willis 372
  • Appendix 381
  • SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 385
  • Index 387
  • About the Author 397
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