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Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema by Torriano S. Berry; Venise T. Berry
Call Number: 791.4303 K836c2
Publication Date: 2015-05-07
As early as 1909, African Americans were utilizing the new medium of cinema to catalogue the world around them, using the film camera as a device to capture their lives and their history. The daunting subject of race and ethnicity permeated life in America at the turn of the twentieth century and due to the effect of certain early films, specific television images, and an often-biased news media, it still plagues us today.
Historical Dictionary of American Cinema by M. Keith Booker
Call Number: 791.43655 G767c
Publication Date: 2011-03-17
One of the most powerful forces in world culture, American cinema has a long and complex history that stretches through more than a century. This history not only includes a legacy of hundreds of important films but also the evolution of the film industry itself, which is in many ways a microcosm of the history of American society as a whole.
G.R. Little Library
Elizabeth City State University