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Title Black is-- black ain't [videorecording] : a personal journey through black identity / a presentation of California Newsreel ; Independent Television Service ; produced and directed by Marlon Riggs.

Imprint [New York] : Docuramafilms : Distributed by New Video, [2008]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  305.896 B561i 2008    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital, stereo.; NTSC.
Note Documentary.
Originally produced in 1995.
Program contents, c1995. Art and design: c2008.
Summary A frank and honest look at black identity in America. Uses incisive storytelling and commentary from prominent black intellectuals, including Angela Davis, Bell Hooks, and Cornel West. Meant to stir provocative debate and add reinforcement to a bold vision for a humanity that embraces all people. Explodes the myth that black America is monolithic.
Awards Sundance Film Festival Filmmaker's Trophy, 1995
Subject African Americans -- Race identity.
African Americans -- Attitudes.
African Americans -- Color -- Social aspects.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Riggs, Marlon T.
Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-
Hooks, Bell.
West, Cornel.
California Newsreel (Firm)
Independent Television Service.
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
ISBN 1422929264
Standard No. 767685146330
Music No. NNVG146331 New Video

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