Pioneers of African-American Cinema

21/11/2016
  |  Buy to Own: 24/10/2016
  |  952 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Collection of films from pioneers of African-American cinema such as Oscar Micheaux, Spencer Williams and Zora Neale Hurston. The collection includes: 'Two Knights of Vaudeville' (1915), 'A Reckless Rover' (1918), 'Within Our Gates' (1920), 'The Symbol of the Unconquered - A Story of the KKK' (1920), 'By Right of Birth' (1921), 'Body and Soul' (1925), 'Screen Snapshots' (1920), 'Regeneration' (1923), 'The Flying Ace' (1926), 'Ten Nights in a Barroom' (1926), 'Rev. S.S. Jones Home Movies' (2016), 'The Scar of Shame ' (1927), 'Eleven P.M.' (1928), 'Hellbound Train' (1930), 'The Darktown Revue' (1931), 'The Exile' (1931), 'The Girl from Chicago' (1932), 'Ten Minutes to Live' (1932), 'Veiled Aristocrats' (1932), 'Birthright' (1939), 'The Bronze Buckaroo' (1939), 'Zora Neale Hurston Fieldwork Footage' (1928), 'Commandent Keeper Church, Beaufort South Carolina, May 1940' (1940), 'The Blood of Jesus' (1941), 'Dirty Gertie from Harlem U.S.A.' (1946) and 'Moses Sisters Interview Pearl Bowser' (1978).