Frame by Frame II

Frame by Frame II : A Filmography of the African American Image, 1978-1994

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This is a compendium of approximately 3,000 film items. Listed here are films with black themes or subject matter; films featuring substantial participation by Blacks as screenwriters, actors, producers, directors, musicians, and consultants; and films in which Blacks play incidental roles. Productions made between 1978 and 1994 are included. Each entry is categorized by type and fully identified and annotated, with complete cast more

Product details

  • Paperback | 792 pages
  • 155.7 x 231.9 x 41.4mm | 1,128.63g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • 0253211204
  • 9780253211200

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Frame by Frame II is a major reference guide on African American film professionals. It recognizes African Americans who have contributed their talents to a film industry that has scarcely recognized them. The editors acknowledge those independents who have rejected Hollywood values and set out on their own paths. This volume builds on the earlier Frame by Frame, which included productions through 1978. In order to assure that the 1978 entries are complete, that year is included in this more

About Phyllis Rauch Klotman

Phyllis R. Klotman is Professor of Afro American Studies and American and Film Studies, and Founding Director of the Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University. She has published five books and over 30 articles and essays on African American literature and film, including Frame by Frame: A Black Filmography and Screenplays of the African American Experience. Gloria J. Gibson, Associate Professor of Afro American Studies, is Assistant Director of the Black Film Center/Archives and Director of the Archive of Traditional Music. She has published numerous articles in the area of black cinema and specifically black women s cinema."show more

Table of contents

Introduction How to Use This Volume Alphabetical Listing of Films Appendix - Distributors Bibliography I. Film Reference Works II. Filmographies Indices to African American Performers I. Directors II. Musicians III.Performers IV. Producers V. Screenplay Writersshow more