A compilation of film resources about African Americans and featuring African Americans available in the MSU Libraries.Note also check the Music tab for films and documentaries featuring African American singers and musicians.Visit the Electronic Resources Media page for a list of streaming video collections, including Black Studies in Video.
In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.Creating clips and playlists with Alexander Street Press products. This will keep videos intended for course use in the library for student viewing.Faculty may be able to arrange special permission to check out the reserved video for a classroom showing by contacting the DMC.The subject of African-Americans in Motion Pictures provides some of the most interesting studies along with the many controversial interpretations of the roles as actors they played on the silver screen.4 Little Girls / an HBO documentary film in association with 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint ; director, producer, Spike Lee ; producer, Sam Pollard. They marched alongside the adults and were taken to jail with them as well. Baptist Church was close to the downtown area, it was an ideal location to hold rallies and meetings. 15, 1963, dynamite planted by the Ku Klux Klan, exploded in the building.
Under the fallen debris, the bodies of four girls were found.Denise Mc Nair, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley died because of the color of their skin. T46 2006 Video DVD 1-3 : Acclaimed documentary filmmakers offer a fresh, compelling look at 10 pivotal moments in American history and their often unforeseen repercussions.Features archival film footage, home photographs, comments by surviving family members, and interviews with local and national figures of the time. Note : Disc 3 contains a clip about Freedom Summer. Massacre at Mystic ; Shays' Rebellion: America's first civil war ; Gold rush ; Antietam -- Disc 2.As far back as the silent films era, African-Americans have been featured in motion pictures playing roles depicting some aspect of acting and being purveyors of a black image.The messages or themes of these movies have over the years presented a mixture of images based upon what was thought to please the viewers of each particular film.Unfortunately, many of those films showed black characters in negative stereotypical roles which the average African-Americans would never truly identify as being like themselves.