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Author Donalson, Melvin Burke, 1952-

Title Black directors in Hollywood / Melvin Donalson
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 375 pages) : illustrations
Contents The pathmakers : Gordon Parks, Melvin Van Peebles -- The visionary actors : Ossie Davis, Sidney Poitier -- Black urban action films and mainstream images : Gordon Parks Jr., Ivan Dixon, Fred Williamson, Hugh A. Robertson, Ron O'Neal, Gilbert Moses, Raymond St. Jacques -- Black sensibilities and mainstream images : Berry Gordy Jr., Stan Lathan, Jamaa Fanaka -- Michael Schultz : the crossover king -- Spike Lee : the independent auteur -- Keeping it real (reel) : black dramatic visions : Charles Burnett, John Singleton, Matty Rich, Mario Van Peebles, Ernest Dickerson, Albert and Allen Hughes, Doug McHenry, David Clark Johnson, Preston A. Whitmore II, Tim Reid, Robert Patton-Spruill, Darin Scott, Hype Williams -- And still they rise : black women directors : Euzhan Palcy, Julie Dash, Leslie Harris, Darnell Martin, Kasi Lemmons, Millicent Shelton, Troy Beyer, Cheryl Dunye, Maya Angelou -- Not without laughter : directors of comedy and romance : Oz Scott, Topper Carew, Richard Pryor, Prince, Robert Townsend, Eddie Murphy, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Wendell B. Harris Jr., Reginald Hudlin, Martin Lawrence, Theodore Witcher, George Tillman Jr., Kevin Rodney Sullivan, Christopher Scott Cherot -- Off the hook : comedy and romance with a hip-hop flavor : Reginald Hudlin, James Bond III, George Jackson, Rusty Cundieff, F. Gary Gray, Paris Barclay, Lionel C. Martin, Ice Cube -- Redefining crossover films : Kevin Hooks, Bill Duke, Carl Franklin, Thomas Carter, Forest Whitaker, F. Gary Gray, Antoine Fuqua
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-353) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject African American motion picture producers and directors -- Biography.
African Americans in motion pictures.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003006770
ISBN 0292701780 (alk. paper)
0292701799 (paperback; alk. paper)
029279875X (electronic bk.)
9780292701786 (alk. paper)
9780292701793 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780292798755 (electronic bk.)