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Classified X ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Examines the treatment of black characters throughout the history of American cinema, using examples from classic films beginning with footage by Thomas Edison in 1903 to the present, tracing how Hollywood has aided and abetted the public perception of the African-American. From its earliest days, Hollywood reflected society's fear of blacks and countered with wish-fulfilling images of African-Americans as servile, ignorant, superstitious, or untrustworthy.
Don't play us cheap ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
A musical comedy about two minions of the devil who crash a Harlem party, thrown by Miss Maybell, with high hopes of destroying its festive atmosphere.
The story of a three day pass ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Tale of an African American soldier stationed in Europe and the racism he encounters from his fellow soldiers following his idyllic three-day affair with a young French woman.
Story of a 3-day pass ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The story of an African-American soldier stationed in Europe and the racism he encounters from his fellow soldiers following his idyllic three-day affair with a young white woman.
Sweet Sweetback's baadasssss song ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A reverse racist blaxploitation film that has Van Peebles on the run from the police after he kills two cops who were beating up on a black man.
L'homme qui court ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Runnin' man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Examines the life and film-making career of Melvin Van Peebles.
Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Story of a young hustler whose aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops. Seized with anger, Sweetback takes brutal revenge on the cops, forcing him into a desperate life on the run.
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