Black Film As Genre

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Creators & Publishers
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Metadata
ISBN
0253375029
Collection
Regular item
Year
1978
Description

Author Thomas Cripps presents a historical, political, sociological and cultural/theoretical argument for the idea that "Black Film" should be considered as a distinct genre of cinema. Surveys films by, for, and about Black Americans from the silent-movie era through the 1970s, as well as investigating interconnected cultural and political phenomena such as Black film criticism, Black documentary filmmaking, etc.