This 1984 Two-Hour Conversation with Filmmaker Kathleen Collins Will Make You Wonder What Other Great Art She Would’ve Made

"Losing Ground"

There’s no need to tell you that there have always been independent black filmmakers, long before Spike Lee burst upon the scene in the mid-1980’s; too many to mention just a few. But one significant name, who, until recently, had been… Continue Reading

Discover ‘Birth of a Race’ (The Great Black Film Epic That Never Was) & Then Watch ‘Birth of a Movement’

Emmett J. Scott and family

Last night, on PBS’ INDEPENDENT LENS, the documentary “Birth of a Movement,” from producer-directors Susan Gray and Bestor Cram, premiered at 10pm, and is now available online to watch in full. Based on the book “The Birth of a Movement: How Birth… Continue Reading