Pioneers of African-American Cinema

Richard Norman and Richard Maurice and Spencer Williams and Oscar Micheaux, 2015, U.S.

A monumental collection of historically vital films, digitally mastered in HD using archival elements. This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind with no fewer than a dozen feature-length films and nearly twice as many shorts and rare fragments. Subject matter includes race issues that went unaddressed by Hollywood for decades. 


  • 952 min
  • B&W & Color
  • In English


  • Blu-ray
  • DCP
  • DVD

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