Historical Dictionary Of African American Cinema by S. Torriano BerryHistorical Dictionary Of African American Cinema by S. Torriano Berry

Historical Dictionary Of African American Cinema

byS. Torriano Berry, Venise T. Berry

Hardcover | May 7, 2015

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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1400 cross-referenced entries on actors, actresses, movies, producers, organizations, awards, and terminology, this book provides a better understanding of the role African Americans played in film history. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about African American cinema.
S. Torriano Berry is an award-winning independent filmmaker who has created and executive produced the anthology series Black Independent Showcase and Black Visions/Silver Screen: Howard University Student Film, two half-hour made-for-television movies, The Light and When It's Your Turn. He is the creator of the science fiction antholo...
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Title:Historical Dictionary Of African American CinemaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:566 pages, 9.22 × 6.28 × 1.8 inPublished:May 7, 2015Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1442247010

ISBN - 13:9781442247017

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Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword, Jon WoronoffPrefaceAcronyms and AbbreviationsChronologyIntroductionTHE DICTIONARYAppendixesANAACP Image Award WinnersBAfrican American Academy Award WinnersCAfrican American Golden Globe Award WinnersDBlack Filmmakers Hall of Fame InducteesETop Grossing African American FilmsBibliography and Internet SourcesAbout the Authors

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The authors, S. Torriano Berry and Venise T. Berry, utilize their academic and professional knowledge of mass communications, writing and cinema to create an extensive, comprehensive tome. . . .[T]he depth and coverage of this work is impressive. . . .As someone who has studied African American history, I found this to be a unique, interesting and extensive work that can be useful to some special libraries and most large academic or public libraries. While this book would greatly benefit students in African American studies programs, it could also be a good resource for libraries that have demand for cultural and mass communication studies.