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2274: African-American Cinema

Prerequisites: THEATR 1070 or MEDIA ST 1070; or equivalent. This course studies the impact of cinema and the entertainment industry on the social perceptions of African-Americans and on African-American culture. The history of African-American films from Oscar Micheaux in the 1920's through 1970's Blaxploitation to present directors and producers will be examined. African-American experiences and roles in films will also be discussed.
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Section 001