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Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema - S. Torriano Berry

Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema


Published: 26th January 2007
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Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema includes everything from The Birth of a Nation to Crash. In addition to the films, brief biographies of African American actors and actresses such as Sidney Poitier, James Earl Jones, Halle Berry, Eddie Murphy, Whoopi Goldberg, Denzel Washington, and Jamie Foxx can be found in this reference. Through a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, black-&-white photos, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on actors, actresses, movies, producers, organizations, awards, film credits, and terminology, this book provides a better understanding of the role African Americans played in film history.

Part 1 Editor's Foreword
Part 2 Acronyms and Abbreviations
Part 3 Chronology
Part 4 Introduction
Part 6 Appendixes
Chapter 7 A. NAACP Image Award Winners
Chapter 8 B. African American Academy Award Winners
Chapter 9 C. African American Golden Globe Award Winners
Chapter 10 D. Black FIlmmakers Hall of Fame Inductees
Chapter 11 E. Top-Grossing African American Films
Chapter 12 F. Top-Grossing Films Directed by African American Women
Chapter 13 G. Top-Grossing Films Directed by African American Men
Part 14 Bibliography
Part 15 Internet Sources
Part 16 About the Authors

ISBN: 9780810864641
ISBN-10: 0810864649
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 26th January 2007
Publisher: University Press of America