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Envisioning Freedom: Cinema and the Building of Modern Black Life

Cara Caddoo
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9780674368057, 0674368053
Contents
  • Introduction: Picturing freedom
  • Exhibitions of faith and fellowship
  • Cinema and the god given right to play
  • Colored theaters in the Jim Crow city
  • Monuments of progress
  • The fight over fight pictures
  • Mobilizing an envisioned community
  • Race films and the transnational frontier
  • Conclusion: Picturing the future.
Description
294 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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