Say Brother; Carew Film Festival
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- Say Brother
- Carew Film Festival
- Program Number
- Series Description
Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968
- Program Description
Program contains four independent films that "Say Brother" producer Topper Carew produced or helped execute. These include the animated short "The Maggot," an anti-drug film for children; "Mississippi Fred MacDowell," about the blues musician acclaimed by his contemporaries, but commercially ignored; "This is the Home of Mrs. Levant Graham," a film documenting the inner-city household of a woman and her children; and "A Wild Irish Rose," a film about alcoholics who congregate in a Washington, D.C. parking lot to talk, sing and drink.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Wild Irish Rose, A (Motion picture)
- Independent filmmakers
- This is the Home of Mrs. Levant Graham (Motion picture)
- New Thing Flick Company, The
- Carew, Topper, 1943-
- African American musicians
- Mississippi Fred MacDowell (Motion picture)
- MacDowell, Fred
- Blues musicians
- Television broadcasting of films
- African Americans in motion pictures
- African American women
- Righteous Apple Productions
- African American motion picture producers and directors
- African American singers
- Maggot, The (Motion picture)
- Blues (Music)
- Race and Ethnicity
- White, Conrad (Director)
- Johnson, Henry (Filmmaker)
- Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Associate Producer)
- Jones, Vickie (Associate Producer)
- Topper Carew (Producer)
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- APA: Say Brother; Carew Film Festival. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_0E4EEBF3365C442099124E7A2D14113F