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Basic Black; East of Hollywood

07/14/2004

BB3604 (Green Label) Basic Black Filmmakers of Color East of Hollywood BB3604 July 21, 2005


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Series
Basic Black
Program
East of Hollywood
Program Number

3604

Series Description

THe series was formerly known as Say Brother. Series title change as of 1/8/1998. This series is black produced and is one of public television's longest-running series that is rooted in and reflects the culture, concerns, achievements and history of people of African descent. Also includes controversial issues, African American artists, and events of special interest to the African American community.

Series release date: 1/8/1998

Program Description

One of Boston's best kept secrets is a community of filmmakers who contribute to the city's creative economy. Many of Boston's African American filmmakers live and work in the neighborhoods that inspire their stories. Basic Black leads a discussion with community leaders, who are working to help Boston and it filmmakers realize their full creative potential. Guest include Robert Spruill, president and CEO of FilmShack; Lisa Simmons, executive director of Color of Film Collaborative; and Candelaria Silva, director of ACT Roxbury.

Duration

00:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Social Issues
Race and Ethnicity
Citation
Chicago: “Basic Black; East of Hollywood,” 07/14/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B4D3C6F4E6EC41E1968BECEE1CC9E868.
MLA: “Basic Black; East of Hollywood.” 07/14/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B4D3C6F4E6EC41E1968BECEE1CC9E868>.
APA: Basic Black; East of Hollywood. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B4D3C6F4E6EC41E1968BECEE1CC9E868
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