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Program looks at the work of filmmaker Topper Carew, newly hired producer of Say Brother. Through interviews with Carew and excerpts from his films New Thing, The Maggot, This is the Home of Mrs. Levant Graham, and Mississippi Fred MacDowell, the program illustrates the goals Carew has for Say Brother and the means by which he plans to accomplish them. Produced by Topper Carew. Directed by Conrad White.
Date Created
10/03/1973
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Say Brother / Who is Topper Carew ?
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Host Barbara Barrow and Say Brother fashion consultant Rebecca Hill speak with two Boston-based clothing designers: Bettye Downs and Nik D'ambra. Subjects include how they started designing clothes, their choice of models, what people look for in custom clothing and why they are willing to spend so much, costs related to custom clothing, choice of fabrics, and design sensibility. Fashions by both designers are modeled during the program. Produced by Barbara Barrow. Directed by Conrad White.
Date Created
05/13/1977
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Say Brother / Fashion Fun
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Program focuses on the people, languages, cultures, markets, goods, and surrounding areas of Senegal via an audiovisual presentation titled "Reflections of Senegal." Presentation is a production of Richard Wood based on his photography of the country with narration by Mario Valdes... more
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04/15/1977
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Say Brother / Reflections of Senegal
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Program honors the memory of Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. via excerpts from both the 1970 film "King: A Filmed Record, Montgomery to Memphis" (produced by Ely Landau and presented by the Martin Luther King Foundation in 1974) and a previously aired ecumenical service held in memory of King by the Black Ministerial Alliance of Boston... more
Date Created
04/10/1975
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Say Brother / Lest We Forget: Martin Luther King, A Retrospective
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Program consists of a short interview conducted by Barbara Barrow with Elma Lewis (founder of the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts and the National Center of Afro-American Artists) and footage excerpted from previous Say Brother programs featuring dance performances. Lewis discusses the ideas behind Celebrate '76, how it came about, how the event has strengthened the community, and who will be in this year's event... more
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06/04/1976
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Say Brother / Celebrate 76
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Program examines the topic of African Americans in the film industry via a group discussion among industry professionals as directed by Producer Topper Carew. Program guests actress Lee Chamberlin, actor/producer Brock Peters, and New York Amsterdam News, New York Times, and Encore film critic James Murray discuss the differences between theater and film, the recent marketing interest in African American audiences, and what Black audiences want to watch... more
Date Created
01/09/1974
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Say Brother / Black Stars
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Program focuses on crime and housing problems in Boston's Spanish-speaking community and approaches to solving them... more
Date Created
11/19/1976
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Say Brother / Que Pasa ? Don't Ask If You Don't Want to Know
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Program focuses on the events that led up to, and the aftermath of, the Attica State Prison rebellion in New York, 1971. The rebellion resulted in the deaths of 43 prisoners and guards... more
Date Created
02/20/1975
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Say Brother / Attica
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Program, although titled "A Tribute to Jazz Week," consists of a 50-minute section of the 1970 documentary film "Reggae" by Horace Ove. Host Topper Carew provides information about Jazz Week in Boston (April 28 to May 5) with contact information for local events. Citing the week's focus on unique musical forms (as jazz is of the United States), the program examines the social and cultural origins of reggae, another unique Black musical form... more
Date Created
05/02/1974
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Say Brother / Tribute to Jazz Week, A
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Program serves as a retrospective of programs from the 1976-1977 broadcast season, and includes excerpts from Program 714, "Minority Cultural Institutions: Programmed to Fail?" (featuring an interview with Elma Lewis of the National Center of Afro-American Artists), Program 710, "What is Concilio?" (featuring an interview with Nick Arana, Executive Director of the drug rehabilitation center Concilio Human Services), Program 713, "Federal Laws and the Native American: ... more
Date Created
07/01/1977
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Say Brother / Best of 1976 - 1977