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Against the odds the artists of the Harlem Renaissance  Cover Image DVD DVD

Against the odds the artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Edwards, Amber, 1960- (Added Author). Morton, Joe, 1947- (Added Author). New Jersey Network (Firm) (Added Author). PBS Home Video (Added Author).

Summary: Documentary on African American visual artists active in the 1920s and '30s in a vibrant Harlem. Archival footage and over 130 photographs, prints, paintings and sculptures, interviews with surviving artists, and highlights of influential exhibitions and galleries as well as significant figures such as William E. Harmon, W.E.B. Du Bois and Alain Locke.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780793691111
  • ISBN: 0793691117
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen version.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : distributed by PBS Home Video, [2006]

Contents / Notes

General Note: Closed-captioned.
Originally seen on PBS in 1993.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Associate producer, Mark Sutton ; camera, Mike Budd.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Joe Morton.
Target Audience Note:
Grade 7 to adults.
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD stereo.
Language Note:
Subject: Harmon Foundation, inc. Art patronage
Harlem Renaissance
African American art New York (State) New York
African American artists New York (State) New York
African American art 20th century
Art, Modern 20th century
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) Intellectual life 20th century
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) History
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Documentary films.

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