Trying to Get Over: African American Directors After Blaxploitation, 1977-1986

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From 1972 to 1976, Hollywood made an unprecedented number of films targeted at black audiences. But following this era known as "blaxploitation," the momentum suddenly reversed for black filmmakers, and a large void separates the end of blaxploitation from the black film explosion that followed the arrival of Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It in 1986. Illuminating an overlooked era in African American film history, Trying to Get Over is the first in-depth study of black directors working during the decade between 1977 and ...

Trying to Get Over: African American Directors After Blaxploitation, 1977-1986 2016, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9781477309087

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Trying to Get Over: African American Directors After Blaxploitation, 1977-1986 2016, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9781477309070

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