Black Film History
Collection of books about the history of Black cinema and Black film history.
REGENERATION: BLACK CINEMA, 1898–1971
Regeneration: Black Cinema, 1898–1971The Academy Museum Exhibition CatalogueDELMONICO BOOKS/ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES Edited with text by Doris Berger, Rhea L. Combs. Foreword by Whoopi Goldberg. Text by Donald Bogle, Cara Caddoo, Terri Simone Francis, Michael Boyce Gillespie, J. Raúl...
JOSEPHINE BAKER IN ART & LIFE
Josephine Baker in Art and Life: The Icon and the Image Paperback – Illustrated, February 22, 2007by Bennetta Jules-Rosette (Author)Josephine Baker (1906-1975) was a dancer, singer, actress, author, politician, militant, and philanthropist, whose images and cultural legacy have survived beyond...
JOSEPHINE BAKER'S CINEMATIC PRISM
Josephine Baker's Cinematic Prism Paperback – January 19, 2021by Terri Simone Francis (Author)Josephine Baker, the first Black woman to star in a major motion picture, was both liberated and delightfully undignified, playfully vacillating between allure and colonialist stereotyping. Nicknamed the...
JOSEPHINE: THE DAZZLING LIFE OF JOSEPHINE BAKER
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker (Illustrated Biographies by Chronicle Books) Hardcover – Illustrated, January 14, 2014by Patricia Hruby Powell (Author), Christian Robinson (Illustrator)Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator, HonorRobert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, HonorBoston Globe–Horn Book Award,...
CINEMA CIVIL RIGHTS: REGULATIONS,REPRESSION, AND RACE
Cinema Civil Rights: Regulation, Repression, and Race in the Classical Hollywood Era Paperback – January 14, 2015by Ellen C. Scott From Al Jolson in blackface to Song of the South, there is a long history of racism in Hollywood film....
STEALING THE SHOW: AFRICAN AMERICAN PERFORMERS & AUDIENCES
Stealing the Show: African American Performers and Audiences in 1930s Hollywood First Editionby Miriam J. Petty (Author)Stealing the Show is a study of African American actors in Hollywood during the 1930s, a decade that saw the consolidation of stardom as...
LA REBELLION- CREATING NEW BLACK CINEMA
L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema Paperback – November 13, 2015by Allyson Field (Editor), Jan-Christopher Horak (Editor), Jacqueline Najuma Stewart (Editor)L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema is the first book dedicated to the films and filmmakers of the...
SEEN ISSUE 003
SEEN MAGAZINE | ISSUE 003Seen is a journal from BlackStar Film Festival focused on Black, Brown, and Indigenous communities globally, and is published twice each calendar year.Issue 003 | Fall 2021Highlights: A profile of photographer Texas Isaiah, penned by the...
SEEN ISSUE 004
Seen — Issue 004 (Print)Seen • Summer 2022 • Issue 004Guest edited by Darol Olu Kae.Cover photo of Martine Syms by Elliott Jerome Brown Jr.Cover designed by Caroline Washington and Leo Brooks. BlackStar Projects—producer of the BlackStar Film Festival—is...
SPIKE LEE: DIRECTOR’S INSPIRATION
The newest museum catalogue from Academy Award winning director Spike Lee. Now available only at The Academy Museum Store: Spike Lee: Director’s Inspiration by Spike Lee Hardcover – September 13, 2022 Published by @academymuseum and @delmonico_booksDesign by @in_fo_co (Adam Michaels and...
BLACK WOMEN DIRECTORS- QUICK TAKES
Black Women Directors (Quick Takes: Movies and Popular Culture) Paperback – March 18, 2022by Christina N. Baker (Author) Black women have long recognized the power of film for storytelling. For far too long, however, the cultural and historical narratives about...
HAIR LOVE - SIGNED EDITION
ACADEMY MUSEUM EXCLUSIVE Artist-signed limited edition copy of "Hair Love" by Matthew A. Cherry A New York Times Bestseller and tie-in to Academy-Award Winning Short Film "Hair Love" "I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew...
HOLLYWOOD BLACK: THE STARS, THE FILMS, THE FILMMAKERS
Hollywood Black: The Stars, the Films, the Filmmakers (Turner Classic Movies) Hardcover – May 7, 2019by Donald Bogle (Author), Turner Classic Movies (Author), John Singleton (Foreword) Academy Member Recommended: "Since I was a little girl, I have been in...
COLORIZATION: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF BLACK FILMS IN A WHITE WORLD
Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World Hardcover – Deckle Edge, October 19, 2021by Wil Haygood (Author)A NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS' TOP BOOK OF THE YEAR • BOOKLISTS' EDITOR'S CHOICE • ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOK...
JOSEPHINE BAKER: MY FIRST JOSEPHINE BAKER (BOARD)
DescriptionMeet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life! This board book version of Josephine Baker—from the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series—follows the incredible life of Josephine Baker, from growing...
CLOSE UP IN BLACK: AFRICAN-AMERICAN FILM POSTERS
Close-Up in Black: African-American Films Posters from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Paperback – January 1, 2002
BABY YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK: WITH A MIRROR!
Baby Young, Gifted, and Black: With a Mirror! Board book – Illustrated, January 26, 2021by Jamia Wilson (Author), Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)Introduce your baby to Black excellence with this lyrical board-book edition of Young, Gifted and Black. Includes a mirror at...
YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK: 52 BLACK HEROES FROM PAST & PRESENT
Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present Hardcover – February 1, 2018by Jamia Wilson (Author), Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)Meet 52 icons of color from the past and present in this celebration of inspirational achievement—a collection of...
A New York Times Bestseller and tie-in to Academy-Award Winning Short Film "Hair Love" "I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience....