‘Nature, Family, Work, Spirituality’: The Home Movies of Ernest Beane

Ernest Beane was a Pullman porter who must have really, really loved making home movies; a collection of his films – housed at the African American Museum & Library at Oakland – is a wonderful and wide ranging testament to black middle class life in the 1930s and 40s. Last year’s Home Movie Day at … Continue reading ‘Nature, Family, Work, Spirituality’: The Home Movies of Ernest Beane