Freedom Riders (2011), directed by Stanley Nelson, will be screened on PBS tonight. Check your local listings for times.
"Now with Black in Latin America, his 11th title for PBS, Gates gently eviscerates the fixed idea—held especially by North Americans who think of race in terms of black and white—that long centuries of racial mixing can somehow eradicate racism. It will air in four parts, starting on April 19. In each episode, Gates travels … Continue reading New PBS Documentary by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Fundraiser aims to save "Style Wars" film, a 1984 graffiti doc on PBS The Brooklyn Academy of Music is hosting a Sept. 9 restoration fundraiser for a historic graffiti/hip-hop documentary that aired on PBS in 1984. "Style Wars" is widely regarded as the first doc to focus on the cultural genres. "Nearly 25 years since … Continue reading Fundraiser aims to save “Style Wars” film