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Oscar Micheaux

Black Film Trailblazer's Story from 1920s Told in New Film

Kate Kelly | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment
Kate Kelly

When he found the story of a little-known but highly successful black filmmaker from the 1920s, music producer Bayer Mack knew he had to correct history. Oscar Micheaux: The Czar of Black Hollywood is the result of Mack's work. The film tells an important story and places race relations and black history.

New Documentary About Black Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux

Kate Kelly | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Kate Kelly

Oscar Micheaux (1884-1951), the son of former slaves, lived a remarkable life. He was a homesteader in South Dakota, a bestselling author of seven novels, and a filmmaker who went on to make 44 "race films," the term used for a genre of films made for black audiences with all-black casts.