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Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
..., producing both fiction and nonfiction films. This chapter discusses how these entrepreneurs engaged with the uplift project through their filmmaking, and how their work operated discursively in the promotion of Black modernity through cinema. Tracing the rhetorical and social effects achieved...
Published: 10 February 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392699-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9269-9
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... This chapter explores the media culture of uplift in which the motion pictures functioned, focusing on the campaigns of the Hampton and Tuskegee Institutes, both live and in print, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These campaign materials—pamphlets, publications, photography...
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... argues that Tuskegee sought to exert greater control over the filming and circulation of these moving pictures. Despite these efforts, the uplift model repeatedly came into conflict with the ways in which spectators consumed—and wanted to consume—these images. Tuskegee Institute Booker T...
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
Published: 27 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381785-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8178-5
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394563-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9456-3
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394167-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9416-7
Published: 01 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378914-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7891-4
Series: New Americanists
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377641-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7764-1
Series: consent not to be a single being
Published: 27 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372028-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7202-8
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 27 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024507-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2450-7
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 15 October 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022107-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2210-7
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By Allyson Nadia Field
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... The epilogue considers the afterlife of the issues raised in the book, focusing in particular on race film and later useful films made in the service of African American causes. Through the example of Oscar Micheaux’s Body and Soul (1925), the epilogue points to a legacy that uplift cinema...
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By Allyson Nadia Field
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By Allyson Nadia Field
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By Allyson Nadia Field
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By Allyson Nadia Field