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Ethnic Film Directors - African Americans

The Library has many films directed by African American movie directors. Click on the name of a director to view a list of titles available in the library created by that director.

Orlando Bagwell

Frederick Douglass: When The Lion Wrote History
General E449.D75 F76 1994

Malcolm X: make it Plain
General BP 233 .Z8 L5776 1993

Matters of Race
General E184.A1 M388 2003

The Terrible Transformation
General E441 .A45 1998 pt.1

Charles Burnett

To Sleep With Anger
Note: video ordered

Rusty Cundieff

Chappelle's Show. Season One
Popular Collection DVD

Fear of a Black Hat
Popular Collection DVD

Julie Dash

Daughters of the Dust
Popular Collection DVD

Ernest R. Dickerson

Juice
Popular Collection DVD

Carl Franklin

Devil in a Blue Dress
Popular Collection DVD

One False Move
Note: video ordered

One True Thing
Popular Collection DVD

F. Gary Gray

Friday
Note: video ordered

The Italian Job
Popular Collection DVD

The Negotiator
Note: video ordered

Albert and Allen Hughes

From Hell
Popular Collection DVD

Stan Lathan

Platinum Comedy Series: Dave Chappelle
Popular Collection DVD

Spike Lee

25th Hour
Popular Collection DVD

4 Little Girls
General F334.B69 N154 2000

Clockers
Popular Collection DVD

Crooklyn: a Spike Lee Joint!
Popular Collection DVD

Do the Right Thing
Popular Collection DVD

Get on the Bus
Popular Collection DVD

He Got Game
Popular Collection DVD

A Huey P. Newton Story
General E185.97.N48 H84 2001

Jungle Fever
Popular Collection DVD

Malcolm X
Reserves

Mo' Better Blues
Popular Collection DVD

School Daze
Note: video ordered

Kasi Lemmons

Eve's Bayou
Popular Collection DVD

Oscar Micheaux

Body and Soul
General PN1995.9.N4 B56 1994

Girl From Chicago
General PN1995.9.N4 G5 1993

Lying Lips
General PN1995.9.N4 L9 1993

Within Our Gates
Note: video ordered

Eddie Murphy

Harlem nights
Note: video ordered

William Nolte

The Duke is Tops
General PN1995.9.N4 D85 1994

Euzhan Palcy

Sugar Cane Alley
Popular Collection DVD

Gordon Parks

The Learning Tree
Note: video ordered

Shaft
Popular Collection VHS

Bud Pollard

The Black King
General PN1995.9.N4 B49 1993

Sidney Poitier

Stir Crazy
Note: video ordered

Richard Pryor

Jo Jo Dancer, your life is calling
Note: video ordered

Matty Rich

Straight out of Brooklyn
Popular Collection DVD

Michael Schultz (1938)

Car Wash
Note: video ordered

Greased Lightning
Note: video ordered

John Singleton

Boyz n the Hood
Reserves

Four Brothers
Popular Collection DVD

Rosewood
Popular Collection DVD

Shaft
Popular Collection DVD

Kevin Rodney Sullivan

America's Dream: Long Black Song
General PN1995.9.N4 A4 1996

Barbershop 2: Back in Business
Popular Collection DVD

Guess Who
Popular Collection DVD

George Tillman Jr.

Men of Honor

Soul Food

Denzel Washington

Antwone Fisher

Keenen Ivory Wayans

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

In Living Color: Season One

Spencer Williams

The Blood of Jesus

Go Down, Death!

J. Elder Wills

Song of Freedom

Theodor Witcher

Love Jones