L.A. Rebellion

Field, Allyson, Horak, Jan-christopher, Stewart, Jacqueline Najuma

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Suitable for scholars and enthusiasts, this book establishes the key role played by the L A Rebellion within the histories of cinema, Black visual culture, and postwar art in Los Angeles. Editor(s): Field, Allyson; Horak, Jan-Christopher; Stewart, Jacqueline Najuma. Num Pages: 488 pages, 110. BIC Classification: 1KBB; APFA; JFCA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. . . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema is the first book dedicated to the films and filmmakers of the L.A. Rebellion, a group of African, Caribbean, and African American independent film and video artists that formed at the University of California, Los Angeles, in the 1970s and 1980s. The group—including Charles Burnett, Julie Dash, Haile Gerima, Billy Woodberry, Jamaa Fanaka, and Zeinabu irene Davis—shared a desire to create alternatives to the dominant modes of narrative, style, and practice in American cinema, works that reflected the full complexity of Black experiences. This landmark collection of essays and oral histories examines the creative output of the L.A. Rebellion, contextualizing the group's film practices and offering sustained analyses of the wide range of works, with particular attention to newly discovered films and lesser-known filmmakers. Based on extensive archival work and preservation, this collection includes a complete filmography of the movement, over 100 illustrations (most of which are previously unpublished), and a bibliography of primary and secondary materials. This is an indispensible sourcebook for scholars and enthusiasts, establishing the key role played by the L.A. Rebellion within the histories of cinema, Black visual culture, and postwar art in Los Angeles.

From the Inside Flap: "There is no doubt that this comprehensive, much-needed collection will be of great use for researchers, instructors, and students interested in this groundbreaking group of filmmakers and films."  Paula J. Massood, author of Making a Promised Land: Harlem in Twentieth-Century Photography and Film

"LA Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema is an extraordinary, exciting, anthology. The oral histories and other archival materials, the LA Rebellion Filmography,” and the carefully assembled LA Rebellion Bibliography” are significant resources. The scholarly essays includedin this volume are among the most exciting work on the LA Rebellion that I have read. Each section on its own is a welcome contribution to our understanding of the history, challenges, and possibilities of Black cinema. That they are included in the same volume makes this book simply indispensable. Indeed, I think it will be a seminal text in Film Studies." Kara Keeling, Associate Professor of Critical Studies, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California

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