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Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema from UCLA

Spirits of Rebellion (2015)
November 15, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Zeinabu irene Davis, D. Andy Rice.

Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema from UCLA  (2015)

Five years in the making, Zeinabu irene Davis’ documentary explores the many paths of UCLA student filmmakers, now identified with the “L.A. Rebellion.”  Including interviews with Charles Burnett, Ben Caldwell, Julie Dash, Haile Gerima, Barbara McCullough, Stormé Bright Sweet and many others, Davis’ film demonstrates how these independent Black filmmakers created a movement in the face of Hollywood’s racist imagery.

Digital video, b/w & color, 97 min.  Director: Zeinabu irene Davis.