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Uncommon images [electronic resource] : James Van DerZee / by Evelyn Barron.

Author/Creator:
Barron, Evelyn.
Publication:
New York, NY : Filmakers Library, 1978.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (21 min.)
Series:
Filmakers library online
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Subjects:
Van Der Zee, James, 1886-1983.
African American photographers -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Documentary.
Language:
English.
Summary:
This is a touching portrait of one of the first and foremost photographers of black American life, who set up shop in Harlem at the beginning of the century and spent the next sixty years taking pictures there. His work is now recognized for its artistic and historic value, representing a fascinating record of the public and private life of the black community. Mr. Van DerZee, a man who loved deeply and experienced both joy and sorrow in his life, brings to his reminiscences the wisdom of a ripe old age.
Notes:
Originally released as DVD.
Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011).
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2011. (Filmakers library online). Available via World Wide Web.
Black Film Festival, Newark, 1989
CINE Golden Eagle, 1978
Silver Plaque, Chicago International Film Festival, 1978
Contributor:
Alexander Street Press.
OCLC:
747798638
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.