The Blacklist
The Oscar Micheaux Film Corporation

The Oscar Micheaux Film Corporation

April 18, 2019

The season finale! Thank you so much for listening!

Eastern Innovation- The Colored Players Film Corporation of Philadelphia
Pioneers –The Lafayette Players

Pioneers –The Lafayette Players

March 21, 2019

This week's episode is a bit different as we talk about a group of performers who paved the way for Legitimate drama in the Black community.  

One Giant Leap Forward– The Lincoln Motion Picture Company

One Giant Leap Forward– The Lincoln Motion Picture Company

March 7, 2019

Today we discuss one of the most important film companies to ever exist! 

The Blueprint – The Foster Photoplay Company

The Blueprint – The Foster Photoplay Company

February 28, 2019

This week we discuss the first ever Black film production company founded in my hometown!

The Birth of a Nation Part II

The Birth of a Nation Part II

February 21, 2019

This week we conclude our discussion on D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation.

The Birth of a Nation Part I

The Birth of a Nation Part I

February 14, 2019

Part one of our discussion on the film that sparked a revolution of sorts. Ironically, the film was released during Black History Month

Humble Beginnings

Humble Beginnings

February 7, 2019

 “African American cinema is a metaphor for the Black experience because it is a history of the struggle for inclusion.” — Mia Mask. 

Happy Black History Month! Enjoy the first episode of our new season!

Within Our Gates

Within Our Gates

September 28, 2018

The FINAL summer series film! Thank you so much for listening! Please check out our social media for updates! See you in 2019!!!!!!!!

Also if you feel like donating to good people who do important work:

https://www.filmpreservation.org/support/making-a-contribution

Body and Soul

Body and Soul

September 28, 2018

Body and Soul! Our first silent film!!!!

Side Note: I apologize for the audio during some parts. There were low flying planes around all day!

Paris Blues

Paris Blues

September 28, 2018

We've hit the streets of Paris, folks!!!!

Side note: It's D.W Griffith not W.D. Griffith. Letters are hard for me, folks!!!

Song of Freedom

Song of Freedom

September 28, 2018

We're halfway through our summer series now!!!