Writing for The Root, The Burton Wire’s editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton highlights black filmmakers that changed the game for blacks in the Hollywood film industry. Filmmakers include William Foster, Eloyce Gist, Euzhan Palcy, Sidney Poitier, Oscar Micheaux, Ava DuVernay and Spike Lee of course.
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[…] wrote the cult classic 1969 novel The Spook Who Sat by the Door. Subsequently Greenlee and iconic actor/director Ivan Dixon collaborated on a film of the same name which became an underground hit. The film was a major […]
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