New Jack Cinema: Hollywood's African American Directors

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J.L. Denser, Incorporated, Jan 1, 1994 - African American motion picture producers and directors - 189 pages
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NEW JACK CINEMA: The story of Hollywood's New Mavericks--Black Filmmakers, is one of the first books to offer a comprehensive analysis of movies made by contemporary black directors. The author has compiled a detailed examination of major motion pictures produced by the Hollywood studios & directed by young, bold, "New Jack," filmmakers. The book provides an insightful look at how these filmmakers succeeded against the odds & made it big in Hollywood. Many of the directors featured in NEW JACK CINEMA truly struggled to get their films made, yet each found innovative ways to get the job done. One director, for example, used credit cards to produce his movie. Another filmmaker appealed to the people in his community & raised $77,000.00. The reader will also find a wealth of behind-the-scenes information about films like "She's Gotta Have It" & "Boyz N The Hood" & how they went on to become some of the most profitable movies in recent years. NEW JACK CINEMA is truly the ideal resource for film students & movie enthusiasts. This informative, entertaining, & affordable new book is a unique guide to the world of contemporary black filmmakers.

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Contents

THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW JACK ERA 1986 1990
1986
THE RENAISSANCE YEAR 1991
1991
New Jack City Mario Van Peebles 47
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