African-American screenwriters now: conversations with Hollywood's Black pack

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Silman-James Press, 1996 - Performing Arts - 277 pages
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African-American Screenwriters Now paints a vivid picture of the opportunities and obstacles that face today's black filmmakers. These writers discuss their influences, their goals, the writing process, alongside their comments on racial barriers and the portrayal of blacks in film. Interviewed are Robert Townsend, Charles Burnett, Lawrence Andries, Rusty Cundieff, Eric Daniel, Michael Dinwiddie, Carl Franklin, Julie Dash, Dwayne Johnson-Cochran, Yvette LeeBowser, Tim Reid, Carol Munday Lawrence, and Jeanne Williams.

"Fascinating words of wisdom and practical day-to-day advice from a broad range of talented and ground-breaking writers. Indispensable for emerging and professional screenwriters of any race". -- Trey Ellis, screenwriter, Tuskegee Airmen,

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