Black Artists and Filmmakers Showcased:

Karen Kaye
7 min readOct 11, 2022
Portrait of Josephine Baker. Photo by adoc — photos/Corbis via Getty Images

Some of the best movies in Hollywood that were ever made were created by leading black film stars, ranging from Lena Horne to Sydney Poitier. However, black cinema started in 1898.

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Regeneration of Black Cinema from 1898–1971 Opened on August 21, 2022. The regeneration shows a rigorous and celebratory exploration of achievements and challenges black…

Karen Kaye

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