Screening Race in Nontheatrical Film

This resource for Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film, edited by Allyson Nadia Field and Marsha Gordon, offers links to all available streaming content that is referenced in each chapter. The editors have worked with the book's contributors, as well as with archives and archivists, to provide as much access as is possible to the films and media discussed in the collection. The aim of this resource is to make the book, which addresses many films that have not been widely seen, as relevant, as teachable, and as useful as possible.

Foreword. "Giving Voice, Taking Voice: Nonwhite and Nontheatrical" by Jacqueline Najuma Stewart

 

Introduction. Allyson Nadia Field and Marsha Gordon

 

Chapter 1. "'A Vanishing Race'? The Native American Films of J. K. Dixon" by Caitlin McGrath

 

Chapter 2. "'Regardless of Race, Color, or Creed': Filming the Henry Street Settlement Visiting Nurse Service, 1924–1933" by Tanya Goldman

 

Chapter 3. "'I'll See You in Church': Local Films in African American Communities, 1924–1962" by Martin L. Johnson

 

Chapter 4. "The Politics of Vanishing Celluloid: Fort Rupert and the Kwakwa̱ka̱ʼwakw in American Ethnographic Film" by Colin Williamson

 

Chapter 5. "Red Star/Black Star: The Early Career of Film Editor Hortense 'Tee' Beveridge, 1948–1968" by Walter Forsberg

 

Chapter 6. "Charles and Ray Eames's Day of the Dead (1957): Mexican Folk Art, Educational Film, and Chicana/o Art" by Colin Gunckel

 

Chapter 7. "Ever-Widening Horizons? The National Urban League and the Pathologization of Blackness in A Morning for Jimmy" by Michelle Kelley

 

Chapter 8. "'A Touch of the Orient': Negotiating Japanese American Identity in The Challenge (1957)" by Todd Kushigemachi and Dino Everett

 

Chapter 9. "'I Have My Choice': Behind Every Good Man and the Black Queer Subject in American Nontheatrical Film" by Noah Tsika

 

Chapter 10. "Televising Watts: Joe Saltzman's Black on Black (1968) on KNXT" by Joshua Glick

 

Chapter 11. "'A New Sense of Black Awareness'? Navigating Expectations in The Black Cop" by Travis L. Wagner and Mark Garrett Cooper

 

Chapter 12. "'Don't Be a Segregationist: Program Films for Everyone': The New York Public Library's Film Library and Youth Film Workshops" by Elena Rossi-Snook and Lauren Tilton

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Chapter 13. "Teenage Moviemaking in the Lower East Side: The Rivington Street Film Club, 1966–1974" by Noelle Griffis

 

Chapter 14. "Ro-Revus Talks about Race: South Carolina Malnutrition and Parasite Films, 1968–1975" by Dan Streible

 

Chapter 15. "Government-Sponsored Film and Latinidad: Voice of La Raza (1971)" by Laura Isabel Serna

 

Chapter 16. "An Aesthetics of Multiculturalism: Asian American Assimilation and the Learning Corporation of America's Many Americans Series (1970-1982)" by Nadine Chan

 

Chapter 17. "'The Right Kind of Family': Memories to Light and the Home Movie as Racialized Technology" by Crystal Mun-hye Baik

 

Chapter 18. "Black Home Movies: Time to Represent" by Jasmyn R. Castro


This resource for Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film, edited by Allyson Nadia Field and Marsha Gordon, offers links to all available streaming content that is referenced in each chapter. The editors have worked with the book's contributors, as well as with archives and archivists, to provide as much access as is possible to the films and media discussed in the collection. The aim of this resource is to make the book, which addresses many films that have not been widely seen, as relevant, as teachable, and as useful as possible.

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