Compilation: "A Place of Rage"; "Illusions"

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Title

Compilation: "A Place of Rage"; "Illusions"

Subject

Woman Filmmaker, Documentary, Radical, Activism, African-American, Lesbian

Description

Two films I taught with for years by African American woman filmmakers. Julie Dash went on to make Daughter of the Dust. A Place of Rage is a celebration of African American women.

Creator

Pratibha Parmar
Julie Dash

Date

1991
1983

Abstract

A Place of Rage [1991]: A Celebration of African American women and their achievements within the context of the civil rights, Black Power, and feminist movements. Interviews with Angela Davis, June Jordan and Alice Walker.  Directed by Pratibha Parmar.

Illusions [1983]: "Mignon Duprée, a Black woman studio executive who appears to be white, and Ester Jeeter, an African American woman who is the singing voice for a white Hollywood star are forced to come to grips with a society that perpetuates false images as status quo. Three illusions in conflict with reality." Directed by Julie Dash. Black and White.

Extent

A Place of Rage: Runtime 52 minutes.
Illusions: 34 minutes.

Files

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Citation

Pratibha Parmar and Julie Dash, “Compilation: "A Place of Rage"; "Illusions",” VHS Activism Archive , accessed June 22, 2024, https://activismvhs.omeka.net/items/show/813.

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