16mm Kodachrome silent home movies mixed with audio excerpts taken from Cab Calloway's personal acetate master recordings, and his 1941-42 Sunday night radio quiz show Quizzicale.
The other films shown within The Color Line: African American Agency in Cultural Representation
Tribute to Malcolm XMadeline Anderson IFFR 2018 15′
A commemoration of the four-year anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X.
Malcolm X Liberation UniversitySt. Clair Bourne IFFR 2018 10′
The 1960s black student movement at Duke University evolved into a separate institution to study and engage with the history and culture of the African diaspora.
To Be FreeAdepero Oduye IFFR 2018 13′
In a tiny after-hours club, Nina Simone finds a way, for one moment, to be free.
Didn't We Ramble OnBilly Jackson IFFR 2018 14′
Documentary about the tradition of marching bands in African-American culture.
- Cab Calloway
- USA, Jamaica, Bahamas, Haiti, Brazil, Uruguay
- Production Company
- The Earl W. and Amanda Stafford Center for African American Media Arts (CAAMA)
- National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)