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The Black Press : SOLDIERS WITHOUT SWORDS

RELEASED JANUARY 18th 1998 I 86 MIN

The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords is a powerful and engaging account of the pioneering Black newspapermen and women who gave voice to Black America. From facilitating the migration of Southern Blacks to northern cities to honoring Black soldiers in World War II, the Black press documented people who were otherwise ignored.

For more information about the film, go here www.pbs.org/blackpress

2002 Film Awards, Best Film/Video Documentary Production – National Association of Black Journalists
2000 Alfred I. dupont-Columbia University Award, Excellence in Broadcast Journalism
1999 Sundance Film Festival,
Freedom of Expression Award
1999 San Francisco International Film Festival,
Golden Gate Award
1999 Hollywood Black Film Festival,
1st Place Jury Award for Documentary
1998 American Library Association,
Distinguished Video for Adults

 

 

 

EDITOR Lewis Erskine
RESEARCHER Bronwyn Jones

DIRECTOR  Stanley Nelson
SCREENWRITER Marcia Smith, Jill Nelson, Stanley Nelson, Lou Potter
PRODUCERS Stanley Nelson

 
 
 
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