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Two Shorts by Madeline Anderson

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Two Shorts by Madeline Anderson

Trailblazing filmmaker Madeline Anderson, often credited with being the first black woman to produce and direct a televised documentary film, believed that film must inspire social change. We’ll show two examples of her influential work: her first film, Integration Report 1, a 1960 examination of the struggle for black equality; and I Am Somebody, a document of a 1969 struggle for labor rights in Charleston, SC, led by 400 black female hospital workers, featuring a rousing speech from Coretta Scott King.

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Madeline Anderson is an American filmmaker, television and documentary producer, editor and screenwriter. An early collaborator of documentarians Richard Leacock, D.A. Pennebaker, and Shirley Clarke, Anderson is best known for her films Integration Report 1 and I Am Somebody, the latter of which garnered national and international acclaim. She is the first black woman to produce and direct a syndicated television series as well as one of the first black women to join the film editor’s union. Her film I Am Somebody was recently added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.



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