Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
Using archival film, photos and newsreel footage, this hourlong documentary directed by Amber Edwards chronicles the influential black cultural movement known as the Harlem Renaissance. Encompassing literature, music and the visual and performing arts, the movement -- which brought the achievements of black Americans to the fore -- reached its pinnacle between the mid-1920s and early '30s, later inspiring authors Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison.
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- Joe Morton
- Amber Edwards
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Filmed in B&W; color; interactive menus; scene access.
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- Age appropriate
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- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it