Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Director: Amber Edwards Cast: Joe Morton

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Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Part social engineering, part artistic happening, the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s brought the accomplishments of African-Americans to the forefront of popular culture. Against All Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance remembers the glory days of the New York neighborhood. Spurred by efforts from the NAACP and the Urban League, black Americans were urged to step up creatively after the 1919 race riots. The result was a blossoming of talent through theatre, music, dance, and art. Harlem became a place of intrigue as people recognized the heightened activity. This one-hour presentation traces the history of this important American movement. ~ Sarah Ing

Product Details

Release Date: 01/31/2006
UPC: 0841887006125
Original Release: 1993
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:00:00
Sales rank: 85,224

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Closed Caption

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
1. Introduction [:20]
2. Finding Forgotten Art [1:22]
3. Post-Reconstruction Backlash [4:10]
4. Being Black - WWI and After [3:36]
5. The New Negro Movement [2:03]
6. William Harmon and His Art Competition [4:38]
7. Unrepentant Traditionalists [9:25]
8. Surviving Artists Speak [3:38]
9. A New Subject to Study [4:09]
10. Struggle to Find the Middle Ground [6:06]
11. Artistic Obscurity [2:17]
12. Legacy of the Renaissance [9:00]
13. Credits [4:10]

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