RE: ALANA film recommendations

Larry Adelman (
Wed, 17 May 2000 16:03:41 -0700 (PDT)

Ah, finally a chance to toot our own horn on this list...

Rhonda, as you probably know, California Newsreel offers a comprehensive
collection of distinguished documentaries on African American life and
history (under our African American Perspectives imprint).

And our Library of African Cinema collection provides fifty films from
Africa by African filmmakers (plus, we have a couple of strong titles on the

As to which titles would make your "Top 50", that, of course, depends on the
goals and orientation of your departments. But we'll be happy to provide a
sense of the respective strengths and weaknesses of titles vis a vis your

Extensive annotations can be found on the web site at or
call us at 800-621-6196. Thanks.


Larry Adelman
California Newsreel
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