Past Voices – Watch the (Indie) Works of Oscar Micheaux, Pioneering African-American Filmmaker – Justin Morrow / No film School

oscar_micheaux_source.jpgreFor a man the Producer’s Guild called the “most prolific independent filmmaker in American cinema,” African-American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux is a relatively obscure figure in early cinema.

Read more and watch some of his films.

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