The Black List

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This article is about a series of films. For the unproduced-screenplay survey, see The Black List (survey). For the TV Series, see The Blacklist (TV series).

The Black List is a series of films created from 2008 through 2010 as part of The Black List Project, a film, book and museum tour of photographs conceived by photographer/filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, with Elvis Mitchell, public radio host and former New York Times film critic.

Volume 1[edit]

The Black List: Volume 1 premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2008 and then in August of that year on HBO.

The Black List: Volume 1 won the NAACP Spirit award in 2009 for best documentary.[citation needed]

Volume 1 includes; Bill T. Jones, Chris Rock, Colin Powell, Slash, Dawn Staley, Faye Wattleton, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Lorna Simpson, Louis Gossett, Jr., Mahlon Duckett, Marc Morial, Rev. Al Sharpton, Richard D. Parsons, Russell Simmons, Sean Combs, Serena Williams, Steven Stoute, Susan Rice, Suzan-Lori Parks, Thelma Golden, Toni Morrison, Vernon Jordan, William Rice[disambiguation needed] and Zane.

Volume 2[edit]

The Black List: Volume 2 is the follow-up to The Black List: Volume 1. It premiered on HBO in February 2009. The documentary is part of The Black List Project, a film, book and museum tour of photographs. It was conceived of by photographer/filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders with Elvis Mitchell, public radio host and former New York Times film critic.[1]

The Black List: Volume 2 includes; Angela Davis, Bishop Barbara Harris, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Charley Pride, Dr. Valerie Montgomery-Rice, Governor Deval Patrick, Kara Walker, Majora Carter, Laurence Fishburne, Maya Rudolph, Melvin Van Peebles, Patrick Robinson, Rza, Suzanne De Passe, and Tyler Perry.

Volume 3[edit]

Following Volumes I and II, a new remarkable group of African-American notables share candid stories and revealing insights into the struggles, triumphs and joys of black life in the U.S. in the all-new documentary The Black List: Volume III, which was released in February, 2010 and includes; Beverly Johnson, Debra L. Lee, Dr. Michael Lomax, Hill Harper, John Legend, LaTanya Richardson, Lee Daniels and Whoopi Goldberg

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