See also African-American Studies.
S. Torriano Berry; Venise T. Berry. Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema. Scarecrow Press. 2007. 394pp.
Gerald R. Butters. Black Manhood on the Silent Screen. University Press of Kansas. 2002. 270pp.
Thomas Cripps. Slow Fade to Black: The Negro in American Film, 1900-1942. Oxford University Press. 1993. 447pp.
Thomas Cripps. Black Film as Genre. Indiana University Press. 1978. 184pp.
Manthia Diawara (editor). Black American Cinema. Routledge. 1993. 324pp.
Melvin Burke Donalson. Black Directors in Hollywood. University of Texas Press. 2003. 375pp.
Anna Everett. Returning the Gaze: A Genealogy of Black Film Criticism, 1909-1949. Duke University Press. 2001. 365pp.
Jane M. Gaines. Fire & Desire: Mixed-Race Movies in the Silent Era. University of Chicago Press. 2001. 359pp.
W. R. Grant. Post-Soul Black Cinema: Discontinuities, Innovations, and Breakpoints, 1970-1995. Routledge. 2004. 96pp.
Ed Guerrero. Framing Blackness: The African American Image in Film. Temple University Press. 1993. 255pp.
G. William Jones. Black Cinema Treasures: Lost and Found. University of North Texas. 1991. 242pp.
Phyllis Rauch Klotman. Frame by Frame: A Black Filmography. Indiana University Press. 1979. 700pp.
Edward Mapp. Blacks in American Films: Today and Yesterday. Scarecrow Press. 1972. 278pp.
Paula J. Massood. Black City Cinema: African American Urban Experiences in Film. Temple University Press. 2003. 268pp.
James P. Murray. To Find an Image: Black Films from Uncle Tom to Super Fly. Bobbs-Merrill. 1973. 205pp.
Jim Pines. Blacks in Films: A Survey of Racial Themes and Images in the American Film. Studio Vista. 1975. 143pp.
Anne Powers. Blacks in American Movies: A Selected Bibliography. Scarecrow Press. 1974. 157pp.
Mark A. Reid. Redefining Black film. University of California Press. 1993. 170pp.
Mark A. Reid. Black Lenses, Black Voices: African American Film Now. Rowman & Littlefield. 2005. 136pp.
Jesse Algeron Rhines. Black Film, White Money. Rutgers University Press. 1996. 195pp.
Cedric J. Robinson. Forgeries of Memory and Meaning: Blacks and the Regimes of Race in American Theater and Film Before World War II. UNC Press Books. 2007. 431pp.
Henry T. Sampson. Blacks in Black and White: A Source Book on Black Films. Scarecrow Press. 1995. 735pp.
Valerie Smith (editor). Representing Blackness: Issues in Film and Video. Rutgers University Press. 1997. 240pp.
Jacqueline Najuma Stewart. Migrating to the Movies: Cinema and Black Urban Modernity. University of California Press. 2005. 343pp.
Samuel Craig Watkins. Representing: Hip Hop Culture and the Production of Black Cinema. University of Chicago Press. 1998. 314pp.
Gladstone Lloyd Yearwood. Black Film as a Signifying Practice: Cinema, Narration and the African American Aesthetic Tradition. Africa World Press. 2000. 263pp.
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