The Czar of Black Hollywood (2014)
Director: Bayer L. Mack
Featuring: Oscar Micheaux
Synopsis: Oscar Micheaux was a towering figure even by today’s standards. He was not only America’s preeminent black filmmaker for three decades, but also the country’s most prolific; having directed or produced 22 silent movies and 15 talking pictures during his illustrious, yet tumultuous career. The Czar of Black Hollywood uses archival film, photos, illustrations and music to weave a compelling narrative of Micheaux’s early life and his production of the first feature length silent film and sound motion picture by an African-American.
Release Date: December 24, 2014 (USA) | Length: 60 min | Genre: Biography, History | MPAA Rating: NR