TCM And AAFCA To Highlight Black Identity With Month-Long Programming

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) have joined forces to create a month-long programming venture centered around the portrayal of African-Americans on film. The new series will examine a slew of classic black films from the 1920s through the 1990s.

The Black Experience On Film will be hosted by 13 journalists and film critics who are all members of the AAFCA. The show will premiere on September 4 and will air via primetime on Tuesdays and Thursday. All 32 films being discussed throughout the month of September are placed in different themes and categories to help steer the conversation including Exploring Black Identity, Hollywood Confronts Racism, Africans-Americans Coming of Age, Black Romance in Film, African American Musicals, among…

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