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The world’s most comprehensive archive of movie, television and entertainment images, is now available through a link on our database page.
Cinema Image Gallery presents the history of movie-making through a wide range of high-quality images of films in production: directors working on-set with the stars, set, costume and production design as well as hair and make-up shots and rare behind-the scenes material.
Cinema Image Gallery also offers an extensive TV stills archive featuring classic and modern TV: comedies, dramas, series, TV movies, game shows and thousands of pictures of the stars of this medium. All of these images are copyright cleared for educational use.
So..if you’re enrolled in a course on film history and you need a film related image for a project , or just enjoy looking at historic movie related photos, check it out.
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February is Black History Month! Lynn Library has created a display of books and films celebrating the month. Films on display include:
Hoop Dreams - Two ordinary inner-city kids dare to dream the impossible – professional basketball glory – in this epic chronicle of hope and faith. Filmed over a five-year period, Hoop Dreams follows young Arthur Agee and William Gates as they navigate the complex, competitive world of scholastic athletics while striving to overcome the intense pressures of family life and the realities of their Chicago streets.
Almos’ a Man – Standing with one foot in adulthood and the other in childhood this 15 year old struggles for his identity. From the american short story collection. Hosted by Henry Fonda.
Stomp the Yard - A young man from Los Angeles attends a historically black university in Atlanta to avoid a prison term and soon learns the history of Greek fraternities and step dancing, sought after by rival fraternities he joins the underdog group hoping to win the national step competition.
The Great Debaters - Inspired by a true story, a politically radical debate team coach uses the power of words to transform a group of underdog African American college students into an historical powerhouse that took on the Harvard elite, starring Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker.
Books on display include:
Black Lenses, Black Voices: African American Film Now by Mark A. Reid
African-American Art by Sharon F. Patton
Freedom’s Journey: African American Voices of the Civil War edited by Donald Yacovone
The Color of Water: a black man’s tribute to his white mother by James McBride
The Confidante: Condoleeza Rice and the creation of the Bush Legacy by Glenn KesslerA Black Man’s Dream: the first 100 years, the story of R. H. Boyd by Bobby Lovett
Lynn Library encourages its users to borrow any of these materials as the university celebrates Black History Month.