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us: Newsreel (Firm)

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    • us: New York Newsreel (Firm)
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    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (State)
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Documentary films--Production and direction
          (lcsh) Documentary films--Distribution
            (lcsh) Motion pictures--Production and direction
              (lcsh) Motion pictures--Distribution
                (lcsh) Alternative mass media
                  (lcsh) Civil rights
                    (lcsh) Human rights
                      (lcsh) Women's rights
                        (lcsh) Social justice
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                    • Sources

                      • found: Nichols, B. Newsreel, 1980, c1977 (subj.) t.p. (Newsreel) CIP galley (New York Newsreel; founded in 1971; in 1972 changed its name to Third World Newsreel; known as Newsreel)
                      • found: Slave routes [VR] c2009: disc label (TWN; Third World Newsreel)
                      • found: Third World Newsreel website, May 19, 2014: about TWN (Third World Newsreel (TWN) is an alternative media arts organization that fosters the creation, appreciation and dissemination of independent film and video by and about people of color and social justice issues) about TWN, history (Established in December 1967 as Newsreel, an activist filmmaker collective, this New York group grew to become a network with chapters across the United States; its different chapters produced and distributed short 16mm films covering the anti-war and women's movements, and civil and human rights movements; by 1971, the organization's focus shifted toward diversifying the pool of skilled filmmakers, broadening its constituency, and producing full length documentaries; in 1973, a caucus of African American, Latina/Latino and Asian members met to evaluate Newsreel's commitment to issues that concerned their communities; New York Newsreel was swiftly redirected to represent international communities of color and was renamed Third World Newsreel)
                    • Change Notes

                      • 1980-03-13: new
                      • 2014-06-17: revised
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