Oscar Micheaux (1884 - 1951) was one of 11 children of former slaves, and grew up in Metropolis, Ilinois. Considered the "Dean of Early Black American Cinema", the Producers Guild of America states that Micheaux is "The most prolific black - if not most prolific independent - filmmaker in American ci
Trained in philosophy at Harvard under Stanley Cavell before the cinema at AFI, Malick’s slim oeuvre foregrounds this inheritance: each of his four features to date is a period piece of American history; each trains an eye on the natural world (and its relationship with humans and human technologie
Alfredo James “Al” Pacino is an American Academy Award-, Golden Globe-, Tony-, BAFTA-, Emmy- and SAG award-winning film and stage actor and director, widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time.
He is well known for his roles as Michael Corleone in the T