'Pioneers Of African-American Cinema' Collects Important Black Filmmaking11:06
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Actor and singer Paul Robeson is among the artists featured on "Pioneers Of African-American Cinema." (Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Actor and singer Paul Robeson is among the artists featured on "Pioneers Of African-American Cinema." (Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A new Blu-ray DVD set called "Pioneers of American-American Cinema" collects some of the most important African-American filmmaking of the past century.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Charlene Regester of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill about the set and its significance.

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Charlene Regester, associate professor in the department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

This segment aired on September 6, 2016.

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