3 edition of Within our gates found in the catalog.
Within our gates
Mary Butters McLellan
|Statement||edited by Mary M. McLellan ... and Albert V. De Bonis ...|
|Contributions||De Bonis, Albert Victor, joint ed.|
|LC Classifications||E184.A1 M15|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 304 p.|
|Number of Pages||304|
|LC Control Number||40010434|
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Repplier, Agnes, Stranger within our gates. [New York],  (OCoLC) Document Type. Many critics have seen “Within Our Gates” as Micheaux's response to D.W. Griffith’s “Birth of a Nation,” in which African Americans were depicted as generally negative stereotypes, as.
Other modern sources state that the film was based on the Leo M. Frank murder-lynching case, and that Oscar Micheaux's film The Gunsaulus Mystery is a re-edited version of Within Our Gates, but these claims are most likely false. Micheaux's production company is alternately listed as the Micheaux Book and Film Co. and the Micheaux Film Co. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Strangers within our gates by J. S. Woodsworth, , F.C. Stephenson edition, Strangers within our gates ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:
A year later, when he made Within Our Gates, he continued to promote black uplift while displaying anxiety about corrupting urban influences on rural blacks. Like the jeremiads delivered by contemporary black ministers, Micheaux’s film dwelled on the obligation to strive for respectability. As a pioneer black filmmaker working in a medium. Within Our Gates is a film written, produced, and directed by Oscar Micheaux.. It is one of the earliest surviving examples of the "race film", namely, a film with an all- or nearly all-black cast, aimed at black audiences, and in this case, made by a black writer/director.
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This book "Within the Gates" is a must read. It renders the truths of heaven and sheds some light on some scriptures misunderstood by some ministers of the word.
There are some that would lead one to believe that in heaven all persons are developed into their full christ likeness at their time of arrival/5(28). Within our Gates, DVD was in terrible condition.
The movie was placed on DVD without being remastered. Most of the movie was dark or black. The parts that I could see was slightly blurred. I will not order any film by this compay again. The parts I say, I could tell it would be a good movie/5(24). The enemy within our gates; an address delivered by James M.
Beck at a mass meeting of citizens of New York, held at Carnegie hall, on November 2,under the auspices of the American defense society, to protest against the spirit of disloyalty () (Reprint).
Within Our Gates was created in response to The Birth of a Nation which depicted southern whites in need of the Ku Klux Klan to protect them from blood thirsty blacks.
Micheaux shows the reality of Dixie racism inwhere a black man could be lynched for being in. Within Our Gates: Ethnicity in American Feature Films, America Film Institute Staff, Alan Gevinson, American Film Institute, American Film Afi University of California Press, - Performing Arts - pages.
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moviesWithin Our Gates. Within Our Gates. Within Our Gates was produced and directed by Oscar Micheaux in He is considered to be the first African-American director of feature films and this is the first such film still in existence. The only surviving print of Within Our Gates was found in an archive in Spain, and the titles had been rewritten in Spanish.
When translated back to English, plot points may have been lost. On the %(5). Gates Notes may send a welcome note or other exclusive Insider mail from time to time. Additionally, some campaigns and content may only be available to users in certain areas.
Gates Notes will never share and distribute your information with external parties. February in the United States celebrates "Black History Month" and thus this offering by Oscar Micheaux "Within Our Gates". It is a powerful narrative of an era long gone and exemplifies the ugliness of racial prejudice, injustice, and philosophically.
Within Our Gates Oscar Micheaux’s bold, forceful melodrama, from —the oldest surviving feature by a black American director—unfolds the vast political dimensions of intimate romantic crises. Produced during the "Red Summer" ofWithin Our Gates was a powerful indictment of the immense racial tension that existed in the postwar era.
The epilogue may have been a call for peace and an end to violence, of which African-Americans were the principal victims. A study of the lives and loves of three sisters, Within Our Gates is a satire of vanity, pretension and colour prejudice, revealing the clash between the generations as love in the community is hidden, lost, misunderstood, revealed and rekindled in the face of overwhelming odds and adversity.
Directed by Oscar Micheaux. With Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault. Abandoned by her fiancé, an educated black woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished black youths/10(K).
Within Our Gates is an essential early movie that characterises race relations within the United States during the first part of the twentieth century.
Celebrated author, publisher and filmmaker, and credited with being the father of African-American cinema, Oscar Micheaux directs it impressively, and it features awful scenes of racial violence which includes lynching and narratively rotates /5(2K). Editorial Reviews. According to most sources, Within Our Gates, the earliest surviving feature film produced and directed by an African-American, was Oscar Micheaux's answer to the abject, at times frighteningly mesmerizing, racism of D.W.
Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (). Structurally, however, the film is closer to Intolerance (), Griffith's epic of man's inhumanity to : Evelyn Preer, Charles D.
Lucas, William Stark. Within Our Gates centers on a heroine, Sylvia Landry, a schoolteacher from the South who is characterized as "typical of the intelligent Negro of our times." Even though Sylvia is the protagonist, a wide variety of male figures surround her, giving the filmmaker numerous opportunities to present a variety of portraits of African American manhood.
The oldest known surviving film made by an African-American director, Within Our Gates is a searing account of the US racial situation during the early twentieth century, including the years of Jim Crow, the revival of the Ku Klux Klan, the Great Migration of Southern blacks to cities in the North, and the emergence of the "New Negro".
Directed by Oscar Micheaux, the film is one of the. A study of the lives and loves of three sisters, Within Our Gates is a satire of vanity, pretension and colour prejudice, revealing the clash between the generations as love in the community is hidden, lost, misunderstood, revealed and rekindled in the face of overwhelming odds and : J.
Williams. Sparked by our viewing and engagement with Oscar Micheaux’s Within Our Gates (), notions of racial progress have been at the forefront of my mind, in part because it is a prominent theme in so many early twentieth-century films, but also because the modern threads connecting to.
“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself.The only surviving print of Within Our Gates was found in an archive in Spain, and the titles had been rewritten in Spanish.
When translated back to English, plot points may have been lost. On the other hand, the last third of the film is a haunting flashback to the death of Sylvia's parents.8/ According to the LOC, Within Our Gates is now considered “the earliest known surviving feature directed by an African American,” making it, by extension, one of the oldest surviving rebuttals to the racism of Griffith’s film.