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What was the first mainstream studio feature film directed by an African-American?

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What was the first mainstream studio feature film directed by an African-American?
posted Dec 14, 2017 by Ritika Sharma

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The Learning Tree

African-American film-maker and cinematographer Gordon Parks directed his own autobiographical The Learning Tree (1969). This laid the groundwork for Parks' next film -- the landmark blaxploitation action film Shaft (1971) with Richard Roundtree - a very successful cross-over film.

answer Dec 15, 2017 by Divya Shree
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