At the time of this film, the Bowery was a neighborhood in New York City populated largely by the down and out, and largely by transients. Those that can work generally can only find short ... See full summary »
Rogosin took the fight for equality to his homeland with his astonishing and powerful fourth feature Black Roots. The film, which is ripe for rediscovery, featured an extraordinary cast, ... See full summary »
The documentary looks at interracial marriage between black men and white women and the problems and issues associated with it. Featured are black civil-rights worker James Collier and his wife, a white woman.
Lionel Rogosin's antiwar film predated Viet Nam, but had great impact in the sixties. The film cuts between documentary war footage and extemporized conversations. Rogosin was the epitome of the independent film-maker whose style has been much imitated.
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