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L.A. Rebellion

A guide to UCLA Library resources related to the L.A. Rebellion film movement, including books, articles, moving images, and more.


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This guide was created in Fall 2020 by Library Student Research Assistant Stefanie Williams, an MLIS student in UCLA's Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.

Content on oral histories and film & video provided by UCLA Film & Television Archive staff.

L.A. Rebellion

Image of Ashes and Embers

Ashes & Embers (1982)

Image from Killer of Sheep

Killer of Sheep (1977)

Image from Several Friends

Several Friends (1969)

L.A. Rebellion

The L.A. Rebellion was a Black cinema movement led by African and African American filmmakers who studied at UCLA from the late-1960s to the late-1980s. 

African American Studies Resources

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