Race: The Power of an Illusion. Episode 2. 2003. Film-makers Larry Adelman and Jean Cheng. California Newsreel.

Documentary that discusses the construction of race through the European conquest of the New World and the system of slavery in America.

 

The Life and Times of Sara Baartman, “The Hottentot Venus.” 1998. Filmmakers Zola Maseko, Philip Brooks, and Harriet Gavshon. Dominant 7 and Icarus Films.

Film on the life of Sarah Baartman from South Africa whose artist name was “The Hottentot Venus.”

 

Slavery and the Making of America. 2004. Thirteen/WNET New York and Educational Broadcasting Corporation.

Four-part series documentary on the history of American slavery.

Episode 1: The Downward Spiral, written, produced, and directed by Dante J. James.

Episode 2: The Challenge of Freedom, written, produced, and directed by Gail Pellett.

Episode 3: Seeds of Destruction, written, produced, and directed by Chana Gazit.

Episode 4: The Challenge of Freedom, written, produced, and directed by Leslie D. Farrell.

 

The African Americans; Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Episode 1 “The Black Atlantic 1500–1800” and Episode 2 “The Age of Slavery 1800–1860.” 2013.

Dr. Gates narrates African American experiences in this six-part documentary.