BrotherMen are legendary songwriters Kenneth
Gamble and Leon Huff, producers of "The Sound
of Philadelphia"; photographer Chester
Higgins Jr., who documents the African Diaspora
in America and worldwide; choreographer/performer David
Roussève, Vice Chair, World Arts and Cultures
at UCLA; and the late Pops Staples,
performer, civil rights activist and patriarch of the
performances, music, dance, photography, archival footage
and interviews, BrotherMen celebrates the lives
and enduring achievements of these African American artists.
by Demetria Royals
Produced and edited by Demetria Royals and Louise Diamond
is a production of Rebekah
Films, Inc. with WQED Multimedia, produced in association with the National
Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) and ITVS,
with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Additional funding provided by the National Endowment
for the Arts.
and educational institutions can order a VHS copy of BrotherMen
for $99 plus shipping & handling by calling 1-800-274-1307,
or by sending a check to WQED Video, 4802 Fifth Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213.