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BrotherMen, a one-hour performance-based documentary, features five African American men who through their art transmit the historic, political and cultural realities of the African American experience.
Gamble & HuffChester Higgins Jr.David RoussevePops Staples

These 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 Staple Singers.

Interweaving performances, music, dance, photography, archival footage and interviews, BrotherMen celebrates the lives and enduring achievements of these African American artists.

Contact Information

This program was produced by Rebekah Films Inc.

Rebekah Films, Inc.
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Production Information

Directed by Demetria Royals
Produced and edited by Demetria Royals and Louise Diamond

BrotherMen 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.

Educators 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.

 

 

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Produced in association with the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC)

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Produced in association with the Independent Television Service

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Additional funding provided by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

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