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Last in a series in which Cathy Tyson looks at the history of black American cinema and how it reflects a changing America. 3: In 1986
Spike Lee 's comedy drama She's Gotta Have It kick-started a new black American cinema which has since resulted in new genres of film and hugely popular Hollywood movies featuring black actors. But the climate has not been as warm for black actresses.


Cathy Tyson
Spike Lee

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts presents a series profiling the greatjazz saxophonist Charlie "Bird" Parker, who died in 1955, aged 35. The story continues with early days of bebop in Harlem, well before Parker and Dizzy Gillespie 's 1945 recordings together.
Featuring Ray Brown ,
Earl Hines , Parker and Gillespie.


Charlie Watts
Dizzy Gillespie
Ray Brown
Earl Hines

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