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Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story

by Dante James and Charles Hobson

Based on the book by William Shack, Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story looks at the impact of African American performers and musicians during the great jazz era in Paris.

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Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band

by Carol Bash

From the birth of jazz to the height of rock and roll, Mary Lou Williams was a leading musical innovator who was determined to create in a world that could not see past her race or gender.

Women and Girls Lead

True-Hearted Vixens

by Mylene Moreno

A 1-hour documentary about three women bucking convention: chasing dreams of professional athletic careers in a start-up tackle football league.

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