I Am Somebody: Three Films by Madeline Anderson
Madeline Anderson's classic labor documentary I AM SOMEBODY (1970) depicts the strengths and hardships of a group of African-American female hospital workers on strike in 1969 in Charleston, SC. Produced by New York Drug and Hospital Union Local 1199, I AM SOMEBODY features appearances by Andrew Young, Charles Abernathy and Coretta Scott King. The program also features Anderson's first documentary, INTEGRATION REPORT I (1960) as well as TRIBUTE TO MALCOLM X (1967), which aired on TV's BLACK JOURNAL. "I was determined to do what I was going to do at any cost. I kept plugging away. Whatever I had to do, I did it," she said of her career. Total program approx. 70 min.
I AM SOMEBODY
DIR/PROD Madeline Anderson. U.S., 1970, color, 28 min. NOT RATED
INTEGRATION REPORT I
DIR/PROD Madeline Anderson. U.S., 1960, b&w, 24 min. NOT RATED
TRIBUTE TO MALCOLM X
DIR/PROD Madeline Anderson. U.S., 1967, color/b&w, 14 min. NOT RATED
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