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Two African American Directors on Hollywood's Lack of Cultural Awareness

Warrington and Reginald Hudlin produced and directed the new Eddie Murphy film "Boomerang," said, at $40 million, to be the largest big budget film made by African-Americans. Their previous film, "House Party," was made for $2.6 million and was one of the most profitable movies ever made by African-Americans. Despite their success, the brothers say that Hollywood still hasn't made enough progress with regard to black actors and directors.


Other segments from the episode on July 10, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 10, 1992: Interview with Jacob Weisberg; Interview with Barbara Ehrenreich; Interview with Warrington Hudlin and Reginald Hudlin; Review of the film "Prelude to a…


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