Forgotten Black Women of Early Hollywood are Saved from Obscurity in New Exhibition

Iris Hall as Eve Mason in “The Symbol of the Unconquered” (1920). USA. Directed by Oscar Micheaux | Courtesy of the California African American Museum

In the first half of the 20th century, black women were largely relegated to playing mammy and jezebel roles. A new exhibition reveals how as early as 100 years ago, independent black filmmakers presented complex portrayals of women of color.

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Ocean’s 8 | All Women Caper Heist

Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ first look at “Ocean’s 8” from one of New York City’s most iconic locales: the subway. In Summer 2018, the tide will turn as (L-r) Debbie Ocean (SANDRA BULLOCK) attempts to pull off the heist of the century at New York City’s star-studded annual Met Gala. Her first stop is to assemble the perfect crew: Lou (CATE BLANCHETT); Nine Ball (RIHANNA); Amita (MINDY KALING); Constance (AWKWAFINA); Rose (HELENA BONHAM CARTER); Daphne Kluger (ANNE HATHAWAY); and Tammy (SARAH PAULSON). Photo Credit: Barry Wetcher

OCEAN’S 8 – Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ all female caper heist flick with
music superstar Rihanna is coming to a big screen near you.  She is set to join a group of A-list Film, Television and Web actresses in the updated Ocean’s 8 caper heist flick set in New York City. 

Ocean’s 8 expected release June 8, 2018.

If this photo contains any clues about the film’s outcome, the heist may not come off as expected.  Black Grandmothers throughout the African Diaspora warn about putting your pocketbook/bag on the floor because it lowers your money. #BigMamaSayings