STORMY WEATHER – The Black Experience In Early Hollywood
Thu (2 Sessions) Jan 28 - Feb 04 | 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
A two-part look at Black Americans whose talent was often cast aside because of their colour as the movies moved from silent to sound. Amongst others, we’ll be looking at Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Ethel Waters, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Duke Ellington, Hattie McDaniel, the Nicholas Brothers and Oscar Micheaux.
David Novek, a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood for 30 years, has been involved in promoting movies and television programs since 1969, when he joined the National Film Board of Canada as Director of Public Relations.
In 1978, he established Canada’s first entertainment public relations agency, Novek Communications. The firm has worked for leading film producers in Canada and the United States, handling publicity for over 350 movies. Mr. Novek also promoted films at events in Los Angeles, New York, London, Sorrento, Cannes, and Paris.
David is Past President of the Audio-Visual Preservation Trust of Canada, and a Past President of the Québec section of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and vice-president of the national body.
COURSE CODE: MART-2040
LOCATION: ONLINE, Montreal, Quebec
INSTRUCTOR: DAVID NOVEK
MATERIALS PROVIDED: Yes
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