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Maya Cade, Creator Of The Black Film Archive, On Making Black Cinema More Accessible

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A scene from Julie Dash's film "Daughters of the Dust."

A Criterion Collection employee found that less than 1% of its films featured African-American directors – so she created the Black Film Archive, which celebrates Black cinema with nearly 250 films. Audie Cornish speaks to Maya Cade.
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Over two decades of journalism, Audie Cornish has become a recognized and trusted voice on the airwaves as co-host of NPR's flagship news program, All Things Considered.
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