Pearl Bowser, the Godmother of Black Independent Cinema, Has Joined the Ancestors

Pearl Bowser was an institution! Film historian, curator and luminary Pearl Bowser, affectionately known as the “Godmother of Black Independent Cinema,” passed away on September 14th at the age of 92, The New York Times reports. According to RogerEbert.com, Bowser was born Pearl Johnson in Harlem, New York, on June 25, 1931. Discovering her love […]

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