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1972 Ed Guerrero, SFAI World Studies Department

Ed Guerrero received his MFA in Film from SFAI in 1972.  He also taught in what was then known as the World Studies Department from 1969 through 1979 alongside Ray Mondini, Richard Fiscus, Jan Butterfield, Angela Davis, Karen Ezekiel, Rupert Garcia, Zeese Papanikolas, Suzanne Lacey and others.   While at SFAI he made the film, Angela Davis: Walls Into Bridges (PBS 1979) when both he and Davis were on the school’s faculty.  Guerrero is the author of Framing Blackness: The African American Image in Film and professor of Cinema Studies and Africana Studies at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Ed Guerrero on the Watts Rebellion of 1965.

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