Black Filmmakers: Through The Years

Throughout the storied history of American movies, there have been quite a few black filmmakers that have shaped society through their art and left an indelible mark on our lives. From pioneers like directors Ossie Davis, Melvin Van Peebles to modern day movie makers Kasi Lemmons and Tyler Perry, these filmmakers have produced some of our favorite films, while changing the face of cinema.

We take a look at 30 game changers through the years.

African-American Filmmakers