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In the late 1960s, in the aftermath of the Watts Uprising and against the backdrop of the continuing Civil Rights Movement and the escalating Vietnam War, a group of African and African-American students entered the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, as part of an Ethno-Communications initiative designed to be responsive to communities of color (also including Asian, Chicano and Native American communities). Now referred to as the "L.A. Rebellion," these mostly unheralded artists created a unique cinematic landscape, as-over the course of two decades-students arrived, mentored one another and passed the torch to the next group.

From the writer and director of the award-winning and critically-acclaimed documentary Versailles '73:  American Runway Revolution Deborah Riley Draper and narrated by Blair Underwood with executive producers Dr. Amy Tiemann, Michael A. Draper and Blair Underwood.

Let Them Eat Cake is about how the Western World exploits Africa and communities of color around the world for their addiction to sweets.  

The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BADWest) presents their 11th annual "Day of Black Docs" on Saturday, June 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the American Film Institute (AFI) Mark Goodson Theater, 2021 N. Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027. Free parking is available.