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Black American Cinema Reconsidered

Black American Cinema Reconsidered (Paperback)

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"Black American Cinema Reconsidered" presents state-of-the-art scholarship on black filmmakers and filmmaking. This collection of ten all new essays traces the changing representation of African Americans on screen, from a rereading of "Birth of a Nation" as a horror film to an examination of black experimental film form and community. The impressive group of film scholars gathered here, including Carroll Parrott Blue, Terri Francis, Michael B. Gillespie, Ed Guerrero, Keith Harris, Paula Massood, Charlie Musser, Mark Reid, Charlene Regester, and Robert Stam, also explore the globalization of black cinema and the on-screen treatment of major themes in African American culture such as exile and diaspora.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticismPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studies Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 31/10/2006 ISBN-13: 9780415974554  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Manthia Diawara is Professor of Comparative Literature at New York University. His books include We Won't Budge: An African Exile in the World, African Cinema: Politics and Culture, In Search of Africa, and Black American Cinema: Aesthetics and Spectatorship, also published by Routledge. Mia Mask is Assistant Professor of Film at Vassar College. She is author of Divas of the Silver Screen: Black Women in American Film, 1950-Present.

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