Ceddo (1977) by Ousmane Sembene

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Hello everyone! To start things off, I'd like to ask all of you to post one comment to share your favorite African diaspora film title, titles, or a list, and for one film briefly describe why you like it. You have to register if you are not already a Blogger member.

Also feel free to comment on the media coverage that I have included here.

Monday, 28 February 2011

Here is an online piece regarding black film and film festivals.


Here are the three recent features from the New York Times that have relevance to our class discussions.

The first story covers Hollywood film and the representation of race, the second piece is a slide show and the third is a take on the image of Kanye West during his appearance for fashion week.

Hollywood’s Whiteout


Race and the Oscar Race


A Well-Lighted Media Blackout