BLACK CAMERA Vol. 6, No. 1 Now Available

The latest issue of Black Camera: An International Film Journal is now available in print and online from the Indiana University Press.  The issue includes an extensive special feature, “Ava DuVernay in conversation with Michael T. Martin — ‘A Call to Action’: Organizing Principles of an Activist Cinematic Practice,” drawn from discussions held during DuVernay’s 2013 visit to the Black Film Center/Archive and IU Cinema.

The current issue also features a Close-up on Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries from guest editor Delphine Letort, including articles by Benjamin Stora, Isabelle Vandershelden, Forence Martin, Tsitsi Jaji, Jeanne Garane, and Delphine Letort.

Also in this issue:

  • Marilyn Yaquinto on Cinema as Political Activism: Contemporary Meanings in The Spook Who Sat by the Door;
  • Amy Corbin  on Charles Burnett’s Dialogic Aesthetics: My Brother’s Wedding as a Bridge between Killer of Sheep and To Sleep With Anger;
  • Close-up Gallery on Women on the Algerian Art Scene, curated by Delphine Letort and Emmanuelle Cherel;
  • And including Africultures Dossier, Book Reviews, Archival News, and Professional Notes and Research Resources.

For more information about Black Camera, please visit http://www.indiana.edu/~blackcam.  To subscribe, visit http://purchase.jstor.org/products.php?issn=15363155

 

About BFC/A

The Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana University was established in 1981 as the first archival repository dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making available historically and culturally significant films by and about black people. The BFC/A's primary objectives are to promote scholarship on black film and to serve as an open resource for scholars, researchers, students, and the general public; to encourage creative film activity by independent black filmmakers; and to undertake and support research on the history, impact, theory, and aesthetics of black film traditions. View all posts by BFC/A

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