"Now with Black in Latin America, his 11th title for PBS, Gates gently eviscerates the fixed idea—held especially by North Americans who think of race in terms of black and white—that long centuries of racial mixing can somehow eradicate racism. It will air in four parts, starting on April 19. In each episode, Gates travels … Continue reading New PBS Documentary by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
"Its findings suggest most Black African/Caribbean individuals believe they are too often characterised as drug dealers and that a majority of Asian audiences feel Asian religious culture is not reflected authentically. Almost three-quarters of Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual audiences believe that film focuses on them as having problems rather than being everyday people, it continues." BBC 03/27/11 Click … Continue reading UK Film Study: Audiences Feel Stereotyped, Marginalized
The Black Film Center/Archive would like to thank everyone who took part in our week-long symposium From the Postcolonial to the Global Postmodern? African and Caribbean Francophone Filmmakers and Scholars in Conversation. The event proved to be very engaging and thought-provoking, and we hope those who participated were able to learn something new, contribute to … Continue reading Thanks for a great symposium!