Samuel L. Jackson spends time in Bondy, France

Samuel L Jackson met young people in a poor Paris suburb on Tuesday, spotlighting deprived areas that France's mainstream cinema is accused, like its politicians, of neglecting. Bondy, France is known for its large population of immigrants and has experienced racial conflict.  In 2005,  Bondy and other similar neighborhoods were hit by a series of … Continue reading Samuel L. Jackson spends time in Bondy, France

Cinematic Representations of Racial Conflict in Real Time — March 24th and 25th

The Black Film Center/Archive will be hosting a two day symposium entitled Cinematic Representations of Racial Conflict in 'Real Time' which will examine two films - Nothing But a Man and The Spook Who Sat by the Door. The symposium will be held on March 24 and 25, 2010. Click here for the IU Newsroom … Continue reading Cinematic Representations of Racial Conflict in Real Time — March 24th and 25th

March 24-25, 2010 Symposium: Cinematic Representations of Racial Conflict in “Real Time”

Awarded a 2009 New Frontiers in the Arts & Humanities: New Perspectives grant, the Black Film Center/Archive will host a symposium entitled “Cinematic Representations of Racial Conflict in ‘Real Time’”. The March 24-25, 2010 symposium will take in depth looks at two “classic” films of black cinema: Nothing But a Man (1964) and The Spook … Continue reading March 24-25, 2010 Symposium: Cinematic Representations of Racial Conflict in “Real Time”