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Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

Xavier Burgin’s fascinating documentary – based on the book of the same name by Robin R. Means Coleman, a key on-camera contributor – is not a film about black film-makers per se (it prominently features films from white directors like George A. 776 more words

Film

Selma (2014)

  • Directed by Ava DuVernay.
  • Written by Paul Webb.
  • I really appreciate the effectiveness with which the core plot strings and larger-scale themes are introduced & edited together – Martin Luther King Jr.
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2010s

Cassius - 'I <3 U So'

I’ve written about Cassius a few times, but this is the first since the death of Philippe Zdar in 2019. Not only was Zdar half of Cassius, but he was one of the best electronic producers around. 176 more words

20 Books of Summer #3: Blood by Tony Birch - Indigenous Literature Week

Blood by Tony Birch (2011) French title : Du même sang. Translated by Antoine Bargel.

Tony Birch is an Australian Indigenous writer. His debut novel… 727 more words

Novel

How a Long-Lost Perfume Got a Second Life After 150 Years Underwater - Atlas Obscura

A team of divers and archaeologists discovered the 19th-century fragrance in a shipwreck off the coast of Bermuda.

AFTER AN INTENSE STORM PUMMELED Bermuda in February 2011, the island’s custodian of historic wrecks  Philippe Max Rouja went to do a coastal survey and spotted a partially exposed bow of a boat. 40 more words

19th Century

Short story: "Distraction from Sadness Is Not the Same Thing as Happiness"

“Distraction from Sadness Is Not the Same Thing as Happiness,” by Jem Day Calder

Appeared online and in print in The Stinging Fly, Issue 39, Volume 2: Winter 2018–19 ( 72 more words