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ANNOUNCEMENT: New Podcast Coming Soon!

In honor of my new podcast, I will be starting, I am going to start posting a series of blogs based on young, emerging adults and the everyday life struggles we face.   238 more words


Midterm: When Collectibles Come to Life

In “Bamboozled,” Spike Lee uses multiple angles to display the swiftness with which Pierre’s collection of Black Americana collectibles proliferates. As a result, Lee’s audience comprehends the power of the past and understands that racial equality does not yet exist.  322 more words

Facing Blackness: Interview With Ashley Clark

Film critic (and sometime guest on Film 2016) Ashley Clark has featured on this site before, when we discussed the Afrofuturism season he curated at the BFI in 2014. 1,320 more words


What Time It Is

There has been one common occurrence throughout the three Spike Lee Joints that we have watched thus far this semester. In BamboozledDo The Right Thing… 290 more words

A paper on racism and the movie Bamboozled:

“While many of the most vicious and degrading aspects of racism have diminished over the past few generations – for example, ‘Manly Sports’ in the commonwealth of Australia and lynchings in the Land of the Free – the history of racism as brutality is deeply inscribed in the culture and subjects of racist societies. 3,678 more words

Free Writing

The Black Body's Resistance

Fred Moten, black philosopher and poet, speaks to the narrative of the black body in terms of objects and subjects. His book In the Break: The Aesthetics of the Black Radical Tradition… 301 more words

Animation and Power

In Bamboozled, animation is a tool that investigates who has ownership over media and art that people consume and where power rests. Animation allows the director to construct a reality that he or she has full influence over. 413 more words