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Contemporary Black women filmmakers and the art of resistance / Christina N. Baker.

By: Baker, Christina NSeries: Black performance and cultural criticismPublisher: Columbus : The Ohio State University Press, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: xii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0814213820; 0814254993; 9780814213827; 9780814254998Subject(s): African American women motion picture producers and directors | Blacks -- Race identity | Feminism | Womanism | Women, Black, in motion pictures | Women, BlackLOC classification: PN1995.9.N4 | B35 2018
Contents:
Unicorns: Black women filmmakers -- Work as passion: Love & basketball and Beyond the lights -- Y'all are my children: Eve's bayou and Night catches us -- Rebellious love: Middle of nowhere and Pariah -- Transformative beauty.
Summary: "An analysis of the films of Black women directors--including Ava DuVernay, Tanya Hamilton, Dee Rees, Kasi Lemmons, and Gina Prince-Bythewood--the book examines how contemporary Black women filmmakers engage in acts of resistance through their filmmaking, using a theoretical lens at the intersection of Black feminism and womanism"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-189) and index.

Unicorns: Black women filmmakers -- Work as passion: Love & basketball and Beyond the lights -- Y'all are my children: Eve's bayou and Night catches us -- Rebellious love: Middle of nowhere and Pariah -- Transformative beauty.

"An analysis of the films of Black women directors--including Ava DuVernay, Tanya Hamilton, Dee Rees, Kasi Lemmons, and Gina Prince-Bythewood--the book examines how contemporary Black women filmmakers engage in acts of resistance through their filmmaking, using a theoretical lens at the intersection of Black feminism and womanism"-- Provided by publisher.

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