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Get on the Bus

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Road Movies : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Released one year to the day after Louis Farrakhan’s 1995 Million Man March, in which a million African-American men marched peacefully in Washington, DC, in a bid for greater unity and understanding, Spike Lee’s Get on the Bus follows...

Contemporary Crime

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Criminals, crime, victims of crime, and official and unofficial agents of law, order and justice have featured in films since the turn of the century. The earliest American crime films include A Career in Crime (1900), The Bold Bank Robbery...

How to perform a critical race analysis

Alessandra Raengo

Alessandra Raengo teaches in the Moving Image Studies doctoral program at Georgia State University, USA. Her research focuses on blackness in the visual and aesthetic fields. She is the author of On the Sleeve of the Visual: Race as Face Value, and coordinator of liquid blackness, a research project on blackness and aesthetics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Critical Race Theory and Bamboozled

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The purpose of this book has been to conceptualize how concerns addressed within Critical Race Theory can provide tools of formal analysis to be employed in film studies. The book’s narrative has drawn from three bodies of scholarship...

She’s Gotta Have It

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 American Independent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...With just a student short, Joe’s Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads (1983), the first film to be selected for the New Directors/New Films series at the Museum of Modern Art, and an aborted 1984 feature, The Messenger, to his name, Lee...

Introduction

Alessandra Raengo

Alessandra Raengo teaches in the Moving Image Studies doctoral program at Georgia State University, USA. Her research focuses on blackness in the visual and aesthetic fields. She is the author of On the Sleeve of the Visual: Race as Face Value, and coordinator of liquid blackness, a research project on blackness and aesthetics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Critical Race Theory and Bamboozled

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The term “Critical Race Theory” emerged in the context of legal studies in the 1980s but has since come to indicate, more broadly, scholarship from several disciplines in the humanities that focuses on issues of race. When scholars...

Alternative Focus Topics for the Story of Malcolm X

Alexis Krasilovsky

Alexis Krasilovsky is professor of screenwriting and Media theory and Criticism at California State University, Northridge, teaching courses in Screenplay Adaptation and Film as Literature. Krasilovsky is a member of the Writers Guild of America, West, and is writer/director of the award-winning global documentaries Women Behind the Camera (2007) and Let Them Eat Cake (2014). She is also author of Women Behind the Camera: Conversations with Camerawomen (1997), and co-author of Shooting Women: Behind the Camera, Around the World (2015). Krasilovsky’s narrative film, Blood (1976), was reviewed in the Los Angeles Times as “in its stream-of-consciousness way, more powerful than Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver.” Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Great Adaptations : Screenwriting and Global Storytelling

Routledge, 2018

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... alternative Focus topics for the story of Malcolm X in bringing the story of Malcolm X to the screen in 1992, spike Lee affirmed that it was all right for a filmmaker to make changes in an historical figure’s biographical story “as long...

Hoop Dreams

Jason Wood

Jason Wood is a writer, film programmer and filmmaker. He is Artistic Director of Film at HOME, Visiting Professor at MMU and Visiting Professor at University of Salford, UK, and the author of a number of books including The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema (2006), Nick Broomfield: Documenting Icons (2005), 100 Road Movies (BFI 2007) and Talking Movies: Contemporary World Directors in Interview (2006). He contributes to a range of publications including Sight & Sound, The Guardian, Vertigo and Little White Lies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 American Independent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2009

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...Among the most celebrated of documentary features, Hoop Dreams follows four years in the lives of William Gates and Arthur Agee, two black teenage basketball prodigies from the Chicago housing projects who, aged fourteen, are offered...

Stacy Cochran

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Stacy Cochran wrote and directed the forthcoming Drop Back Ten (featured in the dramatic competition of the 2000 Sundance Film Festival), Boys (1995), and My New Gun, which was selected for the Directors' Fortnight at the 1992 Cannes Film...

David O. Russell

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...David O. Russell's films include the critically acclaimed Three Kings, Flirting with Disaster and Spanking the Monkey, which was the winner of the Audience Award at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival, as well as recipient of Best First Feature...

Harmony Korine

Projections 11 : New York Film-makers on Film-making

Faber and Faber Limited, 2002

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...Harmony Korine's first involvement in film occurred when, at nineteen, he wrote the screenplay for Kids, directed by Larry Clark in 1995. He has since written and directed the features Gummo (Honorable Mention at the 1997 Venice Film...