Reliving the trauma, relieving the trauma, releasing the trauma: on The Obituary of Tunde Johnson

#TIFF Is it impossible to think about Blackness outside of the confines of whiteness?

Blaxploitation, a cinema of rage*

Blaxploitation films introduce us to black characters with a level of agency and determination rarely seen in either commercial or independent films, tackling sensitive issues with an in-your-face approach that is far more powerful than some well-intended social problem pictures