Dear White People, unapologetically black (English version)

A close look at the film’s title raises an inevitable question: who does Dear White People assume as its interlocutor? In the context of contemporary American cinema, Justin Simien’s satire is a rare case of a film who doesn’t back for white attention.

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Selma: negotiating blackness in American Cinema (English version)

The fact we must acknowledge is that the film industry finances so few movies about the multiplicity of black experience that every time one of these films comes around we bring an unspoken expectation that it’ll be a definitive one, able to address all the uncovered topics.