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Can films about black characters, produced by white filmmakers, be considered "black films"? In answering this question, Mark Reid reassesses black film history, carefully distinguishing between films controlled by blacks and films that utilize black talent, but are controlled by whites. Previous black film criticism has "buried" the true black film industry, Reid says, by ...more
Paperback, 170 pages
Published February 23rd 1993 by University of California Press (first published January 24th 1993)
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Mark A. Reid is professor of English and film at the University of Florida at Gainesville, where he teaches African Diasporic studies.