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Implications and Distinctions: Format, Content and Context in Contemporary Race Film

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Implications and Distinctions: Format, Content and Context in Contemporary Race Film considers performances of blackness in contemporary cinema from 1990 to the present. By considering story lines, movie theaters and her own viewing patterns, Syms attempts to find the "color line" and trace its path through the distribution and exhibition of film. About the author: Martine ...more
Hardcover, 90 pages
Published April 8th 2011 by Future Plan and Program
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Nina
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I bought this at BING a book store dedicated to art books that also operates as a venue for exhibitions, performances, discussions etc. It's part of a strip of Garfield Boulevard being redeveloped by the University of Chicago under the leadership of Theaster Gates. I admire Gates' innovation but I'm more than cautious about these types of partnerships. Only after reading this did I look up some of Syms' other work from when she lived here in Chicago. From 2007 to 2011, she and her partner ran Th ...more
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