Contemporary Black Women Filmmakers and the Art of Resistance

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Contemporary Black Women Filmmakers and the Art of Resistance
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Bog, hardback
Udgivelsesdato:
01-10-2018
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
210
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Christina N. Baker's Contemporary Black Women Filmmakers and the Art of Resistance is the first book-length analysis of representations of Black femaleness in the feature films of Black women filmmakers. These filmmakers resist dominant ideologies about Black womanhood, deliberately and creatively reconstructing meanings of Blackness that draw from their personal experiences and create new symbolic meaning of Black femaleness within mainstream culture. Addressing social issues such as the exploitation of Black women in the entertainment industry, the impact of mass incarceration on Black women, political activism, and violence, these films also engage with personal issues as complex as love, motherhood, and sexual identity. Baker argues that their counter-hegemonic representations have the potential to transform the narratives surrounding Black femaleness. At the intersection of Black feminism and womanism, Baker develops a "womanist artistic standpoint" theory, drawing from the work of Alice Walker, Patricia Hill Collins, bell hooks, Audre Lorde, and Kimberlé Crenshaw.

Analyzing the cultural texts of filmmakers such as Ava DuVernay, Tanya Hamilton, Kasi Lemmons, Gina Prince-Bythewood, and Dee Rees-and including interviews she conducted with three of the filmmakers-Baker emphasizes the importance of applying an intersectional perspective that centers on the shared experiences of Black women and the role of film as a form of artistic expression and a tool of social resistance.

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Udgivelsesdato:
01-10-2018
ISBN13:
9780814213827
Vægt:
481 g
Dybde:
16 mm
Bredde:
152 mm
Højde:
229 mm
Format:
Hardback
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