Posts Tagged Feministing Films

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Feministing Films: “Get Out” Captures Double Consciousness Perfectly

In Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, “Get Out”—a film that blends horror, comedy, and psychological thriller genres—a talented young photographer Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) gets ready for a weekend away with his white girlfriend Rose Armitage (Allison Williams) and her parents at their idyllic, remote mansion. He asks her if they know he’s black. She answers, simply, smilingly, “no.”

In Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, “Get Out”—a film that blends horror, comedy, and psychological thriller genres—a talented young photographer Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) gets ready for a weekend away with his white girlfriend Rose Armitage (Allison ...

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Feministing Films: “I Am Not Your Negro”

Both the work and persona of James Baldwin, the great African American writer and thinker, are familiar to those who concern themselves with questions of relation—of blackness to whiteness—and racism in America.

Both the work and persona of James Baldwin, the great African American writer and thinker, are familiar to those who concern themselves with questions of relation—of blackness to whiteness—and racism in America.

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Feministing Films: “Hidden Figures”

So many movies about craft—whether that’s acting, painting, dancing, writing, singing, or scholarship—justify the passions of their protagonists with an appeal to grandeur.

So many movies about craft—whether that’s acting, painting, dancing, writing, singing, or scholarship—justify the passions of their protagonists with an appeal to grandeur.