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Charles Woods aka The Professor - Slave Rebellion in the Movies
Published: May 05, 2016
In anticipation of Nate Parker's THE BIRTH OF A NATION, Film Historian/Archivist CHARLES WOODS (aka The Professor ) offers a brief survey of films depicting Slave Rebellion. Films discussed are SO RED THE ROSE (1935 ), THE FOXES OF HARROW (1947 ), CARIBBEAN (1952 ), LYDIA BAILEY (1952 ), BURN ! (1969 ), ROOTS (1977 ), DRUM (1976 ), GOODBYE UNCLE TOM (1971 ), 12 YEARS A SLAVE (2013 ) and DJANGO UNCHAINED (2012 ). He also introduces his concept of "circumscribed historicity, " in which Black characters are expected to reflect historical truths, where their non-white counterparts are not always held to that standard. A Reelblack Exclusive. Camera and Edit: Mike D. Archival Research: Charles Woods.
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True Black Power