Screening race

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A critical reading of the "hood" movies of the past decade is offered. The author discusses the possibilities of a critical, ethnic cinema, a cinema that honors racial and cultural difference. Such a cinema operates as a political and pedagogical force in the cultural wars surrounding race in America today.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)22-43
Number of pages22
JournalCultural Studies - Critical Methodologies
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2003


  • Film aesthetic
  • Popular culture
  • Racial violence
  • Realism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)


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