Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Legacy of Blaxploitation

Directors like Spike Lee are encouraged to make films for a black audience. Many other actors, directors, and writers begin expanding the ground opened by blaxploitation. Here's a list of various contemporary black directors.

Here's a few clips. Spike Lee interview about Black Films.

She's Gotta Have It (1985) interview with Spike Lee
School Daze (1988)
Malcolm X (1992)

Other critically acclaimed films:
The Wiz
The Color Purple

Romantic films
100 Gangster, Pimp, Hood, Crime films (clip)

The 100 Best Black Movies

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