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Badass supermama

Author: Etang Inyang; Pam Grier; Frameline (Firm)
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Frameline, 1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A playful, but questioning personal exploration of race, gender, sexuality, and adolescent notions of beauty and representation. These multi-layered, inter-connected issues are intimately examined through 1970s 'blaxploitation' movie goddess Pam Grier and her characters, particularly Foxy Brown. The videomaker tries on the powerful, badass supermama role of Foxy Brown, while exploring the space between body and  Read more...
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Named Person: Pam Grier; Pam Grier
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Etang Inyang; Pam Grier; Frameline (Firm)
OCLC Number: 38369220
Notes: Includes excerpts from the films Foxy Brown and Sheba, baby, featuring Pam Grier.
Credits: Camera, Robert Edwards.
Performer(s): Etang Inyang.
Description: 1 videocassette (16 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: a video by Etang Inyang ; produced in the Department of Communication, Stanford University.

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"A playful, but questioning personal exploration of race, gender, sexuality, and adolescent notions of beauty and representation. These multi-layered, inter-connected issues are intimately examined through 1970s 'blaxploitation' movie goddess Pam Grier and her characters, particularly Foxy Brown. The videomaker tries on the powerful, badass supermama role of Foxy Brown, while exploring the space between body and image. This lyrical video is gently critical, playing with the idea of masquerade, as well as childhood and adolescent fantasies of black womanhood."--Www.frameline.org.

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