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Reel to real : race, sex, and class at the movies

Author: Bell Hooks
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'Reel to Real', Hooks enhances our visual experience of movies, enabling us to see in a new way. Her work, like the best films of our time, provokes thought and creates a context for dialogue.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bell Hooks
ISBN: 9780415964807 0415964806
OCLC Number: 217253538
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
Includes index.
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Contents: 1. Introduction: Making Movie Magic. 2. Good Girls Look the Other Way. 3. Transgression and Transformation: Leaving Las Vegas. 4. Exotica: Breaking Down to Break Through. 5. Crooklyn: the Denial of Death. 6. Cool Cynicism: Pulp Fiction. 7. Mock Feminism: Waiting to Exhale. 8. Kids: Transgressive Subject - Reactionary Film. 9. Artistic Integrity: Race and Accountability. 10. Neo-colonial Fantasies of Conquest: Hoop Dreams. 11. Doing it for Daddy: Black Masculinity in the Mainstream. 12. Thinking Through Class: Paying Attention to The Attendant. 13. Back to the Avant-Garde: the Progressive Vision. 14. What's Passion Got to Do With It? - an interview with Marie France Alderman. 15. The Cultural Mix: an interview with Wayne Wang. 16. Confession - Filming Family: an interview with Camille Billops. 17. A Guiding Light: an interview with Charles Burnett. 18. Critical Contestations: a conversation with A.J. (Arthur Jaffa). 19. The Oppositional Gaze: Black Female Spectators. 20. Is Paris Burning? 21. "Whose Pussy is This?" - A Feminist Comment. Index.
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'hooks... makes a compelling case to filmmakers for creating progressive images that 'transform the culture we live in'.' - Los Angeles Times

 
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