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Representing Blackness: Issues in Film and Video

  title={Representing Blackness: Issues in Film and Video},
  author={Valerie Smith},
Black beginnings - from "Uncle Tom's Cabin" to "The Birth of a Nation" spectatorship and capture in "King Kong" - the guilty look "Race Movies" as voice of the black bourgeoisie - "The Scar of Shame" "The Scar of Shame" - skin colour and caste in black silent melodrama a no-theory theory of contemporary black cinema but compared to what? - reading realism, representation and essentialism in "School Daze", "Do the Right Thing" and the Spike Lee discourse what is this "black" in black popular… 
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