Whither the Gender of Get Out: A Critique of the Cinematic (Im) Possibilities of the Black Political Imagination

@inproceedings{Tinnin2018WhitherTG,
  title={Whither the Gender of Get Out: A Critique of the Cinematic (Im) Possibilities of the Black Political Imagination},
  author={Daelena Tinnin},
  year={2018}
}
This thesis investigates the entanglements of spatialized racial-sexual violence, conceptualizations of black female subjectivity, questions of the limitations and excesses of media representations and the socioeconomic, cultural and spatiotemptoral relations that make black images visible and (im) possible as they are situated in the cinematic black political imagination. Through a materialist media analysis of the 2017 film Get Out, I argue that the film and its articulation of the afterlife… CONTINUE READING