Issues

Winter 2017: Volume 71, Number 2

FROM THE EDITORCOVER_71_02

Bad Behavior
B. Ruby Rich

DOSSIER:
DIMENSIONS IN BLACK:
PERSPECTIVES ON BLACK FILM AND MEDIA

An Introduction
Racquel Gates and Michael Boyce Gillespie

Blackness and Televisual Reparations
Brandy Monk-Payton

To the Past and Beyond: African American History Films in Dialogue with the Present
Paula J. Massood

I Love Cinema: Black Film and Speculative Practice in the Era of Online Crowdfunding
Samantha N. Sheppard

In the Time of Plastic Representation
Kristen J. Warner

The Last Shall Be First: Aesthetics and Politics in Black Film and Media
Racquel Gates

Vestiges of Motherhood: The Maternal Function in Recent Black Cinema
Rizvana Bradley

Death Grips
Michael Boye Gillespie

COLUMNS

Elsewhere
Naeem Mohaimen’s Cinematic Resistance
Bilal Qureshi

On Platforms
No Such Thing Not Yet: Questioning Television’s Female Gaze
Caetlin Benson-Allott

Screenings
Mexican Film And Television in Transition: The Case of Club de Cuervos
Paul Julian Smith

FESTIVAL REPORTS

Big Tent Cinephilia: Report on the 31st Il Cinema Ritrovato
Genevieve Yue

Discovered and Rediscovered Constellations: The 70th Locarno Festival
Clarence Tsui

Celebrating Liveness: Toronto 2017
B. Ruby Rich

PAGE VIEWS

A Conversation with Tessa Dwyer on the Risky Business of Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation
Regina Longo

BOOK REVIEWS

Reinventing Hollywood: How 1940s Filmmakers Changed Movie Storytelling by David Bordwell and Opening Wednesday at a Theater or Drive In Near You: The Shadow Cinema of the American ‘70s by Charles Taylor
Carrie Rickey

Arresting Cinema: Surveillance in Hong Kong Film by Karen Fang
Catherine Zimmer

The Cinema of the Soviet Thaw: Space, Materiality, Movement by Lida Oukaderova
Viktoria Paranyuk

Herzog by Ebert by Roger Ebert
Eric Ames

Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres by Jonathan Haynes, Nollywood Central: The Nigerian Videofilm Industry by Jade Miller, and Nollywood: Popular Culture and Narratives of Youth Struggles in Nigeria by Paul Ugor
Noah Tsika

Hard-Boiled Hollywood: Crime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles by Jon Lewis
Sydney Crabaugh

Header Image: Layla Laneaux (Jennifer Williams) in “I Love Cinema” (Leslie Harris, work in progress).

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