Birth of a Movement - Racial Pornography - Clip
Clip | 53s
In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary Birth of a Movement, the concept of "racial pornography" is discussed alongside startling scenes from D.W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation. The danger of racial pornography is that it "makes people's fantasies [about race] literal," fantasies that in Griffith's film involve exaggerated scary caricatures of blackness.
Aired: 01/24/17 |
Clip | 2m 49s
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Preview | 30s
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