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Black Camera
Black Camera, Spring 2011

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Table of Contents

Call for Submission

Precious and the Novel Push
Guest Editors: Suzette Spencer and Carlos Miranda

Afrosurrealism in Film/Video
Guest Editor: Terri Simone Francis


Hyenas in the Enchanted Brothel:
"The Naked Truth" in Djibril Diop Mambéty
- Greg Thomas

"Let It Go Black":
Desire and the Erotic Subject in the Films of Bill Gunn
- Marlo D. David

"Redemptive Softness":
Interiority, Intellect, and Black Women's Ecstacy in
Kathleen Collin's Losing Ground
- L.H. Stallings

All the Sad Young Men:
Whiteness as Melancholic Haunting in Black Queer Independent Film
- Samuel Park

The "Top" of the Heap: Race, Manhood, and Legitimation in
My Life in Porn: The Bobby Blake Story
- Terry Rowden

Our Stories Have Never Been Told:
Preliminary Thoughts on Black Lesbian Cultural Production
as Historiography in The Watermelon Woman
- Matt Richardson

Variant Sexualities and African Modernity in
Joseph Gaye Ramaka's Karmen Geï
-Babacar M'Baye


From a Real Place and Real People:
Interview with Mississippi Damned Writer/Director Tina Mabry
- Marlon Rachquel Moore

Africultures Dossier

African Film's Meaningful Body
- Olivier Barlet

Poster Gallery: Coming Attractions


Andrea Barnwell and Valerie Cassel Oliver, eds.,
Cinema Remixed and Reloaded:
Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970

- Phyllis Lynne Burns

Film Reviews

Kareem Mortimer, Children of God
- Angelique V. Nixon

Dennis Dortch, A Good Day to Be Black and Sexy
- Dolores V. Sisco