1. Black American Cinema: The New Realism Manthia Diawara

2. "Twoness" in the Style of Oscar Micheaux J Ronald Green

3. Fire and Desire: Race, Melodrama, and Oscar Micheaux Jane Gaines

4. Oscar Micheaux: The Story Continues Thomas Cripps

5. The Black Writer in Hollywood, Circa 1930: The Case of Wallace Thurman
Phyllis Klotman

6. Is Car Wash a Black Musical ? Richard Dyer

7. The Los Angeles School of Black Filmmakers Ntongela Masilela

8. Reading the Signs, Empowering the Eye: Daughters of the Dust and the
Black Independent Cinema Movement Toni Cade Bambara

9. Spike Lee at the Movies Amiri Baraka

10. Spike Lee and the Commerce of Culture Houston A. Baker, Jr.

11. The Ironies of Palace-Subaltern Discourse Clyde Taylor

12. Looking for Modernism Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

13. Black Specatorship: Problems of Identification and Resistance
Manthia Diawara

14. The Harlem Theatre: Black Film Exhibition in Austin, Texas: 1920-1973
Dan Streible

15. The Black Image in Protective Custody: Hollywood's Biracial Buddy Films of the
Eighties Ed Guerrero

16. The Construction of Black Sexuality: Towards Normalizing the Black Cinematic
Experience Jacquie Jones

17. Race, Gender, and Psychoanalysis in Forties Film: Lost Boundaries, Home of the Brave,
and The Quiet One Michele Wallace

18. Reading Through the Text: The Black Woman As Audience
Jacqueline Bobo

19. The Oppositional Gaze: Black Female Spectators bell hooks

Bibliography: Stephen M. Best

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