An Examination of John Singleton’s Boyz N the Hood, its place in New Black Hollywood and its Continued Currency in Cinema.
This episode of Archivist’s Alley features a conversation about representation, Mexican American home movies, archiving and subverting the dominant paradigm with film preservation.
In the second part of this Robert De Niro study, we look at De Niro’s directorial debut and its impact as a film about fathers and sons.
Robert De Niro is a legend of masculine cinema. But what about the roles where he doesn’t play a gangster or violent man? Let’s explore his role in Backdraft, masculinity and the workplace.
What happens when your skillset, your passion for doing good and your ability to stand on your own two feet collide? Examine this explosion and consider what options might lie out there for others in a similar situation.
This episode of Archivist’s Alley features a conversation about transgender identity in archives, pronoun importance, cishet privilege and Magnus Berg’s thesis on trans cinema.
Learning a new language is hard but it’s even harder when you encounter linguistic prejudice.
How is it that a 7 year old documentary about a crime from the 1980s maintains incredible relevance? Is there a way that we can look at this incredible work and effect change?
White folks need to recognize their privilege when Hollywood celebs mess up. Just because it was a long time ago doesn’t mean they deserve empathy.
On this podcast episode of Archivist’s Alley, I speak with Patricia Ledesma Villon, an intern at The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) about the pleasures and negotiations that take place in home movie preservation and examine ideas of class, race and cultural representation.
White Film Dudes online are the worst. This discussion and case study examines a recent experience in Old White Film Dude hell.