The darker side of Black [DVD] / a Black Audio Film Collective production in association with Normal Films for BBC Television and the Arts Council of Great Britain ; producer, Lina Gopaul ; written & directed by Isaac Julien.
by
 
Gopaul, Lina.

Title
The darker side of Black [DVD] / a Black Audio Film Collective production in association with Normal Films for BBC Television and the Arts Council of Great Britain ; producer, Lina Gopaul ; written & directed by Isaac Julien.

Performer
Narrator, Paul Gilroy.

Publication
New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, [1994]

Copyright

Publication Date
1994

Abstract
An investigation of the complex issues raised by rap and reggae, such as ritualized machismo, misogyny, homophobia, and gun glorification. Noted experts on Black history, such as Cornel West of Princeton University and Michael Manley, former prime minister of Jamaica, give insights into the development and social significance of contemporary Black music. Includes interviews with musicians, music video clips, and footage filmed in dance halls and hip hop clubs.

Content Type
two-dimensional moving image

Carrier Type
videodisc

Added Author
Gopaul, Lina.
 
Julien, Isaac.
 
West, Cornel.
 
Manley, Michael, 1924-1997.

Added Corporate Author
Black Audio Film Collective.
 
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
 
Arts Council of Great Britain.
 
Normal Films (1995)
 
Filmakers Library, inc.

Language
English

Subject
Rap (Music) -- Social aspects.
 
Reggae music -- Social aspects.
 
Reggae musicians -- Interviews.
 
Rap musicians -- Interviews.
 
African Americans -- Music -- Social aspects.
 
Black people -- Jamaica -- Music -- Social aspects.
 
Homophobia.
 
Homophobia -- Jamaica.
 
Misogyny.
 
Music -- Religious aspects.
 
Documentary films.


LibraryCall NumberFormatStatus
MSU-Mitchell Memorial LibraryML128 .B45 D37 1994DVDDigital Media Center