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CONTENTS 1 Introduction: Making Movie Magic 1 2 Good Girls Look the Other Way 13 3 Transgression and Transformation: Leaving Las Vegas 26 4 Exotica: Breaking Down to Break Through 35 5 Crooklyn: the Denial of Death 43 6 Cool Cynicism: Pulp Fiction 59 7 Mock Feminism: Waiting to Exhale 65 8 Kids: Transgressive Subjects¿reactionary Film 75 9 Artistic Integrity: Race and Accountability 86 10 Neo-Colonial Fantasies of Conquest: Hoop Dreams 96 11 Doing it for Daddy: Black Masculinity in the Mainstream 104 12 Thinking Through Class: Paying Attention to The Attendant 114 13 Back to the Avant-Garde: the Progressive Vision 123 14 What¿s Passion Got to do With It? An Interview with Marie-France Alderman 136 15 The Cultural Mix: An Interview with Wayne Wang 155 16 Confession¿filming Family: an Interview with Camille Billops 177 17 A Guiding Light: An Interview with Charles Burnett 192 18 Critical Contestations: A Conversation with A. J. (Arthur Jaffa) 216 19 The Oppositional Gaze: Black Female Spectators 253 20 Is Paris Burning? 275 21 ¿Whose Pussy is This?¿ A Feminist Comment 291 index 303
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- United States.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Interviews.
African American motion picture producers and directors -- Interviews.