Table of contents for Reel to real : race, class and sex at the movies / Bell Hooks.

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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.