This week on Black on Black Cinema, the crew discuss the 1991 urban crime classic, Boyz N the Hood. Taking place during the Reagan era, the film follows friends from kids to young adults in one of the United States roughest areas. With crime, violence, and drugs playing a central role in the tumultuous lives of the subjects and their life paths.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the next film is introduced. Boyz N the Hood is a 1991 film dealing with living in South Central L.A. A movie that was the spark of a genre and showed American audiences just what "ghetto" life was just after the Reagan era. Fighting to survive, and thrive in this environment is a whole host of characters from those who rage against the system they are in and others who wholeheartedly embrace it.
15 minute random topic this week is on "Cultural Appropriation"
This week's episode of Black on Black Cinema the crew discuss the 1991 film, 'Jungle Fever' directed by Spike Lee. In the film, the complex issues of interracial relationships is the center focus along with issues of the drug epidemic during the early 1990s. The film stars Wesley Snipes and Annabella Sciorra.
This week on Black on Black Cinema, the next film is introduced. Jungle Fever is a 1991 American romance drama film written, produced, and directed by Spike Lee, starring Wesley Snipes and Annabella Sciorra. It was Lee's fifth feature-length film. The film mainly explores interracial relationships against the urban backdrop of the streets of 1990s New York City.
15 minute random topic this week is on "What is White Privilege?"