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Slate's Black Film Canon

by Drew.
Slate's Black Film Canon by Drew.
I want to try and see all the films in Slate Magazine’s Black Film Canon. The films bolded and in the list are the ones I’ve seen. The list is as follows: 12 Years a Slave (dir. Steve McQueen) 25th Hour (dir. Spike Lee) Ashes and Embers (dir. Haile Gerima) Belle (dir. Amma Asante) Bessie (dir. Dee Rees) Black Girl (dir. Ousmane Sembène) The Blood of Jesus (dir. Spencer Williams) Boyz n the Hood (dir. John Singleton) Car Wash (dir. Michael Schultz) Cooley High (dir. Michael Schultz) Creed (dir. Ryan Coogler) Crooklyn (dir. Spike Lee) Daughters of the Dust (dir. Julie Dash) Devil in a Blue Dress (dir. Carl Franklin) Do the Right Thing (dir.… Read more

I want to try and see all the films in Slate Magazine’s Black Film Canon.

The films bolded and in the list are the ones I’ve seen.

The list is as follows:
12 Years a Slave (dir. Steve McQueen)
25th Hour (dir. Spike Lee)
Ashes and Embers (dir. Haile Gerima)
Belle (dir. Amma Asante)
Bessie (dir. Dee Rees)
Black Girl (dir. Ousmane Sembène)
The Blood of Jesus (dir. Spencer Williams)
Boyz n the Hood (dir. John Singleton)
Car Wash (dir. Michael Schultz)
Cooley High (dir. Michael Schultz)
Creed (dir. Ryan Coogler)
Crooklyn (dir. Spike Lee)
Daughters of the Dust (dir. Julie Dash)
Devil in a Blue Dress (dir. Carl Franklin)
Do the Right Thing (dir. Spike Lee)
Eve’s Bayou (dir. Kasi Lemmons)
Friday (dir. F. Gary Gray)
Fruitvale Station (dir. Ryan Coogler)
Hollywood Shuffle (dir. Robert Townsend)
House Party (dir. Reginald Hudlin)
I Like It Like That (dir. Darnell Martin)
Juice (dir. Ernest Dickerson)
Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (dir. Leslie Harris)
Killer of Sheep (dir. Charles Burnett)
The Learning Tree (dir. Gordon Parks)
Losing Ground (dir. Kathleen Collins)
Love and Basketball (dir. Gina Prince-Bythewood)
Malcolm X (dir. Spike Lee)
Medicine for Melancholy (dir. Barry Jenkins)
Middle of Nowhere (dir. Ava DuVernay)
Mo’ Better Blues (dir. Spike Lee)
Night Catches Us (dir. Tanya Hamilton)
O.J. Made in America (dir. Ezra Edelman)
Pariah (dir. Dee Rees)
Sankofa (dir. Haile Gerima)
Selma (dir. Ava DuVernay)
Shaft (dir. Gordon Parks)
The Spook Who Sat By the Door (dir. Ivan Dixon)
Sugar Cane Alley (dir. Euzhan Palcy)
Super Fly (dir. Gordon Parks Jr.)
Sweet Sweetback’s Badasssss Song (dir. Melvin Van Peebles)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (dir. Darnell Martin)
Timbuktu (dir. Abderrahmane Sissako)
To Sleep with Anger (dir. Charles Burnett)
Tongues Untied (dir. Marlon Riggs)
Touki Bouki (dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty)
Waiting to Exhale (dir. Forest Whitaker)
The Watermelon Woman (dir. Cheryl Dunye)
When the Levees Broke (dir. Spike Lee)
Within Our Gates (dir. Oscar Micheaux)

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