Tag Archives: Ava DuVernay

4-Panel 132 – Everything is Game of Thrones

We may be a day late but that doesn’t mean we can’t tackle the comic book world with our usual class. That’s a perfect description of this show, isn’t it? In the news this week we discover that Ava DuVernay is being lined-up to direct

Daughters of the Dust

Julie Dash’s debut film turned 25 last year, but even without the anniversary this sumptuous BFI restoration would still probably exist. In the late 2010s, the film has become more relevant than ever. It is an inspiration for a new generation of African-American directors –

The Glass Shield

African-American cinema’s relationship to the American mainstream is kind of like Halley’s comet; it’s always there, it’s just not always visible.  Charles Burnett’s career has lasted long enough to intersect with two major movements in black cinema; he may yet connect with the ongoing one.  After