Whiteness fears black creativity. Camilla Long’s ‘Moonlight’ review exposes that.

Feb 19, 2017 · 5 min read
Camilla Long underestimates Moonlight for The Times.

It’s tiring at the best of times, but it’s particualrly spiteful to take the complexity of Moonlight and willfully reinterpate it as “a hazy, one-page meander through the journey of a gay man,” when the future of queer and black cinema will inevitably be influenced by its success.

Whiteness maintains its dominance, in part, by presuming that we are incapable of doing or being anything outside of what it thinks of us. Long’s review is just one example of this.


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