Jared Sexton — Black Masculinity and the Cinema of Policing
Jared Sexton — Black Masculinity and the Cinema of Policing

Jared Sexton’s Black Masculinity and the Cinema of Policing is a biting critique of Hollywood film and television’s treatment of Black masculine representation in the seven years leading up to the election of Barack Obama in 2008. With surgical analysis, Sexton demonstrates how the stories of Black masculinity are conveyed in a framework of “… black male discipline and punishment” in such films as Training Day (Fuqua 2001), Pride (Gonera 2007), a comparison study of Friday Night Lights (Berg 2004) and Coach Carter (Carter 2005), The Blind Side (Hancock 2009), and Stranger Inside (Dunye 2001), as well as case studies…

Joe Sadoski

Studied Film Studies @ The Ohio State University. he/him.

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