[Marxism] Gone With the Wind

Jerry Monaco monacojerry at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 12:09:55 MDT 2006


On 8/1/06, Carrol Cox <cbcox at ilstu.edu> wrote:
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> But for an audience that is _at all_ consciously anti-racist, BofaN can
> deepen understanding of the role of racism in u.s. history. In other
> words, in the right context, the right audience, and the right critical
> guidance Birth of a Nation is one of the most powerful and effective
> ANTI-racist films ever made.
>

I agree with you about BofaN.  But I have always taken my pov on this movie
witha bit of self-irony.  Isn't my ability to tolerate BofaN and my hatred
of GWtW a product of my pretentious cinephilia?  Well perhaps.

JM



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