Some Thoughts On…the film “Belle” [Hint: It’s Glorious]

Films about black women, even when based on the original works written or created by black women, are often helmed by male filmmakers once they reach the highest form of flattery, the visual adaptation. As Tyler Perry and Steven Spielberg translated For Colored Girls and The Color Purple to the big screen, back in 1991, Julie Dash’s independent film Daughters of the Dust was a … Continue reading Some Thoughts On…the film “Belle” [Hint: It’s Glorious]