Movies matter - that is the message of Reel to Real, bell hooks` classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the most profound social issues of race, sex and class. Here bell hooks - one of America`s most celebrated and thrilling cultural critics - talks back to films that have moved and provoked her, from Quentin Tarantino`s Pulp Fiction to the work of Spike Lee. Including also her conversations with master filmmakers such as Charles Burnett and Julie Dash, Reel to Real is a must read for anyone who believes that movies are worth arguing about.
Taylor & Francis
129 x 198 mm