Isabelle Juan, Truman State University
While more BIPOC actors and producers are being recognized at the 93rd annual Academy Awards, there were many snubs during the nomination season.
Gabrielle Pascal, Hofstra University
The controversial films were an example of Black empowerment, and their mark can still be seen in filmmaking today.
Abigail Adeleke, University of Miami
The actor had a major impact on Black culture through his portrayal of several Black icons and legendary characters.
Caleb Mullenneaux, St. Olaf College
The acclaimed director has consistently probed difficult questions throughout his career. His latest feature is no exception.
Christine Bushart, Georgia State University
She’s gotta have it, but you should know about it.
Sydney Hawkins, Alabama A&M University
The film uses science fiction to shed light on searing social issues.
Jonathan Christian, Northwest Vista College
The newest race-oriented Spike Lee joint is too rooted in America’s past to push the conversation forward.
Candace Baker, University of Texas at Austin
Enter Ron Stallworth, the black detective who tricked the KKK.
Shashank Rao, University of Michigan
These six films might make it big during next year’s awards season.
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