Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (2016)

Directors: Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato Composer: David Benjamin Steinberg This was such an engrossing and interesting documentary to watch. I was tangentially aware of Robert Mapplethorpe prior to watching this film, but just to show that my knowledge was limited at best, I didn’t even really know how to pronounce the famous photographer’s last… Read More Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures (2016)

“I Am Not Your Negro”, “13th”, & “Maya Angelou and Still I Rise” (2016)

2016 was an amazing year for documentaries and I decided that I wanted to discuss three documentaries in this post that speak to one another. I did not group these three films based solely on the fact that all three look at figures or topics central to the black American experience, that would be too… Read More “I Am Not Your Negro”, “13th”, & “Maya Angelou and Still I Rise” (2016)