Basic Black LIVE: The Cultural Significance of Black Film
(Originally broadcast April 1, 2010) This week on Basic Black: With the April 2nd release of Tyler Perry's Film Why Did I Get Married Too? Basic Black will take a look at the on-going conversation of high vs. low culture and if there is still such a concept as "black film". We'll also discuss the impact of the potential closing of several neighborhood branches of the Boston Public Library. Our panelists: Latoyia Edwards, New England Cable News; Kim McLarin, writer-in-residence, Emerson College; Wesley Morris, culture and film critic for The Boston Globe; and Monica White Ndounou, assistant professor of Drama and American Studies at Tufts University.