Author Spotlight

Ashley Clark

Ashley Clark is a writer and film programmer from London, based in New York. He writes about film and culture for the Guardian, VICE, Film Comment, and Sight & Sound, among other publications, and is a regular guest critic on the BBC’s Film show. His first book is Facing Blackness: Media and Minstrelsy in Spike Lee’s “Bamboozled” (The Critical Press, 2015). He has programmed at venues including London’s BFI Southbank and New York’s BAMcinématek and Light Industry.

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Alone Together in the City: One Scene from Naked

One Scene

Alone Together in the City: One Scene from Naked

The disheveled drifter at the heart of Mike Leigh’s 1993 masterpiece collides with a disturbed young man in this brilliantly acted, semi-screwball scene.

By Ashley Clark

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Black Girl: Self, Possessed
Black Girl: Self, Possessed

In his radical debut feature, Ousmane Sembène reveals the agony of the postcolonial experience through the story of a Senegalese migrant abused by her French employers.


By Ashley Clark

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