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Michael B. Gillespie

Michael B. Gillespie is the author of Film Blackness: American Cinema and the Idea of Black Film and coeditor of BlackOneShot, an art criticism series on ASAP/J. He is an associate professor of film at the City College of New York and the Graduate Center, CUNY.

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Deep Cover: Who’ll Pay Reparations on My Soul?

Set against the backdrop of the war on drugs, Bill Duke’s boldly stylized thriller stages a meeting between the idea of noir and the idea of Black film.

By Michael B. Gillespie