From the same people that brought you 12 Years A Slave comes another beautifully crafted historical biopic, Belle. This film is based on the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate granddaughter of the Earl of Mansfield.
The trailer is beautiful and the film won accolades at the Toronto Film Festival.
Now the question is “Can Fox Searchlight make movies about people of color triumphing that are set int he present day?” No, Fox, Baggage Claim doesn’t count…
Susan X Jane is a diversity educator, speaker, and trainer and coach. A former professor and media literacy activist, she now consults with organizations looking to make sense of our current cultural shift. She thinks a lot about media and race…a lot...and writes and speaks about media…and race... and encourages everyone she meets to think about the way our identity shapes our experiences, ideas, and beliefs about the world. If you're reading this, she wants you to think about it too. Want to talk about it? Let's go.
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