Reacting to the Trauma in 2013’s Black Films

Left of Black discusses the reaction to last year’s black films and what it takes to get more black films into the mainstream.


Left of Black Host Mark Anthony Neal with Stephane Dunn and Esther Iverem

Left of Black

Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal interviews Stephane Dunn and Esther Iverem about black filmmaking and the 2014 awards season. Dunn is an assistant professor of English and co-director of cinema, television and emerging media studies at Morehouse College. Iverem is the founder and editor of


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