A challenging look at the roles and images of African-Americans in film from the point of view of an African-American film producer and writer who grew up with those images during the '60s and '70s."A textured personal exploration."--Kirkus Reviews
Blackface Editorial Reviews
BooklistBy his admission, 'more a memoir than a critique,' George's account is filled with keen observations and sharp analyses of the development of black cinema.
Los Angeles TimesIn the past decade, African-American- inspired or produced films have gone from sporadic oddities to regular features of our cinematic landscape. Nelson George's behind-the-scenes look at the people and films that prompted this transformation is what makes his Blackface… so fascinating.