Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Master Thesis

Les États-Unis en Noirs et Blancs. Le cinéma, reflet et/ou moteur des fractures sociales ?

Abstract : This paper’s aim is to understand to what extent the social evolution of Black people in the US has been mirrored on their representation in motion pictures. From slavery to the Black Power movement of the 1970s, African Americans became citizens and activists. From 1915 to 2019, mainstream films caricatured them in choosing White people to play their roles. Then, Blacks were denied or underestimated. All of that until a decade ago, a time from whence Hollywood has seemed to be ready to honor Black people and integrate them in the frame of its national mythology. In a nutshell, the present paper consists of an equating between cinema and historiography, in order to understand how African Americans’ representation is influenced by and provide input for social evolutions to build a collective memory.
Document type :
Master Thesis
Complete list of metadata

https://dumas.ccsd.cnrs.fr/dumas-03188585
Contributor : Uga Ufr Arsh Connect in order to contact the contributor
Submitted on : Friday, April 2, 2021 - 11:15:30 AM
Last modification on : Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 3:22:25 AM

File

 Restricted access
To satisfy the distribution rights of the publisher, the document is embargoed until : 2023-04-09

Please log in to resquest access to the document

Licence


Distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

Identifiers

  • HAL Id : dumas-03188585, version 1

Collections

Citation

Clara Gonnet. Les États-Unis en Noirs et Blancs. Le cinéma, reflet et/ou moteur des fractures sociales ?. Histoire. 2020. ⟨dumas-03188585⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

25