Tag Archives: Black cinema

Long Walk to Freedom

Source: Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela (London: Little, Brown and Company, 1994), pp. 596-597 Text: In keeping with the increased openness on the island, we now had our own cinema. Almost every week we … Continue reading

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Guerrillas

Source: V.S. Naipaul, Guerrillas (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1976 orig. pub. André Deutsch, 1975), pp. 35-37 Text: It was just after eight. Half an hour before the evening cinema shows began, half an hour before the street grew quieter, that precious … Continue reading

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