Everyone loves an antiheroine, don’t they? It’s Modern Movie Night and we’re celebrating our favorite cinematic bad girls with a list of films that – despite all their moral ambiguity – will make you say “damn, She Did That” every time.
“Souls of the Summer of ’76” is photographer T’Shauna Henry’s first series using film and a DSLR camera. In it, she captures the spirit of the 70’s with a knack for fashion, funk, and flare.
“Curly Sue Found Dead” (2016) reworks the male-dominated narrative of organized crime in America by creating the story of one woman: Susanna Crespo a.k.a Curly Sue. She thrives in 1980s Miami, the height of cocaine trafficking and the Miami Drug Wars. While exploring the glamorization of “the gangster” through pop culture, the narrative branding of props and evidence brings this character to life.
Meet Fanta – freelance critic and all-around badass. Read on to hear her wisdom on the relationship between black people and the film industry. Trust us, she’s brilliant.