'Black Panther,' 'A Wrinkle In Time' And Representation Onscreen
With Black Panther roaring at the box office to become one of the top-grossing movies of all time, some hope it's the dawn of a new era of black representation in film. We're talking to Dartmouth professor Monica White Ndounou. She studies film and media and offers a cautionary take to the film's success, suggesting ways the structure and ideology of Hollywood need to change first.
Monica White Ndounou is a professor in the Dartmouth College theater department. She's the author of Shaping the Future of African American Film: Color-coded Economics and the Story Behind the Numbers.
Broadcast Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.