Django Unchained or Tarantino Unrestrained ?
Movie Breakdown with Dr Lez Henry and Brother Hakim
Friday 29 March 3pm to 6pm,
Conference Room, Voluntary Action Islington
200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP
Tube: Kings Cross (5 mins walk)
Entry: £8.00 adults, not suitable for under 16’s Pay on the door, first come first served.
Loved and hated by some people we apply a forensic historical and cultural analysis of this controversial film adding in little known facts about the producers, actors and director to answer the following and more questions.
- Is Django a symbol of black male empowerment ?
- Why was this fictional film, with a majority black cast so welcomed by Hollywood while the true story of Red Tails, with a majority black cast, rejected and dismissed ?
- What about the actual stories of rebellious slaves ? Do such movies exist ?
- What obvious and hidden messages were in the film ?
Dr Lez Henry is an author, cultural critic and communit activist. Brother Hakim ‘the Film Doctor’, has been researching Hollywood films and presenting breakdowns for several years . Together these ‘Street Surgeons’ they will bring an unforgettable session of reasoning which includes you the audience. So bring your minds and make sure they are open