Western documentaries tend to rely upon the dual tropes of white saviorism and white sympathy to offer myopic approaches to complex interconnected cultural issues. This results in two-dimensional solutions to problems like climate change which tend to overlook marginalized groups that suffer for the global system of white supremacy. Seen as a bargaining tool and voice of […]
Rico Norwood is a Film and Media Studies PhD candidate at the University of Southampton, who currently resides in London. His primary academic concern is Black Queer Art and its disruption of historical narratives through films. He has written extensive work in the area of race, media, queer studies, and political criticism.