What is 'black cinema'? Is it a valid category? What can films from as far afield, economically and geographically, as Nigeria and Hollywood possibly have in common? Focusing on films such as "Lethal Weapon", "Bullet Boy" and "Malcolm X", this guide discusses various issues and looks at fresh ways into exploring the key concepts of Media Studies.
Peter Jones is an experienced teacher of A level Film and Media Studies. Most recently he has been Curriculum Manager for these subjects at West Thames College. Prior to becoming a teacher he worked for many years in the film and television industries.