7 More Slave-Themed Films For You To Look Forward To This Year, 2013

From Shadow and Act Wed Jan 9 2013, 16:42:46

With just about every post on this site announcing the production of a movie centered around stories of slavery in the United States, the inevitable question asked by readers, comes in the form of something like: what's the deal with all these slave-themed movies? Indeed... what's the deal? To summarize a recent post in which I gave one potential answer to that quesiton - Hollywood seems to be in a *celebratory* mood, if we can call it that, honoring the 150 year anniversary of the Civil War, and those 4 years that would eventually lead to making slavery illegal in this country - USA. Although I should note that not every project is set in slavery-era...

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