Sunday, March 10, 2024

Oscar Winner: “American Fiction”

Take a look at more footage from the Oscar-winning satirical comedy drama "American Fiction", written, directed by Cord Jefferson based on the 2001 novel "Erasure" by Percival Everett, starring Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, and Sterling K. Brown:

" a film about the consequences of turning one's art into a simple commodity, 'Monk Ellison', a professor of English literature, is in a rut with his own writing. His agent repeatedly explains to him that publishing houses don't believe his writing to be 'black enough', while another book from author 'Juanita Mae Jenkins', titled 'We's Lives In Da Ghetto' is a national best seller and critical darling..."

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