Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask

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Dir Isaac Julien, France, 1995, 70 mins, 12

Exploring the life and work of the psychoanalytic theorist and activist Frantz Fanon, the Martinican-born, Paris-educated author, intellectual and activist. The film examines Fanon’s theories of identity and race, but also a strong, affecting sense of his own complex personality. With his interest in violence, Black identity and psychiatry, tracing Fanon’s involvement in the anti-colonial struggle in Algeria and throughout the world.