Postcolonialism Movies & Media Adaptations

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British director Isaac Julien's adapted Algerian revolutionary Frantz Fanon's classic text, Black Skin, White Mask, into a film of the same name in 1996. It has been released by California Newsreel. The film features interviews with family members and friends, documentary footage, readings from Fanon's work, and dramatizations of crucial moments in Fanon's life.

Michael Ondaatje's novel, The English Patient, was adapted into a film in 1996, directed by Anthony Minghella. It was winner of nine Oscars, including best picture.

Director Mira Nair's film Mississippi Masala (1991), explores the racial tensions between immigrant Indians from Uganda and resident African-Americans in the South. Nair's film The Perez Family (1993), follows the lives of Cuban refugees who came to the United States in the Mariel boatlift of 1980.

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