Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Tag: Passing

‘Belfast’ and ‘Passing’ review: Actors Kenneth Branagh and Rebecca Hall direct two films that join the Oscar race by looking back in black and white

Written, produced and directed by Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast” isn’t exactly autobiographical but chronicles a story and time that the actor and filmmaker knows well, as unrest involving hostility by Protestants toward Catholics roiled the...

‘Belfast’ and ‘Passing’ review: Actors Kenneth Branagh and Rebecca Hall direct two films that join the Oscar race by looking back in black and white

Written, produced and directed by Kenneth Branagh, “Belfast” isn’t exactly autobiographical but chronicles a story and time that the actor and filmmaker knows well, as unrest involving hostility by Protestants toward Catholics roiled the...

How ‘Passing’ and similar stories force us to reckon with identity

The friend is Clare Kendry, a light-skinned Black woman who for years has been living as White. Since the two reconnected during a chance encounter in Chicago, Clare has been writing to Irene in...

How ‘Passing’ and similar stories force us to reckon with identity

The friend is Clare Kendry, a light-skinned Black woman who for years has been living as White. Since the two reconnected during a chance encounter in Chicago, Clare has been writing to Irene in...