All articles by Merawi Gerima

Black Film Bulletin

“It was a solid Black middle-finger to the racist American film industry”: Merawi Gerima on Haile Gerima

Ethiopian-born Haile Gerima was one of the forces behind the African cinema liberationists of the 1960s. A crucial move to the US in the 1970s led his exploration of colonialism’s legacies to new fields.

By Merawi Gerima

“It was a solid Black middle-finger to the racist American film industry”: Merawi Gerima on Haile Gerima