Cooley High

Cooley High

DVD - 2015
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Set in 1960s, a slice-of-life tale of high school students coping with the challenges of everyday life growing up in the Chicago housing projects
Publisher: [Chicago, Illinois] : Olive Films, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,Dolby Digital
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video file,DVD video,region 1
Other Standard Identifier: 887090097307

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lukasevansherman
Jul 19, 2018

The 60s and 70s saw great strides in both civil rights and in black arts. Although it's easy to dismiss film and pop culture as mere entertainment, I don't think you can underestimate the importance of seeing more black faces in movies, even if a lot of these movies were dismissed as "blaxploitation," a term actually coined by the NAACP. "Cooley High" is a somewhat overlooked coming of age film set in Chicago and is a nice contrast to more violent, gritty black films of the era like "Foxy Brown" and "Superfly."

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