It’s Ok To Like Problematic Media

As long as you realize time marches on.

Gone With The Wind (1939)

When I was in film school, I had to make a decision about Birth of a Nation. Not Nate Parker’s project. The three-hour long 1915 silent film.

Like most Americans, I had never watched the film before film school but I knew what it was about. You know what it’s about. The first blockbuster in American cinematic…