A Year in Film: A Hollywood Suite Podcast


1975 — Mahogany & Cooley High: Black Rep (feat. Carolyn Mauricette)

Season 2, Ep. 4

Carolyn Mauricette (Development Coordinator & Programmer for the Blood in the Snow Film Festival and co-host of Reely Melanated) joins Cam and Becky as they revisit two important films from Black filmmakers that came out in 1975: Berry Gordy's Mahogany and Michael Schultz's Cooley High.  



Carolyn is a film programmer and Development Coordinator for the Blood in the Snow Film Festival and a contributing author to the first edition of the Women in Horror AnnualThe Encyclopedia of Japanese Horror Films, and The Encyclopedia of Racism in American Film.  

She is a Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic and has also written pieces for www.graveyardshiftsisters.com, film reviews for www.cinemaaxis.com, and articles for Grim Magazine. She deep dives into race and representation of people of color in genre film on her website, www.viewfromthedark.ca, and co-hosts the podcast Reely Melanated with Ashlee Blackwell where they talk about movies they love. 


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