A white man wearing a high-collared, richly brocaded jacket slowly rises into the frame; the chiaroscuro lighting and long, high-ceilinged halls conjure a vampire flick set in a faded antebellum mansion. A beautiful black woman swings into view—the camera cuts to the man's hands grasping the flowing fabric of her white gown, and then back to her face which registers shame and anguish. In the... More >>>