This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with director and actor Robert Townsend, whose groundbreaking film “Hollywood Shuffle” turned 35 this year. Next, photographer Carell Augustus talks about his book “Black Hollywood: Reimagining Iconic Hollywood Moments.” And on The Treat, filmmaker Brett Morgen talks about a 1990s David Bowie album that marked a new chapter for the late artist.
Robert Townsend, Carell Augustus and The Treat: an essential but underappreciated Bowie album
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From this Episode:
Director Robert Townsend on the always relevant “Hollywood Shuffle”
Director, actor and comedian Robert Townsend’s groundbreaking satire “Hollywood Shuffle” turned 35 this year. The film is a scathing satire of many Black actors’ experience...
Photographer Carell Augustus on a new look at old Hollywood
Photographer Carell Augustus’ book “Black Hollywood: Reimagining Iconic Hollywood Moments” rethinks classic screen images using Black performers.