Michael T. Martin


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  1. Race and the Revolutionary Impulse in The Spook Who Sat by the Door
    Ivan Dixon’s 1973 film The Spook Who Sat by the Door captures the intensity of social and political upheaval during a volatile period in American history. Based on Sam Greenlee’s novel by the same name, the film is a searing... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2018
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  2. The Politics and Poetics of Black Film
    Written and directed by two white men and performed by an all-black cast, Nothing But a Man (Michael Roemer, 1964) tells the story of a drifter turned family man who struggles with the pressures of small-town life and the limitations... Learn More
    Published: 20th October 2015
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  3. Richard E. Norman and Race Filmmaking

    Richard E. Norman and Race Filmmaking

    Written by Barbara Tepa Lupack, Foreword by Michael T. Martin

    Indiana University Press

    In the early 1900s, so-called race filmmakers set out to produce black-oriented pictures to counteract the racist caricatures that had dominated cinema from its inception. Richard E. Norman, a southern-born white filmmaker, was... Learn More
    Published: 8th November 2013
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £24.99