Disproving the 'black films don't travel' Hollywood myth
Prevailing Hollywood wisdom is that international audiences won't see movies about the African American experience. But is that true?
“Every time there’s a success, it gets swept under the rug,” says Jeff Clanagan, president of Lionsgate’s Codeblack Films, which primarily produces films with African American casts. “It’s almost like there’s an asterisk on it. They chalk it off as an anomaly.”