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Bradford Young on the Politics of Lensing Black Films

Jen Yamato | Deadline   in  · · ·
January 8, 2015

Bradford Young’s work on Ava DuVernay’s civil rights biopic Selma and JC Chandor’s A Most Violent Year landed him on Hollywood’s radar this Oscar season, but it also illuminates the diversity lacking year after year within the film industry and the Academy that represents it. Critics and DuVernay have praised Young’s aptitude for lensing African-American faces onscreen as beautifully as he does in Selma, a film…

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