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Dear Mr. Shakespeare
Blackness, Race, and Immigration in Othello

Dear Mr. Shakespeare - Blackness, Race, and Immigration in Othello
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an intense & pictorially powerful expose into a racially challenging mindset.
brilliant choreography.

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Absolutely haunting. This short was a random find that piqued my interest and I'm so grateful that it did. A powerful retrospect of Shakespeare's Othello and it's ties to race and identity and how it translates in both the historical and modern era. I found myself pausing halfway through to ...Read more

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