Lowell Lecture

Black Caesars and Foxy Cleopatras: A History of Blaxploitation Cinema

Date & Time

Feb. 28, 2024


Arsenal Center for the Arts
321 Arsenal Street Watertown, MA 02472
Driving Directions


Odie Henderson, Boston Globe Chief Film Critic in conversation with Candace McDuffie, nationally acclaimed senior writer at The Root.

Presenting Organization

Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University


Susan Spurlock (sspurlock@suffolk.edu, 617 504-7297)

Black Caesars and Foxy Cleopatras is a definitive account of Blaxploitation cinema—the freewheeling, often shameless, and wildly influential genre—from a distinctive voice in film history and criticism.