Animation and Power

In Bamboozled, animation is a tool that investigates who has ownership over media and art that people consume and where power rests. Animation allows the director to construct a reality that he or she has full influence over. Whether it is the color composition, mise en scène, and movement everything is strategically placed, relegating the control to the creator. The scene at 1:56:20, the Mau Maus create the graphic image on their site with every element on the screen being of salience. Continue reading “Animation and Power”