Harry Lennix

Harry Lennix Channels Black-Comic Rage in Indie Hit, ‘Mr. Sophistication’ [INTERVIEW]

The actor blasts ‘historical porn’ while completing ​‘H4,’ a Black take on Shakespeare’s ​‘Henry IV’

by Sergio Mims, November 29, 2012

Harry Lennix

Harry Lennix

export that the United States has to offer, which is entertainment. [It’s] the most powerful tool that they have, and it’s kept us in a place: men in dresses and things, raping their daughters. While any sort of aberrant behavior happens in any community, it has become normative in Black cinema that we are these bestial, deprived people, and I refuse to play with that.

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