Ed Guerrero

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Ed Guerrero is an African-American film historian and professor of film and African-American studies at New York University. His writings explore black cinema, culture, and critical discourse. Ed Guerrero's books are: Framing Blackness: The African American Image in Film (Temple University Press) and Do the Right Thing (British Film Institute Modern Classics Series), he has written extensively on black cinema, its movies, politics and culture for numerous anthologies and journals such as Sight & Sound, FilmQuartely, Cineaste, Journal of Popular Film & Television, and Discourse. Guerrero has served on many editorial and professional boards including The Library of Congress' National Film Preservation Board.


  • Do the Right Thing (London: British Film Institute, Modern Classics, 2001).
  • Framing Blackness (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993).


  • Angela Davis: Walls into Bridges (PBS Documentary, 30 mins. 1979).

External links and citations[edit]

  • Theatre Library Association, Award Winners, 1994 "Honorable Mention" for FRAMING BLACKNESS: THE AFRICAN AMERICAN IMAGE IN FILM by Ed Guerrero. Temple U. Press, 1993.[1]
  • African Americans in the Movies: A Bibliography of Materials in UC Berkeley Library [2] [3]
  • Hayward, Susan, CINEMA STUDIES: KEY CONCEPTS, Third Edition. (London & New York, Routledge: 2006)47,57.
  • Ed Guerrero on IMDb
  • NYU bio