Charles Mudede

Charles Mudede—who writes about film, books, music, and his life in Rhodesia, Zimbabwe, the USA, and the UK for The Stranger—was born near a steel plant in Kwe Kwe, Zimbabwe. He has no memory of this birth, but he does remember noticing himself in the mirror for this first time—it happened on May 3, 1972. Mudede is also a filmmaker: Two of his films, Police Beat and Zoo, premiered at Sundance, and Zoo was screened at Cannes. Mudede has written for the New York Times, Cinema Scope, Ars Electronica, C Theory, and academic journals. He also wrote the liner notes for Best of Del Tha Funkee Homosapien: Elektra Years. Mudede has lived in Seattle since 1989.

Recent Articles by Charles Mudede

Why Generation Xers Are So Forgettable

The Effortless Queer Pop of Babie

We Should Ban Honking During the Seattle Squeeze

The Brilliant Breeziness of Polish Film Cold War

Why Do White People Hate Using the Word 'Racist'?

Smoking CBD Joints Brings Out a Strange Side of Me

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