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

Seattle Is Now the Future of Three Cities

Prospect Is a Slice of Space Noir by Seattle Filmmakers

Midterm Elections 2018 Is the Time to Think About Death

Election 2020: The Age of Information Warfare

Let's Not Forget How Amazing Life Really Is

Cliff Mass Is Trump's Weatherman

Light Rail Bar Crawl, Anyone?

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