Item Details

The Last Angel of History

John Akomfrah
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Experimental Films; Documentary Films; Biographical Films; Biographies
Date
2010; 1995
Duration
45:07
Summary
Explores the relationships between Pan-African culture, science fiction, space exploration, and computer technology. Examines science fiction elements in literature and music as metaphors for the Pan-African experience of forced displacement and cultural alienation.
Director
John Akomfrah
Publisher
Icarus Films
Language
English
Notes
a Black Audio Films production in association with Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen and Channel Four Television ; director, John Akomfrah.
Kodwo Eshun, George Clinton.
Producers, Lina Gopaul, Avril Johnson ; writer, researcher, Edward George ; camera, David Scott ; editor, Justin Amsden ; music, Trevor Mathison.; Seven songs for Malcolm X: producer, Lina Gopaul ; writer, researcher, John Akomfrah, Edward George ; director of photography, Arthur Jafa ; editor, Joy Chamberlain.
Collection
Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
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Terms of Use
Digital Site License: The film can be streamed on a password-protected system open only to UVa faculty, students, and staff. This license is valid until May 17, 2017.
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