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Looking for Langston [videorecording]

producer, Nadine Marsh-Edwards ; written and directed by Isaac Julien
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
"A lyrical and poetic consideration of the life of revered Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes ; Isaac Julien invokes Hughes as a black gay cultural icon, against an impressionistic, atmospheric setting that parallels a Harlem speakeasy of the 1920s with a 1980s London underground nightclub." -- Container.
Director
Isaac Julien
Performers
Ben Ellison, Matthew Baidoo.
Release Date
1989
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English with optional subtitles for the hearing impaired
Rating
Unrated: This film contains adult subject material
Notes
  • Produced as a motion picture in 1989.
  • "A meditation on Langston Hughes (1902-1967) and the Harlem Renaissance with the poetry of Essex Hemphill and Bruce Nugent."
  • "Including the award-winning short film The attendant"--Container.
  • Special features: Commentary track with director Isaac Julien and directory of photography Nina Kellgren; Isaac Julien's short film The attendant; and photo gallery.
Related Title
Attendant.
Awards Note
Teddy Award, Berlin International Film Festival.
Credits
Cinematography: Nina Hargreaves; Editor: Robert Hargreaves.
Published
[Culver City, Calif.] : Strand Releasing, c2007.
Publisher no.
2716-2 Strand Releasing
Description
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, [PAL].
Technical Details
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