RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 40123461 LA In English and French with English subtitles. T1 Africa to America to Paris the migration of black writers A1 Goldstein, Jacques., N'Djehoya, Blaise., Thomas, Dwayne., Clark, Tony., Sullivan, Lester., Leeming, David Adams,, Campbell, James,, Gentry, Herbert,, Diawara, Manthia,, Cesaire, Aime., Fabre, Michel., Parks, Gordon,, Van Peebles, Melvin,, Himes, Lesley., Desdunes, Rodolphe Lucien., Baldwin, James,, Wright, Richard,, Himes, Chester B.,, Absynthe Programmes., La Huit Productions., Films for the Humanities (Firm), PB Films for the Humanities & Sciences PP Princeton, NJ YR 1997 AB Traces the path of African-American literature from the shores of the U.S. to the Left Bank of Paris at the end of World War II through the late 1960s. The program provides context by first exploring the New Orleans salon poetry of Desdunes and then discussing the historic suppression of black activists in the U.S. after the Harlem Renaissance. This program primarily traces the lives of James Baldwin, Richard Wright and Chester Himes who immigrated to Paris seeking greater intellectual freedom. Includes remembrances of fellow artists and readings from their diaries and works.