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The last angel of history

Author: Lina GopaulAvril JohnsonJohn AkomfrahDavid ScottJustin AmsdenAll authors
Publisher: Brooklyn, New York : Icarus Films Home Video [distributor], [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Experimental films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lina Gopaul; Avril Johnson; John Akomfrah; David Scott; Justin Amsden; Trevor Mathison; Black Audio Film Collective,; Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen,; Channel Four (Great Britain),; Icarus Films Home Video,
OCLC Number: 644583553
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1995.
Credits: Camera, David Scott ; editor, Justin Amsden ; music, Trevor Mathison.
Performer(s): Kodwo Eshun, George Clinton, Derrick May, John Corbett, Bernard A. Harris Jr., Nichelle Nichols, Juan Atkins, D.J. Spooky, Greg Tate.
Description: 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Nine muses.
Seven songs for Malcolm X.
Responsibility: a Black Audio Films production in association with Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen and Channel Four Television ; producers, Lina Gopaul, Avril Johnson ; director, John Akomfrah.

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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.

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