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The Resource Looking for Langston, Sankofa Films & Video ; producer, Nadine Marsh-Edwards ; directed and written by Isaac Julien, (videorecording)

Looking for Langston, Sankofa Films & Video ; producer, Nadine Marsh-Edwards ; directed and written by Isaac Julien, (videorecording)

Label
Looking for Langston
Title
Looking for Langston
Statement of responsibility
Sankofa Films & Video ; producer, Nadine Marsh-Edwards ; directed and written by Isaac Julien
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A meditative look at African American poet Langston Hughes as well as an examination of black and white gay identities. Uses clips from old newsreels and films interspersed with new footage
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Robert Hargreaves ; the poetry of James Baldwin, Esses Hemphill, Bruce Nugent ; director of photography, Nina Kellgren ; art director, Derek Brown
Intended audience
  • Unrated
  • Adult
PerformerNote
Ben Ellison, Matthew Baidoo, Akim Mogaji, John Wilson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Julien, Isaac
  • Ellison, Ben
  • Baidoo, Matthew
  • Magaji, Akim
  • Water Bearer Films (Firm)
Runtime
45
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Homosexuality
  • Gays
  • Poetry
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Looking for Langston, Sankofa Films & Video ; producer, Nadine Marsh-Edwards ; directed and written by Isaac Julien, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
Bar code
  • 31223038958592
  • 31223800015100
  • 31223041035529
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (45 min.)
Lccn
pms00111615
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
8030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS Hi-fi
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Looking for Langston, Sankofa Films & Video ; producer, Nadine Marsh-Edwards ; directed and written by Isaac Julien, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989
Bar code
  • 31223038958592
  • 31223800015100
  • 31223041035529
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (45 min.)
Lccn
pms00111615
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
8030
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS Hi-fi
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

Library Locations

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      37.779376 -122.415795
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