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Films By Isaac Julien

DARKER SIDE OF BLACK (Isaac Julien, 1993)
Gangsta chic, violence and nihilism, the hard edge of Rap and Ragga increasingly dominates the image of black popular culture. Director Isaac Julian (Looking For Langston, Young Soul Rebels) and the … Read more

DEREK (Isaac Julien, 2008)
A memorial, homage and exploration of the late and great Derek Jarman, maverick of the British film scene. ... Breaking down barriers in Thatcher's conformist England with his predominantly queer, le… Read more

FRANTZ FANON: BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASK (Isaac Julien, 1996)
Isaac Julien's film is an eloquent exposition of the life and work of the Martinique-born psy­chiatrist and cultural theorist, Frantz Fanon. Between his arrival in France in the mid-1940s and his… Read more

Looking for Langston (Isaac Julien, 1989)
The life and wotk of Langston Hughes during the renaissance of jazz and blues in Harlem in the 1930s and 40s ... The poetry of Essex Hemphill, Bruce Nugent and Langston Hughes is featured with jazz a… Read more

The Attendant (Isaac Julien, 1992)
A museum warder's observations and fan­tasies of a 19th century painting 'Scene On the Coast of Africa'. The painting comes to life pre­senting a lurid re-interpretation. A new film from Issa… Read more

YOUNG SOUL REBELS (Isaac Julien, 1991)
It's London at the height of punk rock and the year of the Royal Jubilee,1977. Chris and Caz are two music fans with a pirate-radio show and a gig as house d.j.'s at a club that attracts white-punks … Read more

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