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Films By Isaac Julien

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 Black Audio Film Collective bring their combined talents to this intelligent and provocative ... Read more
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, left-of-centre and intensely personal films, Derek Jarman was the kind of filmmaker rare in today's ... Read more
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 death in 1961, Fanon worked as a psy­chiatrist, published seminal books on the psy­chology ... Read more
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 and blues music. This and other texts weave through the stylised dramatic sequences and archive ... Read more
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 Issac Julien — the director of Young Soul Rebels, and the prize-winning Looking for Langston. ... Read more
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 and black soulboys and girls alike, with 'the crispest new tunes'. ... When a gay friend is killed ... Read more
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