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a Nobody Knows Productions, Maysles Films, Inc., American Masters presentation of a Karen Thorsen film ; directed by Karen Thorsen ; produced by Karen Thorsen & William Miles ; co-produced by Douglas K. Dempsey ; written by Karen Thorsen, Douglas K. Dempsey ; executive producers, Susan Lacy, Albert Maysles ; a Karen Thorsen production in association with Maysles Films, Inc. & WNET, New York.

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Names: Thorsen, Karen. | Miles, William, | Dempsey, Douglas K. | Lacy, Susan. | Maysles, Albert. | Angelou, Maya. | Baraka, Amiri, | Reed, Ishmael, | Styron, William, | Lenzer, Don. | Olswang, Steven.
Topics: African American authors - 20th century - Biography. | Civil rights workers - United States - Biography. | African American gay men - Biography. | Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. | Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 - Influence.
Genres: Biographical films. | Documentary films. | Nonfiction films.
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Physical Description: 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details: DVD-R.
Distributed: San Francisco, Calif. : California Newsreel, [2004]
Summary: Presents a look at the life and influence of author James Baldwin, at once a major twentieth century American author, a Civil Rights activist and, for two crucial decades, a prophetic voice calling Americans, Black and white, to confront their shared racial tragedy. Through interviews with writers and friends, this documentary captures the passionate intellect and courageous writing of a man who was born Black, impoverished, gifted and gay.
Performer: Commentary: Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, Ishmael Reed, William Styron.
Notes: May not play on all computers.
Originally produced in 1989; broadcast on the television documentary series American masters.
Other Names: Thorsen, Karen. director, producer, screenwriter.
Miles, William, 1931-2013. producer.
Dempsey, Douglas K. producer, screenwriter.
Lacy, Susan. producer.
Maysles, Albert. producer.
Angelou, Maya. commentator.
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014, commentator.
Reed, Ishmael, 1938- commentator.
Styron, William, 1925-2006. commentator.
Lenzer, Don. director of photography.
Olswang, Steven. editor moving image work.
Nobody Knows Productions. production company.
Maysles Films. production company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), production company.
California Newsreel (Firm)

More Details for: James Baldwin : the price of the ticket