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Looking for Langston

Cast

Ben Ellison, Matthew Baidoo, Akim Mogaji, John Wilson View All


Crew

Isaac Julien (Director), Isaac Julien (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 31st, 1989
Runtime: 45 minutes
A black and white, fantasy-like recreation of high-society gay men during the Harlem Renaissance, with archival footage and photographs intercut with a story. A wake is going on, with mourners gathered around a coffin. Downstairs is an elegant bar where tuxedoed men dance and talk. One of them has a dream in which he comes upon Beauty, who seems to reject him, although when he awakes, Beauty is sleeping beside him. His story and his visits to...

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