John Akomfrah Talks Condensing 8,000 Hours Of Footage To 95 Minutes For 'Stuart Hall Project'

From Shadow and Act Tue Feb 12 2013, 13:54:16

I was actually due to interview John Akomfrah about his latest work, The Stuart Hall Project, during the Sundance Film Festival this year (where the film made its World Premiere), but scheduling problems on my end killed my opportunity, which I regret. But I'm sure I'll get another shot! In the meantime, I thought this video interview done by the folks at Beyond Cinema Magazine was a good one worth sharing. Good questions; good answers. First, recapping... Stuart Hall is a Jamaican cultural theorist and sociologist who has lived and worked in the UK since 1951. He was President of the British Sociological Association from 1995-1997. His resume is...

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