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James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

Directed by Karen Thorsen
United States, 1989
Documentary, Biography

Synopsis

Archival footage, newsreel clips and commentary from Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, Ishmael Reed, William Styron among others evoke the atmosphere and context of Baldwin’s life, from his formative years to his life as an emigre.

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James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket Directed by Karen Thorsen