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Hughes' dream Harlem [videorecording] / A New Heritage Films and D. Hutson L.L.C. production ; directed and produced by Jamal Joseph ; produced by Darralynn Hutson ; written by Darralynn Hutson, Jad Joseph, Jamal Joseph.

Joseph, Jamal (Director, Producer, Screenwriter). Joseph, Jad (Screenwriter). Hutson, Darralynn (Screenwriter, Producer). Davis, Ossie (Narrator). Cogsville, Donald (Narrator). Rivers, Voza (Producer). Shepard, Bobby (Cinematographer). Mack, Charles, composer (Composer). California Newsreel (Firm) (Added Author). New Heritage Films (Added Author). Donald Cogsville, Jr. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 4320 37684001057288 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (61 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Educational video.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Executive producer, Voza Rivers ; director of photography, Bobby Sheppard ; original music, Charles Mack.
Participant or Performer Note:
Donald Cogsville, Jr.
Narrators: Ossie Davis and Jad Joseph.
Summary, etc.:
Langston Hughes was one of the most prominent figures of the Harlem Renaissance and is often referred to as Harlem's poet laureate. This film shows how Hughes successfully fused jazz, blues and common speech to celebrate the beauty of Black life. This multi-layered documentary consists of spoken-word sessions, roundtable discussions and a tour of Hughes' Harlem hang-outs.
System Details Note:
Subject: Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Harlem Renaissance
African Americans > New York (State) > New York > Intellectual life.
African American arts > New York (State) > New York.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Intellectual life > 20th century
Genre: Documentary films.

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