While doing some research I came across this event that took place last year at the British Library. Space Children: From Dr. Funkenstein to the ArchAndroid featured interviews with George Clinton and Nona Hendryx in which they discussed their spaced-out fashion styles as well as a screening of John Akomfrah’s The Last Angel of History. […]Read More Behind the Mask: Space Children
* One of the inspirations for starting this blog was watching this clip from John Akomfrah’s The Last Angel of History. I remember looking everywhere to find out where to watch the whole film, until a supporter of the blog eventually shared it with me. Still, I know there were others who looking for it, […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Film, Films, Films
We have come full circle. At the beginning of this blog, I wrote how I was inspired to create this blog because of a clip from the documentary, “The Last Angel of History.” Fortunately, one of my followers, Mr. Thumble Waddle, gave me a link to the documentary and I was finally able to see […]Read More In Flight….
Yesterday, I came across another documentary that was directed by John Akomfrah, who directed “The Last Angel of History.” The Vh1 documentary is “Urban Soul: The Making of Modern R&B,” and it covers the history of R&B from the 70s to now and how artists, like Chaka Khan, The Fugees, Lauryn Hill, and Mary J. […]Read More Taking It From the Streets: The Making of Modern R&B
Do you know how long I have been trying to find this film?! And the only place where I can find it, sells it for almost $300!!!! Directed by Ghana-born English director, John Akomfrah, the 1995 documentary, The Last Angel of History,explores the intersections between Black music, science fiction, and African Diasporic religion, spirituality and […]Read More The Last Angel of History