Making History

Édouard Glissant is widely acknowledged as one of the most important Caribbean writers of the past half-century. In 2002, Linton Kwesi Johnson became the only second living poet and first black poet to have his work published in Penguin`s Modern Classic series. Both poets are major key-figures of this and the last century, Linton Kwesi Johnson, the father of Dub poetry and Edouard Glissant, has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in literature for his writings on creolization processes and aesthetics of worldliness. These two friends meet on a summer day…. Directed by Karen D. McKinnon and Caecilia Tripp and starring Edouard Glissant, Linton Kwesi Johnson and Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, with music by LKJ and Paul D. Miller a.k.a. DJ Spooky That Subliminal Child.


A B3 Media Film, 2008
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