Title
Derek
Director
Isaac Julien
Composer
Simon Fisher Turner 1954-
Narrator
Tilda Swinton
Language
English
Publisher
BFI, 2009
1 dvd-video + bonus dvd-video en boekje (38 p.)
Recording date
2008
Playing time
246 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Engels voor slechthorenden
EAN
5035673007976
Placing suggestion
798.53 (SISO) Acteurs - Regisseurs (ZIZO)

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Isaac Julien

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Sir Isaac Julien (born 21 February 1960) is a British installation artist, filmmaker, and distinguished professor of the arts at UC Santa Cruz.

Early life

Julien was born in the East End of London, one of the five children of his parents, who had migrated to Britain from St Lucia. He graduated in 1985 from Saint Martin's School of Art, where he studied painting and fine art film. He co-founded Sankofa Film and Video Collective in 1983, and was a founding member of Normal Films in 1991.

Education

In 1980, Julien organised the Sankofa Film and Video Collective with Martina Attille, Maureen Blackwood, Nadine Marsh-Edwards, and Robert Crusz in response to the social unrest in Britain. Sankofa was "dedicated to developing an independent black film culture in the areas of production, exhibition and audience". He received a BA in fine-art film from Central Sa…Read more on Wikipedia