Ashley Clark, senior programmer of Brooklyn's BAMcinématek, has made his 52-page monograph, Black Audio Film Collective 1980s–1990s, available to read online. It contains essays and new interviews with John Akomfrah, Reece Auguiste, Trevor Mathison and Gaylene Gould. The publication accompanies Clark’s Neither/Nor program for the True/False Film Fest in Columbia, Missouri.
Black Audio Film Collective, 1980s–1990s
FILMJohn Akomfrah, 1996, 45’
A sci-fi documentary about Africa, history and memory. Legend has it that in the 1930s itinerant blues man Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil in order to play the blues.