Essay

St. Clair Bourne and Paul Robeson United

By Violet Lucca

The cinematic intersection of two African-American pioneers yielded a pair of Robeson explorations, made by Bourne 30 years apart, and a doc that feels as if driven by Robeson’s guiding principles.

Past Screening

Paul Robeson: Here I Stand

Directed by St. Clair Bourne

Bourne’s epic biographical portrait of Robeson is a master class in the synthesis of archival research and modern documentary filmmaking.

Last available Jul 29 2020