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Ulysses Jenkins: Video Griot

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    The third work of Ulysses Jenkins’s VIDEO GRIOTS TRILOGY—a series of video meditations on history and culture in the which the filmmaker uses archival footage, photographs, image processing, and an elegiac soundtrack to construct an “other” hist...

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    Directed by Ulysses Jenkins • 2006 • United States

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    Directed by Ulysses Jenkins • 2007 • United States

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