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Frank Cassenti

Archie Shepp: Je suis jazz... c'est ma vie

Edition 1984
52' - 1984 - Documentary - Dialogue: English
Director: Frank Cassenti Composer: Archie Shepp With: Cheikh Fall, Clifford Jarvis, Siegfried Kessler, Archie Shepp

This film was screened in a double bill with MYSTERY, MR. RA.

Jazz legend Archie Shepp toplines this unique and informative documentary. It intercuts performance footage of Shepp with interviews where he speaks candidly about such topics as Jazz’s African origins, the genre’s “revolutionary” purpose, and the social isolation of African Americans today.

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Credits

Director

Frank Cassenti

Composer

Archie Shepp

With

Cheikh Fall, Clifford Jarvis, Siegfried Kessler, Archie Shepp

Director of Photography

Jean-Michel Humeau, François Manceaux, Bruno Privat

Editor

Michèle-Annie Mercier

Producer

Hubert Niogret

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America, France

Year

1984

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