Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind


1h 30m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Documentary film on the life of Marcus Garvey, the controversial leader of the largest mass movement of African-Americans (Universal Negro Improvement Association) in the 20th century, progenitor of the modern "black is beautiful" ideal, and a champion of the back-to-Africa movement. Uses archival f

Film Details

Also Known As
American Experience (02/12/01), The
Genre
Documentary
Historical
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Corporation For Public Broadcasting; Pbs
Location
Jamaica

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

Documentary film on the life of Marcus Garvey, the controversial leader of the largest mass movement of African-Americans (Universal Negro Improvement Association) in the 20th century, progenitor of the modern "black is beautiful" ideal, and a champion of the back-to-Africa movement. Uses archival footage, photographs, interviews with historians and former UNIA members and observers, dramatic readings and music.

Crew

Katherine Adatto

Other

Mark Adler

Series Theme ("The American Experience")

Yvonne Michele Anderson

Other

Johanna Baker

Publicist (Wgbh/New York)

Davarian L Baldwin

Research Assistant

Olivia Banner

Additional Research

Kysia Bostic

Music; Music Arrangements

John Bowler

Sound

Earl Brown

Other

Chris Browne

Assistant Camera (Jamaica)

Alrick Burke

Transportation Captain (Jamaica)

Richard Butler

Additional Cinematography

Scott Carrithers

Assistant Camera

Lisa Cerqueira

Publicist (Wgbh/Boston)

Erin Elizabeth Clune

Research Assistant

Pauline Cohall

Caterer (Jamaica)

Rose Compagine

Post-Production ("The American Experience")

Margaret Crimmins

Sound Editor

Maria Daniels

Director New Media ("The American Experience")

Paul Daye

Art Department Production Assistant (Jamaica)

Danielle Dell'olio

Other

Holly Dew

Song/ Song Performer ("Don'T You Hear Po' Mother Callin'")

Mary Dillard

Research Assistant

Gwendolyn D Dixon

Associate Producer

Margaret Drain

Executive Producer ("The American Experience")

James E Dunford

Post-Production ("The American Experience")

Grace C Ekanem

Other

Lewis Erskine

Editor

Nancy Farrell

Other

Quindell E Ferguson

Costume Designer (Jamaica)

Sharon Grimberg

Series Editor ("The American Experience")

Beverly Hamilton

Additional Research

Shayla Harris

Production Assistant

Sue Henzell

Art Direction (Jamaica)

Robert Hill

Executive Consultant

Byron Hurt

Production Assistant

Lloyd Jackson

Production Assistant (Jamaica)

Arthur Jafa

Principal Cinematography

Armon James

Driver (Jamaica)

John Jenkins

Sound Mixer ("The American Experience")

Suzanne Jobson

Casting Director (Jamaica)

Andre Jones

Other

Sean R Jones

Computer Graphics/ After Effects

Alison Kennedy

Other

Martha King

Production Assistant

Rena Kosersky

Music Supervisor

Christine Larson

Business Manager ("The American Experience")

Alan Lomax

Song Adapter And Arranger ("Don'T You Hear Po' Mother Callin'"), Song Recordist ("Coming Down With A Bunch Of Roses" "Jane And Louisa" "Don'T You Hear Po' Mother Callin'")

Sheila Maniar

Archival Research

Nick Mavrosan

Photo Animator

J J Mcgeehan

Music; Music Arrangements

J.j. Mcgeehan

Music

Cedric Mengum

Song Arranger ("Keep Oil In Your Vessels")

Rico Morris

Production Assistant (Jamaica)

Susan Mottau

Coordinating Producer ("The American Experience")

Stanley Nelson

Producer

Daphne B Noyes

Publicist (Wgbh/Boston)

Julia O'farrow

Other

Melina Pappademos

Research Assistant

Adrienne M Petty

Research Assistant

Yolanda Ricketts

Production Assistant (Jamaica)

Sherae Rimpsey

Production Assistant

Linford Roye

Grip (Jamaica)

Helen R Russell

Other

Mark Samels

Senior Producer ("The American Experience")

Sabrina Schmidt Gordon

Computer Graphics/ After Effects

Greg Shea

Other

Robert Shepard

Principal Cinematography

Marcia Smith

Screenwriter

Mark Steele

On-Line Editor ("The American Experience")

Rebekah Suggs

Other

J.t. Takagi

Sound

Aljernon Tunsil

Assistant Editor

Maxine F Walters

Field Producer (Jamaica)

Trifari White

Other

Kerrie Young

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
American Experience (02/12/01), The
Genre
Documentary
Historical
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Corporation For Public Broadcasting; Pbs
Location
Jamaica

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2000

Released in United States February 12, 2001

Released in United States January 2001

Released in United States September 2000

Shown at African Diaspora Film Festival in New York City November 24 - December 10, 2000.

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Documentary Competition) in Park City, Utah January 18-28, 2001.

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at African Diaspora Film Festival in New York City November 24 - December 10, 2000.)

Shown at the IFP Market/(IFFM) in New York City September 15-22, 2000.

Telecast as a presentation of "The American Experience."

Released in United States January 2001 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Documentary Competition) in Park City, Utah January 18-28, 2001.)

Released in United States February 12, 2001

Released in United States September 2000 (Shown at the IFP Market/(IFFM) in New York City September 15-22, 2000.)