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Notes of a native son: The world according to James Baldwin - Christina Greer

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In the 1960s, the FBI amassed almost 2,000 documents in an investigation into one of America’s most celebrated minds. The subject of this inquiry was a writer named James Baldwin, one of the best-selling Black authors in the world at the time. What made him loom so large in the imaginations of both the public and the authorities? Christina Greer explores the life and works of James Baldwin.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Christina Greer
  • Director Jérémie Balais, Jeff Le Bars
  • Narrator Christina Greer
  • Animator Jérémie Balais, Jeff Le Bars
  • Sound Designer Raphaël Pibarot
  • Composer Johan Putet
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Associate Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Associate Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Iseult Gillespie
  • Fact-Checker Joseph Isaac

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