Double Bill/ Looking for Langston + Derek

Directed by Isaac Julien

Award-winning British filmmaker Isaac Julien’s lyrical and poetic consideration of the life of revered Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes plus Julien’s collaboration with Tilda Swinton on the life of Derek Jarman.

Using archive footage, the documentary is centred in a day-long interview Jarman gave to Colin McCabe in the 80s.


146 minutes

Country of origin:
Great Britain

Year of production:
1989 + 2008