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Title The pleasures of being out of step [videorecording] : notes on the life of Nat Hentoff / Wishing Well Productions presents a documentary film ; produced and directed by David L. Lewis.

Publication Info. [New York] : First Run Features, 2013.

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Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Language In English, optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Performer Featuring, Andre Braugher, Nat Hentoff.
Credits Narrator, Andre Braugher ; director of photography, Tom Hurwitz ; editors, David L. Lewis, Sam Pollard.
Note Originally produced in 2013.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note Profile of jazz writer and civil libertarian Nat Hentoff, who championed jazz as an art form and who also led the rise of "alternative" journalism in America, wrapping the themes of liberty, identity, and free expression around a historical narrative that stretches from the Great Depression to the Patriot Act. Features conversations with Hentoff, plus additional interviews with Amiri Baraka, Stanley Crouch, Floyd Abrams, Aryeh Heier, and Dan Morgenstern. Includes music by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, and Bob Dylan, along with never-before-seen photographs and archival footage of these musicians and other cultural figures.
Summary Nat Hentoff is one of the enduring voices of the last 65 years, a writer who championed jazz as an art form and who also led the rise of 'alternative' journalism in America. This unique documentary wraps the themes of liberty, identity and free expression around a historical narrative that stretches from the Great Depression to the Patriot Act.
Note Special features: How Max came to Candid ; Critic to fan ; WWII ; The New Yorker.
Contents The Village voice -- The jazz gene -- Liner notes -- Civil liberties -- Club kid -- Down beat -- College lessons -- The most important job -- Bob Dylan -- Hippies, feminists, and queers -- Married life -- Greenwich Village -- Lenny Bruce -- Candid -- We insist! -- Moldy figs -- Malcolm X -- Best jazz magazine ever -- The eighties generation -- The sound of jazz -- Family history -- Abortion -- Mingus music -- End of an era -- Are you still here?
Subject Hentoff, Nat.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Jazz -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lewis, David L. (Journalist), film director.
Braugher, Andre, narrator.
Hentoff, Nat, interviewee.
Wishing Well Productions, production company.
First-Run Features (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Out of step
Notes on the life of Nat Hentoff
Standard No. 720229916332
Music No. FRF916332D First Run Features

 
    
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