The Stuart Hall Project (2013)



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Stuart Hall is one of the most influential and esteemed cultural theorists of his generation. A thinker and commentator, his is one of the intellectual giants of the last sixty years. This documentary takes the viewer on a roller coaster ride through the upheavals, struggles and turning points that made the 20th century the most important period of global political change to date. This is a documentary told through the ideas of Stuart Hall and heard through the sonic landscape of the music of Miles Davis.


Critic Reviews for The Stuart Hall Project

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

An absorbing account.

Sep 5, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Akomfrah finds an imaginative way of telling Hall's story.'

Sep 4, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
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The Stuart Hall Project is a brave piece of filmmaking.

Aug 23, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Simultaneously elegiac and light, dense and accessible, The Stuart Hall Project is a singular work with a built-in replay value, and possessed of its own distinct sensibility.

Jul 31, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a rare and welcome film that devotes itself to the life of a British public intellectual, especially a man as intriguing as Hall.

Sep 6, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A passionate, creative and vibrant tribute to cultural theorist Stuart Hall that should inspire further discussion and reflection on the world we live in.

Sep 5, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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