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Frantz Fanon : Black Skin, White Mask This documentary - mixing dramatic reconstruction, archive footage and first-hand testimony - analyses racism in the colonial and post-colonial worlds through the life of Frantz Fanon , one of the century's major black intellectuals.
Fanon was a French citizen who enlisted in the fight against the Nazis. But his roots - the Caribbean island of Martinique - meant he was a figure feared and suspected in post-war
France. His worked as a psychiatrist in Algeria, but resigned in 1956 after becoming an outspoken critic of French policy there. He was expelled and died before Algeria secured independence, but his legacy lives on in the books Black Skin, White Masks and The Wretched of the Earth.
Colin Salmon plays Fanon in flashback while Fanon's son, Oliver, is amongthe interviewees casting light upon a man Jean-Paul Sartre regarded as a spokesman forthe developing world. Director Isaac Julien ; Producer Mark Nash

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Unknown: Frantz Fanon
Unknown: Frantz Fanon
Unknown: Jean-Paul Sartre
Director: Isaac Julien
Producer: Mark Nash

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