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Bearing witness and burning illusions: Menelik Shabazz, 1954-2021

The pioneering Black British filmmaker Menelik Shabazz has died aged 67. In this feature from April 1989’s Monthly Film Bulletin, he explains the filmmaking ethos behind Burning an Illusion and Time and Judgement.

By Menelik Shabazz

Bearing witness and burning illusions: Menelik Shabazz, 1954-2021