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Space Is the Place

1hr 22mins
Directed by
John Coney
Sun Ra,
Raymond Johnson,
Barbara Deloney

Avant-jazz mystic Sun Ra brought his pioneering Afrofuturist vision to the screen with this film version of his concept album.

It’s a wild, kaleidoscopic whirl of science fiction, sharp social commentary, goofy pseudo-blaxploitation stylistics, and thrilling concert performance, in which the pharaonic Ra and his Arkestra lead an intergalactic movement to resettle the Black race on their utopian space colony. — Criterion Channel

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