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Voodoo Macbeth

Synopsis
Feature film. Fictionalised telling of the true story of the 1936 Orson Welles production of Macbeth in Harlem with an all-Black cast, the action relocated to the 19th century in a country reminiscent of Haiti.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2021
Notes
Made with a grant from Warner Bros, this ambitious student film from the USC School of Cinematic Arts was co-directed by ten people.
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Credits

Director
Agazi Desta; Christopher Beaton; Dagmawi Abebe; Ernesto Sandoval; Hannah Bang; Roy Arwas; Sabina Vajraca; Tiffany Kontoyiannis; Victor Alonso-Berbel; Zoe Salnave
Producer
John Watson (2)
Cinematographer
Bash Achkar
Music
Jongnic Bontemps
Cast
Ashli Haynes 
Daniel Kuhlman 
Ephraim López 
Gary McDonald 
Hunter Bodine 
Inger Tudor 
Jewell Wilson Bridges 
June Schreiner 
Wrekless Watson 

Production Company

Name

University of Southern California

Name

Warner Bros Pictures

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