Filmography

Hamlet, USA, 1951-1952, 8mm film, 40 min

The Silver Spur, USA, 1956, 16mm film

Paris á I’Aube (with Johan van der Keuken), France, 1957, 35mm film, color, 10 min

Une Tragédie en Trois Mauvaises Actions, France, IDHEC, 1958, 35mm film, 5 min

Amal, Algeria, 1960, 35mm film, b/w, sound, 21 min, written and directed by: James Blue, cinematographer: Paul Fougerol, pro­duced by: Les Studios Africa/Georges Derocles, produced for. Direction de I’Agriculture et des Forets, © Georges Derocles

Le Voleur, Algeria, 1960, 35mm film, b/w, silent, 20 min

La Princesse Muette, Algeria, 1960, 35mm film, b/w, silent, 12 min L’Avare, Algeria, 1960, 35mm film, b/w, silent, short

Le Jardin des Roses, Algeria, 1960, 35mm film, b/w, silent, 18 min L’Endormi, Algeria, 1961, 35mm film, b/w, silent, 10 min

Le Menuisier, Algeria, 1961, 35mm film, b/w, silent, 10 min Le Match-de-Catch, Algeria, 1961, 35mm film, b/w, silent, 12 min

Les Oliviers de la Justice [The Olive Trees of Justice], Algeria/France, 1962,35mm film, b/w, sound, 78 min, written by: Jean Pelegri, Sylvain Dhomme, James Blue, after a novel by: Jean Pelegri (1956, Editions Gallimard, Paris), directed by: James Blue, dialogue: Jean Pelegri, cin ematographer: Julius Rascheff with Ouakil Boubekeur, edited by. Su­zanne Gaveau, Marie-Claude Bariset, music: Maurice Jarre, produced by: Les Studio Africa/Georges Derocles, © Georges Derocles

A Letter from Colombia, Colombia/USA, 1962,35mm film, b/w sound, 9:30 min, written, directed, and narrated by: James Blue,          cinema tographer: Stevan Lamer, produced by: United States Information Agency (USIA)

The School at Rincon Santo, Colombia/USA, 1962,35mm film, b/w, sound, 10:40 min, written, directed and narrated by: James Blue, cinematographer: Stevan Larner, produced by: United States Information Agency (USIA)

Evil Wind Out, Colombia/USA, 1962, 35mm film, b/w, sound, 10 min, written, directed and narrated by: James Blue, cinematographer. Stevan Larner, produced by: United States Information Agency (USIA)

The March (The March on Washington, August 28, 1963), USA, 1963-1964, 35mm film, b/w, sound, 32 min, directed and narrated by: James Blue, produced by: United States Information Service (USIS)

A Few Notes on Our Food Problem, Taiwan/lndia/Kenya/Brazil/USA, 1968, 35mm film, color, sound, 35 min, written, directed and narrated by: James Blue, cinematographer and co-director: Stevan Larner, co-written by: Gill Dennis, edited by: Lee Alexander, Meyer Odze, produced by: United States Information Agency (USIA)

Karate Texas (with David MacDougall), USA, 1971-1973, Super 8 film, color, unfinished

Kenya Boran, Parts I and II (with David MacDougall), 1974,16mm film, color, sound, 66 min, directed by: James Blue, David   MacDougall, cinematographer: David MacDougall, sound: James Blue, produced by: Norman Miller in cooperation with National Film School of Great Britain and the ministry of Natural Resources, Government of Kenya, with a grant from the National Science Foundation (USA)

Boran Herdsmen (with David MacDougall), 1974,16mm film, color, 20 min

Boran Women (with David MacDougall), 1974,16mm film, color, 20 min

Harambee – “Pull Together” (with David MacDougall), 1974, 16mm film,   color, 20 min

Who Killed Fourth Ward? A non-fiction Mystery in Three Parts, USA,1976-1977, Super 8 film, transferred to 2 inch video for broadcast, color, sound, produced and directed by: James Blue, cinematogra­pher: Brian Huberman, sound and edited by: Ed Hugetz, with: Tom Wright (Journalist), produced with support from: Media Center at Rice University, Houston, Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP), National Endowment for the Arts, KUHT-TV, Channel 8, Houston, TX,

Part One: Witnesses, 54:30 min;

Part Two:Suspects, 61:20 min;

Part Three: The Guilty, 57 min

The Invisible City (Houston’s Housing Crisis) (with Adèle Naudé Santos), USA, 1979, Super 8 film and 3k inch video, color, sound, directed by: James Blue, Adèle Naudé Santos, video and film production: Lynn Corcoran, Tom Sims, produced with support from: Texas Committee for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities, KUHT-TV, Channel 8, Houston, TX, Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP), produced by: SWAMP, humanist advisors: Baruch Brody (Rice University, Houston, Chairman Dept. Philosophy), June Holly (Director, Houston Committee for the Hu­manities and Public Policy), Harold Hyman (Rice University, Chair­man Dept. Sociology), Naomi Lede’ (TSU, Director of Research, Urban Resources Center), William Simon (University of Houston, Professor of Sociology), Maria-Luisa Urdaneta (University of Texas, San Antonio, Medical Anthropologist), Douglas Uzzell (SMU, Urban Anthropologist)

Part #1, 59:30 min

Part #2, 29 min

Part #3, 29 min

Part #4, 29 min

Part #5, 59:30 min

The Invisible City (Summary) (with Adèle Naudé Santos), USA, 1980, Super 8 film and % inch video, color, sound, 60 min, directed by: James Blue, Adèle Naudé Santos, video and film production: Lynn Corcoran, Tom Sims, produced with support from: Texas Committee for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities, KUHT-TV, Channel 8, Houston, TX, South­west Alternate Media Project (SWAMP), produced by: SWAMP, humanist advisors: Baruch Brody (Rice University, Houston, Chairman Dept. Philosophy), June Holly (Director, Houston Committee for the Humanities & Public Policy), Harold Hyman (Rice University, Chairman Dept. Sociology), Naomi Lede’ (TSU, Director of Research, Urban Resources Center), William Simon (University of Houston, Professor of Sociology), Maria-Luisa Urdaneta (University of Texas, San Antonio, Medical Anthropolo­gist), Douglas Uzzell (SMU, Urban Anthropologist)

 

Unproduced scripts

King’s Mountain and Its Heroes (with Richard Blue and Gill Dennis), USA, 1970, script for a feature film

Gill Dennis, Watch for the Razor Act, USA, 1968, script based on an idea and research of James Blue

 

Participation

Hawaii USA, 1966, color, 89 min, directed by: George Roy Hill, super­visor of the prologue sequence (4 min): James Blue

The Talisman, also known as The Savage American, USA, 1966, b/w, 93 min, directed by: John Carr, assistant director: James Blue

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