Welcome to Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature carved out to celebrate TV and Film’s progressive past.
Today, we honour one of the pioneers of the Afrofuturism creative movement….Sun Ra.
Born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1914, the multi-talented visionary moved to Chicago as part of the Second Great Migration and rose to fame on the wings of a genre he created name cosmic jazz.
Waiting below? His 1974 movie ‘Space is the Place.’
The movie was released in the November of 1974 and was written by Ra and Joshua Smith.
On production? Jim Newman.