September 1, 2004: Headlines: COS - Peru: Film: Movies: Film Making: Documentaries: Hollywood: Black: Media Artists: Peru RPCV St. Clair Bourne's movie "The Search" is a docudrama about one of the first African-American Peace Corps volunteers who returns to the site of his past assignment in search of his host country counterpart now suspected of terrorist activity.

Peace Corps Online: Directory: Peru: Peace Corps Peru: The Peace Corps in Peru: September 1, 2004: Headlines: COS - Peru: Film: Movies: Film Making: Documentaries: Hollywood: Black: Media Artists: Peru RPCV St. Clair Bourne's movie "The Search" is a docudrama about one of the first African-American Peace Corps volunteers who returns to the site of his past assignment in search of his host country counterpart now suspected of terrorist activity.

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Peru RPCV St. Clair Bourne's movie "The Search" is a docudrama about one of the first African-American Peace Corps volunteers who returns to the site of his past assignment in search of his host country counterpart now suspected of terrorist activity.

Peru RPCV St. Clair Bourne's movie The Search is a docudrama about one of the first African-American Peace Corps volunteers who returns to the site of his past assignment in search of his host country counterpart now suspected of terrorist activity.

Peru RPCV St. Clair Bourne's movie "The Search" is a docudrama about one of the first African-American Peace Corps volunteers who returns to the site of his past assignment in search of his host country counterpart now suspected of terrorist activity.

St. Clair Bourne

1989 Fellow

Guilford, CT

The Search

A docudrama about one of the first African-American Peace Corps volunteers who returns to the site of his past assignment in search of his host country counterpart now suspected of terrorist activity.

Selected Works

Film

Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks (2000)

Paul Robeson: Here I Stand! (1999)

John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk (1998)

Making "Do The Right Thing" (1989)

Langston Hughes: The Dreamkeeper (1988)

The Black and The Green (1987)

In Motion: Amiri Baraka (1986)

Big City Blues (1985)

Let The Church Say Amen! (1973)

Accomplishments

St. Clair Bourne has specialized in exploring the African Diaspora internationally with an eye toward finding common links among people of African descent. Over the past 25 years, he has produced, directed and/or written more than 40 film productions, including documentaries for HBO, PBS, NBC, BBC and National Geographic, in addition to his own independent documentaries. The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC have presented retrospectives of his work. He received the Oscar Micheaux Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Black Programming Consortium, a John Russworm Citation for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism and was nominated for three Emmys for his recent documentary Half Past Autumn, about the photo-journalist and filmmaker Gordon Parks.

News

April - May 2004

St. Clair Bourne's 25-year career was honored in February with a Director's View Documentarian Award, given by the Director's View Film Festival.

September 2003

St. Clair Bourne's A Great and Mighty Walk, a documentary about controversial scholar and activist John Henrik Clarke, screened at the Black Panther Film Festival in July in New York. Bourne also participated on a discussion panel about the photographic essay Black Panthers 1968.

March 2003

St. Clair Bourne recently completed a documentary short called Heritage of the Black West, which explores both the historical and contemporary West through the lives of Black frontier men and women. In February his feature-length documentary about the singer and activist Paul Robeson, Paul Robeson: Here I Stand, was re-broadcast on national public television.

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