To Drive the Dark Away: A Vision of John Langstaff

 

The life of John Langstaff is documented in this moving new DVD by David Nath.

 
 
Price: $15.00
 
Item Number: DVD2
 

Through archival family photos, old footage and interviews with Langstaff and The life of John Langstaff is documented in this moving new DVD by David Nath. Through archival family photos, old footage and interviews with Langstaff and others, the filmmaker follows his subject from choirboy days in Manhattan and fmaily Christmas parties in Brooklyn Heights through military service and a teaching career, tracing the steps that led to his creation of The Christmas Revels. We see Langstaff himself reflecting on the many infulences and traditional elements in Revels. A fascinating and invaluable look into the mind and heart of a creative genius of the 20th century.