Georgia, Georgia

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Georgia, Georgia
Georgia, Georgia.jpg
Film poster
Directed byStig Björkman
Produced byJack Jordan
Screenplay byMaya Angelou
StarringDiana Sands
Dirk Benedict
Music byMaya Angelou
CinematographyAndreas Bellis
Edited bySten-Göran Camitz
Diotima Films
Jorkel Productions
Distributed byCinerama Releasing Corporation
Release date
  • 10 March 1972 (1972-03-10)
Running time
91 minutes
United States

Georgia, Georgia is a 1972 Swedish-American drama film directed by Stig Björkman. It was entered into the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival.[1] Its screenplay, written by Maya Angelou, is the first known film production for a screenplay written by a Black woman;[2] Angelou also composed the film's score, despite having very little additional input in the making of the film.[3][4]




  1. ^ "Georgia, Georgia". Film Affinity. Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  2. ^ Brown, Avonie (4 January 1997). "Maya Angelou: The Phenomenal Woman Rises Again". New York Amsterdam News. New York City: Amnews Corporation (88): 2.
  3. ^ Gillespie, Butler & Long 2008, p. 105.
  4. ^ Angelou 2013, pp. 168–178.


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