Georgia, Georgia

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Georgia, Georgia
Directed byStig Björkman
Produced byJack Jordan
Written byMaya Angelou
Screenplay byMaya Angelou
StarringDiana Sands
Dirk Benedict
Music byMaya Angelou
CinematographyAndreas Bellis
Edited bySten-Göran Camitz
Release date
  • 1972 (1972)
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 screenplay written by a black woman;[2] Angelou also wrote the film's soundtrack, 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 (88): 2.
  3. ^ Gillespie, Marcia Ann; Butler, Rosa Johnson; Long, Richard A. (2008). Maya Angelou: A Glorious Celebration. New York: Random House. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-385-51108-7.
  4. ^ Angelou, Maya (2013). Mom & Me & Mom. New York: Random House. pp. 168–178. ISBN 1-4000-6611-5.

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