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A cinematic portrait of the larger than life Samuel R. Delany, a visionary and subversive novelist and one of the most important and innovative writers of the last fifty years. Delany, the grandson of a slave, is an award-winning author, gay activist, cultural and social historian, professor, essayist and literary critic. Best known as the author of "Dhalgren" and "Babel-17" and winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula awards, he recently received the Grand Master award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. He remains an icon in the literary, gay and African-American communities.

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