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Directed by | Mike Dibb

Genre documentary  |  Length: 160mins  |  Year of production: 2004

Edward Said, professor of Literature at Columbia University and one of the most important cultural critics of the late 20th century, was for decades one of the most articulate and principled advocates of the Palestinian struggle. His critical academic writing, voluminous political commentary, and passionate defence of the rights of all oppressed peoples, marked Said out as one of the 20th century�s foremost public intellectuals and humanists. Suffering from terminal leukemia since the early 1990s, Said gradually reduced his public appearances and declined to give interviews in the final years of his life. He made one exception in agreeing to speak in 2002 with Charles Glass, renowned investigative journalist, broadcaster, and Middle East analyst. Directed by Mike Dibb (Ways of Seeing with John Berger), The Last Interview is a captivating portrait of Said, who speaks about his political, personal, and scholarly life frankly and in depth.