To Drive the Dark Away: A Vision of John Langstaff
Through archival family photos, old footage, and interviews with Langstaff and others, the life of John Langstaff is documented in this moving new DVD by David Nath. Nath follows his subject from choirboy days in Manhattan and family 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 also see Langstaff himself reflecting on the many influences and traditional elements in Revels. This DVD is a fascinating and invaluable look into the mind and heart of a creative genius.