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The Resource Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (videorecording)

Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (videorecording)

Label
Freedom riders
Title
Freedom riders
Statement of responsibility
American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson
Contributor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplishment of youth and what can result from the incredible combination of personal conviction and the courage to organize against all odds
Member of
Awards note
Nominated, Best Documentary Screenplay (Stanley Nelson), 2011 Writers Guild of America Awards ; Official Selection, 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Cataloging source
LPU
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Editors, Lewis Erskine, Aljernon Tunsil ; original music, Tom Phillips ; director of photography, Robert Shepard ; original concept developed by Paul Taylor ; series producer, Susan Bellows
Date time place
Television premiere, May 16, 2011, on the PBS series American Experience
Dewey number
323.1196073
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Optional English SDH for the hearing impaired
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.F74 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Grant, Laurens
  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Phillips, Tom
  • Firelight Media
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
Runtime
115
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Freedom Rides, 1961
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Racism
  • Race discrimination
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • African Americans
  • Segregation
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/watch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based in part on the book Freedom riders: 1961 and the struggle for racial justice, by Raymond Arsenault
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010
Bar code
  • 31223124178865
  • 31223096886586
  • 31223124178840
  • 31223096886735
  • 31223124178824
  • 31223124178832
  • 31223124178857
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen presentation.
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014045
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)691258761
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/freedomriders/watch
Publication
Note
  • Based in part on the book Freedom riders: 1961 and the struggle for racial justice, by Raymond Arsenault
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010
Bar code
  • 31223124178865
  • 31223096886586
  • 31223124178840
  • 31223096886735
  • 31223124178824
  • 31223124178832
  • 31223124178857
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen presentation.
Extent
1 videodisc (115 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014045
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)691258761
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD

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