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The Resource Freedom riders, a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant

Freedom riders, a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant

Label
Freedom riders
Title
Freedom riders
Statement of responsibility
a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant
Title variation
Freedom riders
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
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)
  • American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Shepard ; editors, Lewis Erskine, Aljernon Tunsil ; original music, Tom Phillips
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 subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.F74 2011
PerformerNote
No credits available
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Grant, Laurens
  • Phillips, Tom
  • Shepherd, Robert
  • Erskine, Lewis
  • Tunsil, Aljernon
  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • American Experience Films
  • Firelight Films (Firm)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
Runtime
120
Series statement
American experience
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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, a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010
  • Based in part on the book Freedom riders: 1961 and the struggle for racial justice, by Raymond Arsenault
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
Contents
Segregated travel -- Training the riders -- Boarding the buses -- Violence in Anniston -- The Birmingham mob -- Flying to New Orleans -- Diane Nash -- Bull Conner's Birmingham -- The Montgomery bus riot -- Martial law in Montgomery -- Continuing the rides -- Parchman Penitentiary -- Justice at last
Control code
ocn691258761
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887014045
  • 841887014557
  • 841887014632
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
amazon
System control number
(OCoLC)691258761
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Freedom riders, a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010
  • Based in part on the book Freedom riders: 1961 and the struggle for racial justice, by Raymond Arsenault
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
Contents
Segregated travel -- Training the riders -- Boarding the buses -- Violence in Anniston -- The Birmingham mob -- Flying to New Orleans -- Diane Nash -- Bull Conner's Birmingham -- The Montgomery bus riot -- Martial law in Montgomery -- Continuing the rides -- Parchman Penitentiary -- Justice at last
Control code
ocn691258761
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887014045
  • 841887014557
  • 841887014632
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
amazon
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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