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Title Soundtrack for a revolution [videorecording] / Louverture Films presents a Freedom Song production in association with Goldcrest FIlms International and Wild Bunch ; written and directed by Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman.

Imprint [United States] : Docurama Films : Distributed by New Video, [2010]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  323.1196 So84 2010    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; NTSC; Dolby Digital, stereo.
Performer Anthony Hamilton and the Blind Boys of Alabama, Angie Stone, Joss Stone, Mary Mary, the Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir, Wyclef Jean, Richie Havens, The Roots, John Legend.
Credits Executive producer, Danny Glover.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Summary The story of the American civil rights movement through its music, the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. Includes new performances of the freedom songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders. Freedom songs evolved from slave chants, from the labor movement, and even from the black church.
Note Bonus features: musical performances, deleted scenes and interviews, behind-the-scenes photo gallery.
Awards Vancouver International Film Festival Audience Award, 2009 ; Chicago International Film Festival Best Director, 2009.
Subject African Americans -- Music.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Songs and music.
Protest songs -- United States.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- Songs and music.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Added Author Glover, Danny.
Guttentag, William, 1958-
Sturman, Dan. Narrator. Director.
Hamilton, Amde, 1940- Performer.
Stone, Angie. Performer.
Stone, Joss, 1987-
Mary Mary (Musical group) Performer.
Jean, Wyclef. Performer.
Havens, Richie, 1941-2013.
Legend, John, 1978-
Hopscotch Entertainment (Firm)
Blind Boys of Alabama.
Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir.
Roots (Musical group)
Louverture Films (Firm)
Goldcrest Films International.
Wild Bunch (Firm)
Docurama (Firm)
New Video Group.
ISBN 1422988279
Standard No. 767685225103
Music No. NNVG225101 Docurama Films

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