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Words in your face

Title
Words in your face [videorecording] / KTCA ; Twin Cities Public Television ; produced by Washington Square Films, Inc. ; directed by Mark Pellington ; produced by Terry McCoy and Bob Holman.
Publication
Saint Paul, Minn. : Twin Cities Public Television, c1991.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (28 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Series Statement
Alive from off center
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Television.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Music, Tom Hajdu, Andy Milburn ; director of photography, Steve Kazmierski ; editing, Walter Schloman ; production design, Lisa Weger ; executive producer, Joshua Blum. For Alive from Off Center: producer, John Ligon ; executive in charge, Gerald Richman ; executive producer, Alyce Dissette.
Event (note)
  • Telecast on KTCA's series Alive from off center (program #701).
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8130
OCLC
  • 30118052
  • 30118052
Title
Words in your face [videorecording] / KTCA ; Twin Cities Public Television ; produced by Washington Square Films, Inc. ; directed by Mark Pellington ; produced by Terry McCoy and Bob Holman.
Imprint
Saint Paul, Minn. : Twin Cities Public Television, c1991.
Series
Alive from off center
Credits
Music, Tom Hajdu, Andy Milburn ; director of photography, Steve Kazmierski ; editing, Walter Schloman ; production design, Lisa Weger ; executive producer, Joshua Blum. For Alive from Off Center: producer, John Ligon ; executive in charge, Gerald Richman ; executive producer, Alyce Dissette.
Performer
Performers and works in order of appearance: Matthew Courtney (Honey, I'm home); Sharon Mesmer (Jean-Paul Sartre); Carl Watson (from Heart attack); Don Bajema (I know what you women want); Maggie Estep (I swear); Bob Holman (The United States of Poetry); Nicole Breedlove (from Front page or bust); Deacon Lunchbox (Lewis Grizzard, I'm calling you out); John Leguizamo (Latinisms), with musicians Rene DeJesus, Roland Ramos, Federico Vasquez; Heather B. (A positive piece); Sekou Sundiata (from Blink your eyes); Willie Perdomo (from Nigger-Reecan blues), with Paul Beatty, Tito Lespier; Suzan-Lori Parks (from Blacks and Jews in New York); Mutabaruka (The prisoner); Peter Cook (I am ordered now to talk); KRS-1 (You must learn); Todd Colby (Lemon brown); Jessica Hagedorn (Food to break the sadness), with Paloma Hagedorn Woo; Thomas Pinnock (An immigrant folk tale).
Commentary: Henry Rollins.
Event
Telecast on KTCA's series Alive from off center (program #701).
Summary
Exploration of the power of words, as demonstrated through poets' performances of their works. Focuses on the expression of negative emotions and actions, and the use of words both as a tool of and protest against racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression.
Local Subject
Television. Alive from off-center.
Added Author
Pellington, Mark, 1962- film director.
McCoy, Terri. Producer
Holman, Bob, 1948- Producer
Holman, Bob, 1948- Performer
Hajdu, Tom. Composer
Milburn, Andrew. Composer
Dissette, Alyce. Producer
Rollins, Henry, 1961- Commentator
Courtney, Matthew. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Mesmer, Sharon. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Watson, Carl. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Bajema, Don. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Estep, Maggie. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Breedlove, Nicole. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Lunchbox, Deacon, -1992. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Leguizamo, John, performer.
B., Heather. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Sundiata, Sekou. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Perdomo, Willie. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Parks, Suzan-Lori, performer.
Mutabaruka, 1952- Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Cook, Peter. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
KRS-One (Musician) Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Colby, Todd. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Hagedorn, Jessica Tarahata, 1949- Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Pinnock, Thomas. Performer. Author in quotations or text abstracts
Washington Square Films.
KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.)
Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.)
Added Title
Gift of Dance Theater Workshop.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-8130
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