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Freedom summer.

Title
Freedom summer. Mississippi 1964 / directed by Stanley Nelson.
Publication
[Arlington, VA]: PBS, [2014]
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Additional Authors
  • Nelson, Stanley, 1951-
  • Readdean, Cyndee
  • Bellows, Susan
  • Grimberg, Sharon
  • Samels, Mark
  • Taormina, Catherine
  • Hopson, Brian
  • Tunsil, Aljernon
  • Phillips, Tom, 1952-
  • Rossi, Antonio (Cinematographer)
  • American Experience Films, production company.
  • Firelight Films (Firm), production company.
  • WGBH Educational Foundation, production company.
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
  • PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Description
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
"In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation's most segregated states ... even in the face of intimidation, physical violence, and death"--Container.
Uniform Title
American experience (Television program) Freedom summer.
Alternative Title
Mississippi 1964
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentary television programs.
  • Nonfiction television programs.
  • Historical television programs.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits (note)
  • Producers, Stanley Nelson, Cyndee Readdean ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; senior producer, Sharon Grimberg ; series producer, Susan Bellows ; screenwriter, Stanley Nelson ; cinematographer, Antonio Rossi ; editor, Aljernon Tunsil ; composer, Tom Phillips ; a Firelight Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation.
Event (note)
  • Originally produced as an episode of the PBS television program American Experience on June 24, 2014.
Audience (note)
  • Rating: TV-PG.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, NTSC, region 1, wide screen, 5.1 surround.
Language (note)
  • In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Awards (note)
  • Official selection, Sundance Film Festival 2014.
Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1536
ISBN
  • 9781627890229
  • 162789022X
LCCN
841887021289
OCLC
  • 879579973
  • 879579973
Title
Freedom summer. Mississippi 1964 / directed by Stanley Nelson.
Publisher
[Arlington, VA]: PBS, [2014]
Edition
Wide screen version.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Physical Medium
DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Digital File Characteristics
video file DVD video region 1
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, wide screen, 5.1 surround.
Performer
Voice over actors, Catherine Taormina, Brian Hopson.
Credits
Producers, Stanley Nelson, Cyndee Readdean ; executive producer, Mark Samels ; senior producer, Sharon Grimberg ; series producer, Susan Bellows ; screenwriter, Stanley Nelson ; cinematographer, Antonio Rossi ; editor, Aljernon Tunsil ; composer, Tom Phillips ; a Firelight Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation.
Event
Originally produced as an episode of the PBS television program American Experience on June 24, 2014.
Audience
Rating: TV-PG.
Language
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Awards
Official selection, Sundance Film Festival 2014.
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Added Author
Nelson, Stanley, 1951- film director, film producer, screenwrter.
Readdean, Cyndee, film producer.
Bellows, Susan, television producer.
Grimberg, Sharon, television producer.
Samels, Mark, television producer.
Taormina, Catherine, voice actor.
Hopson, Brian, voice actor.
Tunsil, Aljernon, editor of moving image work.
Phillips, Tom, 1952- composer.
Rossi, Antonio (Cinematographer), cinematographer.
American Experience Films, production company.
Firelight Films (Firm), production company.
WGBH Educational Foundation, production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Other Standard Identifier
841887021289
Publisher No.
FRSU601 PBS
Research Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1536
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