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The Resource Deacons for Defense, Showtime presents a Robert Rehme production ; a film by Bill Duke ; producer, Mark Little ; produced by Nick Grillo ; story by Michael D'Antonio ; screenplay by Richard Wesley and Frank Military ; directed by Bill Duke

Deacons for Defense, Showtime presents a Robert Rehme production ; a film by Bill Duke ; producer, Mark Little ; produced by Nick Grillo ; story by Michael D'Antonio ; screenplay by Richard Wesley and Frank Military ; directed by Bill Duke

Label
Deacons for Defense
Title
Deacons for Defense
Statement of responsibility
Showtime presents a Robert Rehme production ; a film by Bill Duke ; producer, Mark Little ; produced by Nick Grillo ; story by Michael D'Antonio ; screenplay by Richard Wesley and Frank Military ; directed by Bill Duke
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Set in Louisiana in the 1960s, a group calling themselves Deacons for Defense rise up against the Ku Klux Klan. A hard-working man forms the Black militia group which then became a focal point during civil rights movement
Cataloging source
IGP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ron Stannett. ; editor, Harry Keramidas ; music by Michel Colombier ; Canadian casting by, Stephanie Gorin ; production designer, Peter Emmink
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English (Dolby 5.1 or stereo 2.0) and Spanish (mono.) language soundtracks; closed-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Jonathan Silverman, Ossie Davis, Paul Benjamin, Gene Mack, Beau Starr, Tyrone Benskin, Melanie Nicholls-King, Chris Britton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-
  • 1935-
  • 1945-
  • 1966-
  • 1938-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Duke, Bill
  • Rehme, Robert
  • Little, Mark
  • Grillo, Nick
  • D'Antonio, Michael
  • Wesley, Richard
  • Military, Frank
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Silverman, Jonathan
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Benjamin, Paul
  • Mack, Gene
  • Starr, Beau
  • Benskin, Tyrone
  • Nicholls-King, Melanie
  • Britton, Chris
  • Gorin, Stephanie
  • Colombier, Michel
  • Keramidas, Harry
  • Emmink, Peter
  • Stannett, Ron
  • Showtime Networks
  • Showtime Entertainment
  • Hallmark Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
99
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Deacons for Defense and Justice
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • Deacons for Defense and Justice
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • Civil rights movements
  • African American men
  • African American men
  • Civil rights movements
  • Louisiana
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Deacons for Defense, Showtime presents a Robert Rehme production ; a film by Bill Duke ; producer, Mark Little ; produced by Nick Grillo ; story by Michael D'Antonio ; screenplay by Richard Wesley and Frank Military ; directed by Bill Duke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a made-for TV movie in 2003
  • Special features: filmographies of Forest Whitaker and Jonathan Silverman; interviews with Forest Whitaker and Jonathan Silverman
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53465901
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781932228823
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
758445109320
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
SHO1093
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53465901
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Deacons for Defense, Showtime presents a Robert Rehme production ; a film by Bill Duke ; producer, Mark Little ; produced by Nick Grillo ; story by Michael D'Antonio ; screenplay by Richard Wesley and Frank Military ; directed by Bill Duke
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a made-for TV movie in 2003
  • Special features: filmographies of Forest Whitaker and Jonathan Silverman; interviews with Forest Whitaker and Jonathan Silverman
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53465901
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781932228823
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
758445109320
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
SHO1093
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53465901
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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