The Resource Showing roots, Michael Mailer Films and Ostar Productions present in association with Upload Films/AM-PM Enterprises a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; produced by Michael Mailer, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson ; written by Susan Batten

Showing roots, Michael Mailer Films and Ostar Productions present in association with Upload Films/AM-PM Enterprises a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; produced by Michael Mailer, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson ; written by Susan Batten

Label
Showing roots
Title
Showing roots
Statement of responsibility
Michael Mailer Films and Ostar Productions present in association with Upload Films/AM-PM Enterprises a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; produced by Michael Mailer, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson ; written by Susan Batten
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1977, as the miniseries "Roots" hits the airwaves, two women are inspired to try and integrate their small Southern town. In a place where there are still "right" and "wrong" sides of the tracks, these two young women - one white, one black - forge an unlikely friendship that sparks a journey of independence and self-discovery, and ultimately results in the creation of the perfect hairdo
Cataloging source
KAA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Yaron Levy ; editor, Andrew Drazek ; composer, John Gromada
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English dialogue; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Maggie Grace, Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth McGovern, Adam Brody, and Cicely Tyson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1964-
  • 1961-
  • 1983-
  • 1961-
  • 1979-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Mailer, Michael
  • Batten, Susan
  • Thurlow, Nick
  • Grace, Maggie
  • Aduba, Uzo
  • McGovern, Elizabeth
  • Brody, Adam
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.)
  • Michael Mailer Films (Firm)
  • Ostar Productions (Firm)
  • Upload Films (Firm)
  • AM-PM Enterprises (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beauty operators
  • African Americans
  • Interracial friendship
  • Race relations
  • Southern States
  • African Americans
  • Beauty operators
  • Interracial friendship
  • Race relations
  • Southern States
Technique
live action
Label
Showing roots, Michael Mailer Films and Ostar Productions present in association with Upload Films/AM-PM Enterprises a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; produced by Michael Mailer, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson ; written by Susan Batten
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen (1.78:1)
  • Special feature: behind the scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn990346925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398265313
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 52379
  • 52213
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Showing roots, Michael Mailer Films and Ostar Productions present in association with Upload Films/AM-PM Enterprises a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; produced by Michael Mailer, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson ; written by Susan Batten
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen (1.78:1)
  • Special feature: behind the scenes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn990346925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398265313
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 52379
  • 52213
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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