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The Resource The African Americans : many rivers to cross, a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Peter Kunhardt, Dyllan McGee ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; THIRTEEN Productions, LLC

The African Americans : many rivers to cross, a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Peter Kunhardt, Dyllan McGee ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; THIRTEEN Productions, LLC

Label
The African Americans : many rivers to cross
Title
The African Americans
Title remainder
many rivers to cross
Statement of responsibility
a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Peter Kunhardt, Dyllan McGee ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; THIRTEEN Productions, LLC
Title variation
Many rivers to cross
Creator
Contributor
Broadcaster
Director of photography
Film distributor
Host
Production company
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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African Americans (Television program)
Credits note
Editors, Nancy Novack, Kim Miille, Paula Heredia, Bruce Shaw, Howard Sharp ; original score by Paul Brill ; closing theme by Wynton Marsalis ; directors of photography, Graham Smith, Stephen McCarthy
Dewey number
973.0496073
Intended audience
  • Not rated
  • Grade level: College, Adult
Language note
Closed-captioned; English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH] and optional English video description
LC call number
E185.A375
LC item number
2013
PerformerNote
Host: Henry Louis Gates Jr
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  • 1982-
  • 1968-
  • 1961-
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  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Goodman, Rachel Dretzin
  • Kunhardt, Peter W.
  • McGee, Dyllan
  • Streeter, Sabin
  • Wignot, Jamila
  • Bertelsen, Phil
  • Gladsjo, Leslie Asako
  • Novack, Nancy
  • Miille, Kim
  • Heredia, Paula
  • Shaw, Bruce
  • Sharp, Howard
  • Brill, Paul
  • Marsalis, Wynton
  • Smith, Graham
  • McCarthy, Stephen
  • Kunhardt McGee Productions
  • Inkwell Films (Firm)
  • Ark Media (Firm)
  • Thirteen Productions
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
360
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  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civilization
  • United States
Technique
live action
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Label
The African Americans : many rivers to cross, a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Peter Kunhardt, Dyllan McGee ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; THIRTEEN Productions, LLC
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS Television in 2013
  • DVD release date January 28, 2014, from Amazon.com
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Making a way out of no way (1897-1940)
  • director/producer, Phil Bertelsen
  • Rise! (1940-1968)
  • director/producer, Phil Bertelsen
  • A more perfect union (1968-2013)
  • directors/producers, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Jamila Wignot
  • Disc 1.
  • The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)
  • director/producer, Sabin Streeter
  • The age of slavery (1800-1860)
  • director/producer, Sabin Streeter
  • Into the fire (1861-1896)
  • director/producer, Jamila Wignot
  • Disc 2.
Control code
ocn864447394
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.)
Isbn
9781608839971
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020008
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • AARC600
  • AARC600.1
  • AARC600.2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)864447394
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.66:1); stereo
Terms governing use
"Purchaser shall not publicly perform (except pursuant to the terms of any separately purchased public performance license) and shall not copy, alter, digitize or stream this DVD."--Back cover of container.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The African Americans : many rivers to cross, a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions & Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Peter Kunhardt, Dyllan McGee ; written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; THIRTEEN Productions, LLC
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS Television in 2013
  • DVD release date January 28, 2014, from Amazon.com
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Making a way out of no way (1897-1940)
  • director/producer, Phil Bertelsen
  • Rise! (1940-1968)
  • director/producer, Phil Bertelsen
  • A more perfect union (1968-2013)
  • directors/producers, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Jamila Wignot
  • Disc 1.
  • The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)
  • director/producer, Sabin Streeter
  • The age of slavery (1800-1860)
  • director/producer, Sabin Streeter
  • Into the fire (1861-1896)
  • director/producer, Jamila Wignot
  • Disc 2.
Control code
ocn864447394
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.)
Isbn
9781608839971
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887020008
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • AARC600
  • AARC600.1
  • AARC600.2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)864447394
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.66:1); stereo
Terms governing use
"Purchaser shall not publicly perform (except pursuant to the terms of any separately purchased public performance license) and shall not copy, alter, digitize or stream this DVD."--Back cover of container.
Video recording format
DVD

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