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Dickerson, Ernest R. 1952-

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Most widely held works by Ernest R Dickerson
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container
The Walking Dead by Andrew Lincoln( Visual )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waking up in an empty hospital after weeks in a coma, County Sheriff Rick Grimes finds himself alone. The world he knows is gone, ravaged by a zombie epidemic. He sets out on a search to find what has happened to his family
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr
The walking dead by Frank Darabont( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Walking Dead' is a drama where personal struggles are magnified against a backdrop of crises. The series explores how the living are changed by the realization that those who survive can be far more dangerous than the walking dead
The walking dead by Andrew Lincoln( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies. The series explores how the living are changed by the realization that those who survive can be far more dangerous than the walking dead
The wire by Ed Bianchi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"McNutty has been demoted to harbour patrol. Daniels is in the police-archive dungeon, Prez is chafing in the suburbs, and Greggs is stuck behind a desk. Meanwhile, on the docks of Baltimore harbour, the rank and fire scrounge for work and the union bosses take illegitimate measures to reinvigorate business, but a horrific discovery is about to blow the whole port inside out. While the detail is on ice, a new case begins"--Container
Treme by Anthony Hemingway( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in French and English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La Nouvelle-Orléans. Musiciens, chefs-cuisiniers, Indiens de Mardi Gras et autres habitants de la ville tentent de reconstruire leur vie après le passage de l'ouragan Katrina. Dans cette ville en ruine, ces gens ordianires se retrouvent et s'accrochent pour construire leur avenir et celui de leur ville dévastée. Les créateurs de la série The wire (Sur écoute) nous offrent une série sur l'adversité et l'esprit humain, à la Nouvelle-Orléans, à la suite de la plus grande catastrophe humaine dans l'histoire américaine." (Source : jaquette)
School daze by Spike Lee( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A music-filled, off-beat contemporary comedy that takes an unforgettable look at black college life
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Afro-American architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors in this moving view of inner-city life
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with 29 cinematographers and directors, this film documents the story of cinematography since the conception of cinema at the turn of the 20th century as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 films, tracing the evolution of motion-picture photography and innovations of cinematography and examining how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
Treme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a year has passed since Katrina, but residents are finding it harder than ever to rebuild their lives, much less hold on to their special cultural identity. So why bother to stay? Because it's New Orleans. And New Orleans must go on
She's Gotta Have It by Spike Lee( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spike Lee's breakthrough feature is a provocative portrayal of an independent 80's woman struggling to maintain her identity while the men around her strive to control and define her
Treme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rampant crime and government ineptitude continue to cripple the city's recovery, with outside profiteers looking to cash in on short-term gains. The series' focus is still on ordinary people, but they no longer accept their lack of influence on the institutions that have controlled the city
Treme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme, New Orleans' protagonists strive to build their own legacy in this most iconic of American cities
Mo' better blues by Spike Lee( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clarke. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined"--Container
The brother from another planet by John Sayles( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sayles takes a fresh look at our society through the eyes of a black extraterrestrial who crash-lands on Earth--in Harlem--and is taken in by the regulars of a local bar. The alien changes everyone he meets on his original and eye-opening journey through the streets of urban America. But can his message of brotherly love resonate with the intergalactic bounty hunters trying to track him down?"--Container
The L word( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of lesbian and bisexual women experience life in Los Angeles
Law & order( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City Detective Mike Logan and Sargeant Paul Cerreta are working the streets of the 31st precinct in relentless persuit of criminals. Once the criminals are caught by Logan and Cerreta, it is up to Executive ADA Ben Stone and his assistant ADA Paul Robinette to bring them to justice
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Do the right thing
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Dickerson, Ernest

Dickerson, Ernest 1951-

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Dickerson, Ernest R.

Dickerson, Ernest R. 1951-

Dickerson, Ernest Roscoe

Ernest Dickerson

Ernest Dickerson Amerikaans filmregisseur

Ernest Dickerson amerikansk regissør

Ernest Dickerson regista, direttore della fotografia e sceneggiatore statunitense

Ernest R. Dickerson cinéaste américain

Ernest R. Dickerson US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Kameramann

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디커슨, 어니스트 1951-

디커슨, 어니스트 R. 1951-



Malcolm X