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Bassett, Angela

Overview
Works: 338 works in 1,334 publications in 7 languages and 54,506 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Romance fiction  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Comedy films  Biography  Science fiction films 
Subject Headings: Motion picture actors and actresses 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Producer, vac, Director, Author, Interviewee, Speaker, Creator, Other, cat
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

110 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Akeelah and the bee by Doug Atchison( Visual )

34 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven year-old Akeelah Anderson's life is not easy: her father is dead, her mom ignores her, her brother runs with the local gangbangers. She is a smart girl, but her environment threatens to strangle her aspirations. Responding to a threat by her school's principal, Akeelah decides to participate in a spelling bee to avoid detention for her many absences. Much to her surprise and embarrassment, she wins. Her principal asks her to seek coaching from Dr. Larabee, an English professor, for the more prestigious regional bee. As the possibility of making it all the way to the Scripps National Spelling Bee looms, Akeelah could provide her community with someone to rally around and be proud of. First Akeelah will have to overcome her insecurities, her distracting home life, and the knowledge that there is a field of more experienced and privileged fellow spellers
Contact by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomer Dr. Ellie Arroway (Foster) receives an encrypted message, apparently from a solar system many light-years away
Green Lantern by Ryan Reynolds( Visual )

33 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, an elite force of protectors for peace and justice has existed for centuries. They are the Green Lantern Corps. When a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of the Corps' newest recruit, the first human ever selected, Hal Jordan"--Container
Boyz n the hood by John Singleton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three friends struggle to survive in South Central Los Angeles where friendship, pain, danger and love form a true picture of life in "the hood."
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slavery's past through insightful commentary
London has fallen by Babak Najafi( Visual )

19 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret Service agent Mike Banning races against time to save the leaders of the western world when they gather for the funeral of the British prime minister and a plot to kill them all is discovered
Waiting to exhale by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers. Savannah Jackson moves from Denver to Phoenix, the home of her best friend, Bernadine, intent on becoming a successful TV producer and snagging Mr. Right. Bernadine learns that her husband is leaving her for his younger, white bookkeeper. Their highly successful, sexually adventurous friend, Robin Stokes, cannot stay away from attractive men who lie and cheat. Gloria Johnson does not seek solace in men but finds it in food, her trendy hair salon and her precocious but difficult son, Tarik. Tarik is growing up and Gloria is about to set out into the world again. In one year, they weather these challenges under an umbrella of friendship
Olympus has fallen by Olympus( Visual )

17 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Succeeds largely due to Butler's believablity as a Secret Service agent."--Chicago Sun-Times
The Rosa Parks story by Julie Dash( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
Music of the heart by Wes Craven( Visual )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a young teacher who fights against the board of education in her bid to teach underprivileged kids in a Harlem school the beauty of music through the violin
The score by Frank Oz( Visual )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuaded to help a desperate friend for a
This means war by McG( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"FDR (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy) are covert CIA operatives and best buddies-- until they both fall for charming and sexy Lauren (Reese Witherspoon). Their friendship is put to the ultimate test as they wage an epic battle for her affection, using their surveillance skills and an array of high-tech gadgetry. May the best spy win!"--Container
Unchained memories : readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary focusing on the first person accounts of the last generation of African Americans born into slavery
What's love got to do with it( Visual )

35 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The turbulent relationship of Ike and Tina Turner eventually forces Tina to leave and find the courage to believe in herself
Jumping the broom( Visual )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a weekend wedding in Martha's Vineyard, two African-American families from divergent socioeconomic backgrounds clash during their first meeting before the big event
Mr. 3000 by Touchstone Pictures( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stan Ross was a great Major League hitter, and also a major league jerk. Upon reaching his 3000th hit and securing his place in the Hall of Fame, Stan retires, leaving his team in a lurch just before the playoffs. 9 years later when Stan is on the verge of sports immortality, a statistical error reveals that Stan, "Mr. 3000", is really Stan, "Mr. 2997". Now, at nearly 50 years old, and 3 hits shy of hitting his goal, Stan decides to make a comeback. The owners of his old team welcome him back, so how hard could it be to get 3 more hits?
American horror story season 3( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exceptional young witches at Miss Robichaux's Academy are under assault by forces of ignorance and hate. Caught in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe, who harbors a terrifying secret of her own. Fiona, a Supreme Witch with unimaginable powers, is determined to protect the Coven, but her obsessive quest for immortality will lead her to cross paths with a formidable voodoo queen and a murderous slave owner cursed with eternal life
How Stella got her groove back by Terry McMillan( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes 1 booklet and 6 photographs
Waiting to exhale by Terry McMillan( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This story based on the best selling novel by Terry McMillan follows the lives of four African-American women as they try to deal with their very lives. Friendship becomes the strongest bond between these women as men, careers, and families take them in different directions. Often light-hearted this movie speaks about some of the problems and struggles the modern women face in today's world.--Written by David Adrine"-- http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114885/ (as viewed on June 5, 2012
 
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Africans in America : America's journey through slavery
Alternative Names
Andžela Baset

Angela Bassett actrice américaine

Angela Bassett actriu estatunidenca

Angela Bassett actriz estadounidense

Angela Bassett Amerikaans actrice

Angela Bassett amerikai színésznő és filmrendező

Angela Bassett amerikansk skådespelare

Angela Bassett amerikansk skodespelar

Angela Bassett amerikansk skuespiller

Angela Bassett amerykańska aktorka

Angela Bassett attrice statunitense

Angela Bassett US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Angela Bassett yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Bassett, Angela Evelyn

Bassett, Angela Evelyn 1958-

Анджела Басет

Анджела Бассетт

Анџела Басет

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אנג'לה באסט

אנג'לה באסט שחקנית אמריקאית

آنجلا باست بازیگر آمریکایی

أنجيلا باسيت

أنجيلا باسيت ممثلة أمريكية

انجیلا باسٹ

ഏഞ്ചല ബാസെറ്റ്

แองเจลา บาสเซตต์

앤절라 바셋

アンジェラ・バセット

安吉拉·巴塞特

安吉拉·贝塞特

Languages
English (440)

German (30)

French (18)

Spanish (8)

Italian (6)

Chinese (1)

Turkish (1)

Covers
ContactBoyz n the hoodAfricans in America : America's journey through slaveryThe scoreUnchained memories : readings from the slave narrativesAngela Bassett