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Bronx princess

Author: Yoni BrookMusa SyeedMarco WilliamsRockyatu OtooBlitz the AmbassadorAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Highbridge Pictures, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bronx princess follows headstrong 17-year-old teenager Rocky's journey as she leaves behind her mother in New York City to reunite with her father, a chief in Ghana, West Africa. Filmed over the tumultuous summer between high-school and college, Bronx princess tells Rocky's coming-of-age story. By confronting her immigrant parents' ideas of adulthood, Rocky reconciles her African heritage with her dream of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Coming-of-age films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Biographical films
Short films
Named Person: Rockyatu Otoo
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Yoni Brook; Musa Syeed; Marco Williams; Rockyatu Otoo; Blitz the Ambassador; Independent Television Service.; Highbridge Pictures, LLC.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
OCLC Number: 456682600
Language Note: In English; some dialogue in Twi and Gã with English subtitles.
Notes: This disc may not play on all machines or players.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Credits: Photography, Yoni Brook ; editor, Mary Manhardt ; music by Blitz the Ambassador ; executive producer, Marco Williams.
Performer(s): Featuring Rocky Otoo.
Awards: Big Sky Film Festival, 2009, winner for best documentary short.
Description: 1 videodisc (38 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; NTSC; widescreen; stereo.
Responsibility: a Yoni Brook, Musa Syeed, Marco Williams production ; directed and produced by Yoni Brook and Musa Syeed ; a co-production of Highbridge Pictures, LLC and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; produced by Highbridge Pictures LLC.

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"Bronx princess follows headstrong 17-year-old teenager Rocky's journey as she leaves behind her mother in New York City to reunite with her father, a chief in Ghana, West Africa. Filmed over the tumultuous summer between high-school and college, Bronx princess tells Rocky's coming-of-age story. By confronting her immigrant parents' ideas of adulthood, Rocky reconciles her African heritage with her dream of independence"--Http://www.bronxprincess.com.

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