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Chi-Raq

Author: Spike LeeKevin WillmottNick CannonWesley SnipesTeyonah ParrisAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Videodisc : Blu-ray disc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Drama Videorecordings
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Spike Lee; Kevin Willmott; Nick Cannon; Wesley Snipes; Teyonah Parris; Jennifer Hudson; Angela Bassett; John Cusack; Samuel L Jackson; Aristophanes.; Amazon Studios,; Roadside Attractions (Firm),; Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks,; Lions Gate Films,
OCLC Number: 932346393
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: The q in the title appears as a diamond with a peace symbol in it.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Widescreen.
Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter.
Credits: Director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; editors, Ryan Denmark, Hye Mee Na ; original music score, Terence Blanchard ; choreography, Maija Garcia.
Cast: Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Teyonah Parris, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Steve Harris, Harry Lennix, D.B. Sweeney, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use.
Description: 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray; region A; 5.1 DTS-HD MA ; requires Blu-ray player.
Other Titles: Chi-Raq (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Amazon Studios ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint.

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Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.

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