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Author: Michele Ohayon; Julia Schachter; Colors United (Theatre group); Filmakers Library, inc.; Echo Pictures.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the ghetto of South Central, L.A., where Latino- and African-American kids struggle against a myriad of destructive influences, there is an option for a better life. Troubled teens discovered their talents and self dignity through "Colors United", a performing arts group created for inner city youth. This uplifting and emotional documentary offers powerful insights into the thoughts and feelings of these "at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Ohayon; Julia Schachter; Colors United (Theatre group); Filmakers Library, inc.; Echo Pictures.
OCLC Number: 43112494
Credits: Director of photography, Theo Van de Sande ; stills photographer, Joe Buissink ; editor, Edgar Burcksen ; original music composed, produced and performed by John Barnes [and others] ; consultant to Echo Pictures, Jonathan Dano.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: an Echo Pictures production ; directed by Michele Ohayon ; produced by Michele Ohayon and Julia Schachter.

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"In the ghetto of South Central, L.A., where Latino- and African-American kids struggle against a myriad of destructive influences, there is an option for a better life. Troubled teens discovered their talents and self dignity through "Colors United", a performing arts group created for inner city youth. This uplifting and emotional documentary offers powerful insights into the thoughts and feelings of these "at risk" children"--Container.

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<I>Colors Straight Up</I> powerfully presents the lives of several young people growing up in South Central Los Angeles. It also presents the story of one program, Colors United, which attempts to give these men and women a chance to complete high school, then move towards better futures. The...
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