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The Freedom you will take : 1985-The Present

Author: Amiri BarakaCheryl Lynn BruceSean CurranGerald Lyn EarlyBrenda Dixon GottschildAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, 1999.
Series: I'll make me a world, 6.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the contemporary cultural landscape, which has been transformed by the power of African-American film, performance, dance, rap music, and the spoken word art forms. Focuses on Spike Lee and his influence on American independent cinema; choreographer Bill T. Jones and how his work challenges stereotypical views of race, sexuality, and fear; and how hip-hop expresses the hopes and challenges of young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Spike Lee; Bill T Jones; Charles Burnett; Julie Dash; Haile Gerima; Jessica Care Moore; Melvin Van Peebles; Kara Elizabeth Walker; Saul Williams; Spike Lee
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Amiri Baraka; Cheryl Lynn Bruce; Sean Curran; Gerald Lyn Early; Brenda Dixon Gottschild; Tommy Hicks; Virginia Johnson; John Pierson; Clyde Taylor; Kerry James Marshall; June Jordan; Betye Saar; Ossie Davis; Kellie Jones; Sam Pollard; Denise A Greene; Blackside, Inc.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 228708062
Notes: Title from cassette container.
Closed-captioned.
Performer(s): Commentary: Amiri Baraka, Cheyl Bruce, Sean Curran, Gerald Early, Brenda Dixon Gottschild, Tommy Hicks, Virginia Johnson, Bill T. Jones, Spike Lee, John Pierson, Clyde Taylor, Melvin Van Peebles, Julie Dash, Kerry James Marshall, June Jordan, Betye Saar, Ossie Davis, Kellie Jones.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 teachers' guide (7 pages).
Details: VHS.
Series Title: I'll make me a world, 6.
Other Titles: I'll make me a world.
Responsibility: produced by Blackside, Inc., in association with Thirteen/WNET New York ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; co-executive producer, Sam Pollard ; producer, Denise A. Greene.

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Looks at the contemporary cultural landscape, which has been transformed by the power of African-American film, performance, dance, rap music, and the spoken word art forms. Focuses on Spike Lee and his influence on American independent cinema; choreographer Bill T. Jones and how his work challenges stereotypical views of race, sexuality, and fear; and how hip-hop expresses the hopes and challenges of young African-Americans.

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