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In Jackson Heights

Author: Frederick WisemanJohn DaveyMoulin Films, LLC,Independent Television Service,Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),All authors
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Zipporah Films, [2015]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Frederick Wiseman's 40th documentary IN JACKSON HEIGHTS is about the racially and ethnically diverse neighborhood of Jackson Heights in Queens, New York. The subject of the film is the daily life of the people in this community--their businesses, community centers, religions, and political, cultural and social lives--and the conflict between maintaining ties to traditions of the countries of origin and the need to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Wiseman; John Davey; Moulin Films, LLC,; Independent Television Service,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; Zipporah Films,
ISBN: 9781885918376 1885918372
OCLC Number: 956440878
Language Note: In English and Spanish with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2015.
Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).
Credits: Photography, John Davey ; executive producer, Karen Konicek.
Awards: The New York Film Critics Circle best non-fiction film of 2015.
Description: 1 videodisc (190 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC, all regions.
Responsibility: a film by Frederick Wiseman ; a production of Moulins Films, LLC in association with Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; director, producer, editor, sound, Frederick Wiseman.

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"Frederick Wiseman's 40th documentary IN JACKSON HEIGHTS is about the racially and ethnically diverse neighborhood of Jackson Heights in Queens, New York. The subject of the film is the daily life of the people in this community--their businesses, community centers, religions, and political, cultural and social lives--and the conflict between maintaining ties to traditions of the countries of origin and the need to learn and adapt to American ways and values."--

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