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Author: Kristy AndersenSam PollardKim BrockingtonMarceline HugotS Epatha MerkersonAll authors
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : California Newsreel, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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A biography of African American author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston, the first black woman to enter the American literary canon.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Zora Neale Hurston; Zora Neale Hurston
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kristy Andersen; Sam Pollard; Kim Brockington; Marceline Hugot; S Epatha Merkerson; Marian Hunter; Don Vappie; Bay Bottom News (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 260356794
Language Note: In English; closed-captioned.
Credits: Editor, Marian Sears Hunter ; original score, Don Vappie.
Cast: Kim Brockington, Marceline Hugot.
Performer(s): Narrator, S. Epatha Merkerson.
Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Eatonville --
On to Harlem --
Queen of Harlem renaissance --
Searching for folktales --
Voodoo, hoodoo culture --
Mule bone --
Jonah's gourd vine --
Mules and men --
Celebrating common folk --
The magic of black language --
Lomax/Documenting black music --
Their eyes were watching God --
Filming sanctified religion --
Dust tracks on a road --
Out of step with civil rights --
Rediscovery and praise.
Other Titles: Zora Neale Hurston :
American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: producer and writer, Kristy Andersen ; director, Sam Pollard ; co-produced by Bay Bottom News and Thirteen/WNET's American Masters.

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A biography of African American author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston, the first black woman to enter the American literary canon.

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Zora Neal Hurston Jump at the Sun

(EMRO user published 2009-01-07 ) Very Good Permalink
Director Sam Pollard’s engrossing and enlightening feature-length documentary showcases the awe-inspiring biography of one of the most celebrated seminal writers of the Harlem Renaissance, Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960).

Raised in the all-black town of Eatonville, Florida, Hurston is encouraged...
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