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Inkwell Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 18 works in 27 publications in 1 language and 3,092 library holdings
Genres: History  Genealogy  Biography  Case studies 
Roles: prn
Classifications: E185, 973.0496073
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Publications about Inkwell Films (Firm)
Publications by Inkwell Films (Firm)
Most widely held works by Inkwell Films (Firm)
The African Americans : many rivers to cross ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
Black in Latin America by Henry Louis Gates Jr.( visu )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Henry Louis Gates Jr. travels to Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Brazil, Mexico and Peru to discover the African influence on Latin America. He examines the shared legacy of colonialism and slavery in a region that imported ten times as many slaves as the United States, and kept them in bondage far longer. Gates finds that the influence of people of African descent has had a massive influence on the history and culture of Latin America and the Caribbean, despite sometimes being forgotten or ignored
Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Faces of America introduces a wide range of cultural figures--representing a vast range of cultural and ethnic roots--to their ancestors and their stories, from the old country through the journey to America. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of authors, actors, musicians, athletes, educators, intellectuals and discovers stories and figures that had been forgotten or lost through the generations. Through original documents and photos, the program explores the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with new immigrants in the 20th century. Along the way, Gates offers up a rich pageant of immigrant stories and reminds viewers that, if you trace the lineage of almost any American family back far enough, you will find an immigrant story
Finding your roots ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
This 10-part series, with the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America. Professor Gates shakes loose captivating stories and surprises in the family trees of Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey, Jr., Branford Marsalis, John Legend, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters and Rick Warren, among many others
Exploring our roots ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Combining genealogical detective work with cutting-edge DNA science, the programs illuminate the struggles and triumphs of Americans from many ethnic backgrounds. Taken as a whole, they share the history of our country and help define what it means to be American--Container
African American lives 2 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
Finding your roots ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This 10-part series, with the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America. Professor Gates shakes loose captivating stories and surprises in the family trees of Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey, Jr., Branford Marsalis, John Legend, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters and Rick Warren, among many others
Finding your roots ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This 10-part series, with the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America. Professor Gates shakes loose captivating stories and surprises in the family trees of Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey, Jr., Branford Marsalis, John Legend, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters and Rick Warren, among many others
Finding your roots ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This 10-part series, with the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America. Professor Gates shakes loose captivating stories and surprises in the family trees of Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey, Jr., Branford Marsalis, John Legend, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters and Rick Warren, among many others
African American lives 2 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa
Finding your roots ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from
Finding your roots ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from
Finding your roots ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds out who we are and where we come from
Oprah's roots an African American Lives special ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"When African American Lives premiered on PBS in February 2006, viewers nationwide were drawn to the inspiring family histories of the nine participants, including TV pioneer/philanthropist Oprah Winfrey. Now, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Ms. Winfrey continue their discovery of amazing truths about her ancestors in "Oprah's roots", featuring previously unseen interview footage, further genealogical and historical research and DNA analysis."--Container
Finding Oprah's roots finding your own ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In this fascinating and entertaining film, eminent Harvard scholar, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., guides viewers through the process of creating their own family histories, based on the experience of discovering his own ancestors and those of the TV pioneer, educator, and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey. Richly illustrated with clips from the popular PBS documentary, Oprah's Roots: An African American Lives Special, together with previously unseen footage from the original African American Lives series, this film is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in knowing more about their own past and the past of the African American people
The African Americans : many rivers to cross ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
Faces of America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. turns again to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 12 renowned celebrities including Meryl Streep and Queen Noor. Looking to the wider immigrant experience, Professor Gates follows the threads of his guests' lives back to their origins. Along the way, the many stories he uncovers illuminate the American experience
The African Americans : many rivers to cross ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed-forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds
 
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