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Blanchard, Terence

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When the levees broke a requiem in four acts by Spike Lee( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
4 little girls by Spike Lee( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

45 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr
Red Tails( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky--even as they battle discrimination on the ground"--Container
Inside man by Clive Owen( Visual )

42 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect bank robbery quickly spirals into an unstable and deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a criminal mastermind, the hostages, a determined detective, and a power broker with a hidden agenda. As the minutes tick by and the situation becomes increasingly tense, one wrong move could mean disaster for any one of them
Barbershop by Tim Story( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calvin never wanted to take over the family business, a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. One morning he decides to sell the shop to Lester. Calvin spends the day cutting heads at the shop, and starts to understand the importance of the legacy left to him. Calvin learns to appreciate his barber friends, and discovers that the place where they work is more than just a place to get a haircut. Calvin gradually changes his mind about selling the shop, but it may be too late. grocery store across the street
Black or white( Visual )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two grandparents, Elliott and Rowena, engage in a heated custody dispute over their beloved granddaughter, the ensuing legal battle forces them to confront their true feelings on race and forgiveness. Can people from two seemingly different worlds find common ground when nothing is as simple as black or white?
Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the mores of her small town
Miracle at St. Anna by Spike Lee( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point
Cadillac Records by Darnell Martin( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chess Records was located on the south side of Chicago. In 1947, it began recording blues music with Muddy Waters and Little Walter. This eventually gave birth to rock and roll in 1955 with Chuck Berry. Record producer Leonard Chess has an ear for this different type of music and believes he can cash in by signing up new talent such as songwriter Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, and Etta James. Chess makes all of his artists part of his family and takes care of them. This is not easy since they spend a small fortune on booze, drugs, and the high life. When Chuck Berry goes to jail, Leonard is able to find another talented performer, Etta James, to take his place. In the late sixties, as their music goes out of favor, Leonard Chess gets out of the record business
Eve's bayou by Kasi Lemmons( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roz Batiste is a beautiful and dedicated mother of three, who is forced to admit that her family is falling apart due to her philandering husband Louis. Her younger daughter, Eve, witnesses one of her father's infidelities. Struggling to make sense of what she has seen, Eve turns to her older sister Cisely, who dismisses her in fear of the truth, and then to her Aunt Mozelle, a known psychic and rumored black widow. Unable to find the understanding she is looking for Eve decides to take matters into her own hands. For the Batiste family, the ties that bind may not be strong enough to keep them together, and what they learn will change their lives forever
Love & basketball( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is divided into the quarters of a basketball game and tells the story of Quincy and Monica. It traces their lives as they run parallel and run apart -- from childhood, to high school, to college -- concluding with Quincy and Monica as adults. Both play basketball and each dreams of playing on a professional level. For Quincy, it is easier and expected since he is the son of a professional ballplayer. Monica has it harder being both a woman when there was no professional league, and as a daughter whose mother cannot understand why her daughter wants to be an athlete
Bamboozled by Spike Lee( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a searing parody of American television, it takes a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a network executive's stunning rise and tragic downfall
Talk to me( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life and career of charismatic Washington D.C.-area radio personality Ralph "Petey" Green, who was renowned for his "tell it like it is" approach to politics and race
Dark blue by Ron Shelton( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two LAPD detectives investigate a high-profile quadruple-homicide in April 1992, a few weeks before the Los Angeles Riots
If God is willing and da creek don't rise( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This follow-up to director Spike Lee's documentary, When the levees broke: a requiem in four acts, focuses on the rebuilding efforts in New Orleans, five years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Bookending stories of individual heartache and perseverance are two momentous events: the historic 2010 Super Bowl victory by the New Orleans Saints and the disastrous British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Jungle fever by Spike Lee( Visual )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Afro-American architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinised by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbours in this view of inner-city life
Original sin by Antonio Banderas( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis is a wealthy Cuban coffee exporter, who sends away to America for a mail-order bride having had little luck finding love on his island. To his surprise, his new wife turns out to be not only beautiful, but passionate and devoted. But Luis' happiness proves to be short-lived when he learns that his bride may not be the person she claims to be
Chi-Raq( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's South Side creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Who the #$ & % is Jackson Pollock?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teri Horton, a 73-year-old former truck driver with an 8th grade education, buys a painting in a thrift shop for five dollars, but unbeknownst to her, the artist is Jackson Pollock. This adventure documents a 15-year war with the art world's inner circle, lifts the veil on how art is bought and sold in America and introduces audiences to the funny, profane and utterly unforgettable Teri Horton
 
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Blachard, Terence 1962-

Blanchard, Terence.

Terence Blachard

Terence Blanchard Amerikaans componist

Terence Blanchard amerikansk komponist

Terence Blanchard amerikansk kompositör

Terence Blanchard amerykański trębacz, kompozytor muzyki filmowej

Terence Blanchard musicien américain

Terence Blanchard musicista statunitense

Terence Blanchard US-amerikanischer Jazztrompeter und Komponist

Terrance Blanchard

Terrence Blanchard

Теренс Бланчард американский музыкант и композитор

טרנס בלנצ'רד מוזיקאי אמריקאי

ترنس بلنچرد آهنگساز آمریکایی

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Inside manMiracle at St. AnnaCadillac RecordsBamboozledOriginal sinWho the #$ & % is Jackson Pollock?Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community