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The Resource Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (videorecording)

Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (videorecording)

Label
Freedom riders
Title
Freedom riders
Statement of responsibility
American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson
Title variation
American experience
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil-rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplishment of youth and what can result from the incredible combination of personal conviction and the courage to organize against all odds
Member of
Awards note
Nominated, Best Documentary Screenplay (Stanley Nelson), 2011 Writers Guild of America Awards ; Official Selection, 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Cataloging source
LPU
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Shepard ; editors, Lewis Erskine, Aljernon Tunsil ; original music, Tom Phillips ; original concept developed by Paul Taylor ; series producer, Susan Bellows
Date time place
Television premiere, May 16, 2011, on the PBS series American Experience
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Optional English SDH for the hearing impaired
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1955-
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  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Grant, Laurens
  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Phillips, Tom
  • Shepherd, Robert
  • Erskine, Lewis
  • Firelight Media
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
Runtime
120
Series statement
American experience Television program
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  • Feature films
  • Freedom Rides, 1961
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Racism
  • Race discrimination
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • African Americans
  • Segregation
  • Historical films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010
  • Based in part on the book Freedom riders: 1961 and the struggle for racial justice, by Raymond Arsenault
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, educator's edition
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014045
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o691258761
  • (Sirsi) o691258761
  • (OCoLC)691258761
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Freedom riders, American Experience Films presents ; a film by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; A production of Firelight Films ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a documentary in 2010
  • Based in part on the book Freedom riders: 1961 and the struggle for racial justice, by Raymond Arsenault
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen, educator's edition
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014045
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o691258761
  • (Sirsi) o691258761
  • (OCoLC)691258761
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD

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