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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

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

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
Creator
Contributor
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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)
  • American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Shepard ; editors, Lewis Erskine, Aljernon Tunsil ; original music, Tom Phillips
Date time place
Television premiere, May 16, 2011, on the PBS series American Experience
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
No credits available
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Grant, Laurens
  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Phillips, Tom
  • Shepherd, Robert
  • Erskine, Lewis
  • Tunsil, Aljernon
  • Firelight Films (Firm)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Freedom Rides (1961)
  • Freedom Rides, 1961
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Racism
  • Race discrimination
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • African Americans
  • Segregation
  • History
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Race discrimination
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Segregation
  • United States
  • 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
Link
Instantiates
Distribution
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Segregated travel -- Training the riders -- Boarding the buses -- Violence in Anniston -- The Birmingham mob -- Flying to New Orleans -- Diane Nash -- Bull Conner's Birmingham -- The Montgomery bus riot -- Martial law in Montgomery -- Continuing the rides -- Parchman Penitentiary -- Justice at last
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014045
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn691258761
  • (OCoLC)845099643
  • 419718
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
Link
Distribution
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Segregated travel -- Training the riders -- Boarding the buses -- Violence in Anniston -- The Birmingham mob -- Flying to New Orleans -- Diane Nash -- Bull Conner's Birmingham -- The Montgomery bus riot -- Martial law in Montgomery -- Continuing the rides -- Parchman Penitentiary -- Justice at last
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781608834013
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014045
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn691258761
  • (OCoLC)845099643
  • 419718
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD

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