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The Resource Prince among slaves, A presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium and is a production of Unity Productions Foundation in association with Spark Media and Duke Media ; co-producer and co-writer, Raki Jones ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke

Prince among slaves, A presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium and is a production of Unity Productions Foundation in association with Spark Media and Duke Media ; co-producer and co-writer, Raki Jones ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke

Label
Prince among slaves
Title
Prince among slaves
Statement of responsibility
A presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium and is a production of Unity Productions Foundation in association with Spark Media and Duke Media ; co-producer and co-writer, Raki Jones ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1788, a slave ship sailed from the Gambia River with hundreds of men, women and children bound in chains. Eight months later, a handful of survivors were sold in Natchez, Mississippi. One of them made an astonishing claim: he was a prince of an African kingdom larger and more developed than the newly formed United States. The true story of an African prince who endured the humiliation of slavery without losing his dignity or hope of freedom
Awards note
American Black Film Festival, 2007: Best Documentary.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Rhode ; editor, David Grossbach ; original music, Joseph Vitarelli ; costume designers, Karen Simon, Diana Moss ; production designer, Jeffrey Pratt Gordon
Dewey number
306.3/62
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
HT861
LC item number
.P75 2008
PerformerNote
Narrator, Mos Def
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jones, Raki
  • Kalin, Andrea
  • Duke, Bill
  • Mos Def
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Slave traders
  • Princes
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Prince among slaves, A presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium and is a production of Unity Productions Foundation in association with Spark Media and Duke Media ; co-producer and co-writer, Raki Jones ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Prince among slaves by Terry Alford
  • Special features: Interview with Mos Def; dominion over others; writing in the sand; land of faith and liberty
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prince among slaves -- Middle Passage -- TransAtlantic slave trade -- Natchez, Mississippi -- Foster's field -- Torn memories -- Escape and revelation -- King Cotton -- Starting anew -- Twenty years later -- Crossroads -- Dr. Cox's offer -- Narschalk -- Freedom -- Departure -- Most popular African in America -- ACS -- Backlash -- Last stop -- Journey home -- A dream fulfilled
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793694181
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009195
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
PASL601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn191886932
  • (Sirsi) o191886932
  • (OCoLC)191886932
  • 553997
  • 553997
System details
DVD video; widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Prince among slaves, A presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium and is a production of Unity Productions Foundation in association with Spark Media and Duke Media ; co-producer and co-writer, Raki Jones ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Prince among slaves by Terry Alford
  • Special features: Interview with Mos Def; dominion over others; writing in the sand; land of faith and liberty
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prince among slaves -- Middle Passage -- TransAtlantic slave trade -- Natchez, Mississippi -- Foster's field -- Torn memories -- Escape and revelation -- King Cotton -- Starting anew -- Twenty years later -- Crossroads -- Dr. Cox's offer -- Narschalk -- Freedom -- Departure -- Most popular African in America -- ACS -- Backlash -- Last stop -- Journey home -- A dream fulfilled
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.)
Isbn
9780793694181
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887009195
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
PASL601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn191886932
  • (Sirsi) o191886932
  • (OCoLC)191886932
  • 553997
  • 553997
System details
DVD video; widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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