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The Resource Chi-raq, 40 Acres and a Mule ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (videorecording)

Chi-raq, 40 Acres and a Mule ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (videorecording)

Label
Chi-raq
Title
Chi-raq
Statement of responsibility
40 Acres and a Mule ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, Terence Blanchard ; director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; production designer, Alex Digerlando ; editors, Ryan Denmark, Hye Mee Na
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use
Language note
In English and Spanish with English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned (SDH: subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing)
PerformerNote
Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Teyonah Parris, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Cannon, Nick
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Parris, Teyonah
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Cusack, John
  • Jackson, Samuel L.
  • Aristophanes
  • Lions Gate Films
  • Roadside Attractions (Firm)
  • 40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Gangs
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chi-raq, 40 Acres and a Mule ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Features: trailers; scene selection; deleted scenes; extended scenes; making-of featurette; music video by Kevon Carter
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn932346378
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Lccn
00636577
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398240068
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
48624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; widescreen; region 1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chi-raq, 40 Acres and a Mule ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Features: trailers; scene selection; deleted scenes; extended scenes; making-of featurette; music video by Kevon Carter
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn932346378
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 min.)
Lccn
00636577
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398240068
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
48624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; widescreen; region 1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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