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The Resource American experience, 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

American experience, 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
American experience, Freedom riders
Title
American experience
Title part
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
Freedom riders
Creator
Contributor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film 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
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  • American experience (Television program)
  • American experience (Television program)
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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
Dewey number
323.1196073
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.F74 2011
NLM call number
NF E 2010 F744
PerformerNote
No credits available
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1951-
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  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Grant, Laurens
  • Phillips, Tom
  • Shepard, Bobby
  • Erskine, Lewis
  • Tunsil, Aljernon
  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Firelight Films (Firm)
  • American Experience Films
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
Runtime
120
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  • Freedom Rides, 1961
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Racism
  • Race discrimination
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • African Americans
  • Segregation
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Race discrimination
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Segregation
  • United States
  • Civil rights
  • Civil rights workers
  • Closed caption video recordings
Technique
live action
Label
American experience, 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • 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
  • vf
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
Control code
691258761
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9781608834525
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: MNL Music/Media copies 1 and 3 have limited public performance rights are included with videos designated as AV or Indexed. These videos may be shown in a classroom or screened by a public group, for educational purposes, when no admission is charged for the viewing. These programs may be transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or single campus. Your purchase does not permit you to duplicate or alter the program for any purpose, to distribute the program through any wide access network (internet, open cable, open broadcast, LAN, satellite, telco, etc.), or to digitize, encode and/or place the program on a digital server.
  • UMKC: MNL Music/Media copy 2: HOME VIDEO PROGRAMS: Videos with home rights (not designated as AV or Indexed) may be viewed only in a home or in a face-to-face classroom situation as part of a systematic educational program.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
  • 841887014045
  • 841887014557
  • 841887014632
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)691258761
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American experience, 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
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • 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
  • vf
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
Control code
691258761
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Isbn
9781608834525
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: MNL Music/Media copies 1 and 3 have limited public performance rights are included with videos designated as AV or Indexed. These videos may be shown in a classroom or screened by a public group, for educational purposes, when no admission is charged for the viewing. These programs may be transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or single campus. Your purchase does not permit you to duplicate or alter the program for any purpose, to distribute the program through any wide access network (internet, open cable, open broadcast, LAN, satellite, telco, etc.), or to digitize, encode and/or place the program on a digital server.
  • UMKC: MNL Music/Media copy 2: HOME VIDEO PROGRAMS: Videos with home rights (not designated as AV or Indexed) may be viewed only in a home or in a face-to-face classroom situation as part of a systematic educational program.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
  • 841887014045
  • 841887014557
  • 841887014632
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
AMX62308
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)691258761
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; 5.1 surround audio
Video recording format
DVD

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