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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] ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; co-producer and co-writer Raki Jones, (videorecording)

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] ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; co-producer and co-writer Raki Jones, (videorecording)

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] ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; co-producer and co-writer Raki Jones
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The true story of Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima Ibn Sori, a West African prince who was sold into slavery in 1788, eventually ending up in Natchez, Mississippi
Member of
Awards note
American Black Film Festival, 2007: Best Documentary
Cataloging source
MRB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Rhode ; edited by David Grossbach ; original music composed by Joseph Vitarelli
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
PerformerNote
Narrated by Mos Def
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kalin, Andrea
  • Duke, Bill
  • Jones, Raki
  • Mos Def
  • Rhode, John
  • Grossbach, David
  • Vitarelli, Joseph
  • Alford, Terry
  • National Black Programming Consortium
  • Unity Productions Foundation
  • Spark Media (Washington, D.C.)
  • Duke Media (Firm)
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ibrahima, Abd al-Rahman
  • Slaves
  • Princes
  • Muslims
  • Slavery
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] ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; co-producer and co-writer Raki Jones, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Based on the book: Prince among slaves / by Terry Alford
  • Special features: "We the people" discussion guides & resources; "Dominion over others : slavery at home in the world" featurette; "Writing in the sand : the legacy of Muslim slavery" featurette; "Land of faith & liberty : the Muslim kingdom of Futa Jallon" featurette; interview with Mos Def
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 -- Dream fulfilled
Control code
824529334
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
We the people ed
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9781608834204
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014236
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
PASL702
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)824529334
System details
DVD; NTSC; Region 1; widescreen, stereo
Terms governing use
"Includes limited public performance rights"--Container
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] ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; co-producer and co-writer Raki Jones, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
  • Based on the book: Prince among slaves / by Terry Alford
  • Special features: "We the people" discussion guides & resources; "Dominion over others : slavery at home in the world" featurette; "Writing in the sand : the legacy of Muslim slavery" featurette; "Land of faith & liberty : the Muslim kingdom of Futa Jallon" featurette; interview with Mos Def
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 -- Dream fulfilled
Control code
824529334
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
We the people ed
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9781608834204
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014236
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
PASL702
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)824529334
System details
DVD; NTSC; Region 1; widescreen, stereo
Terms governing use
"Includes limited public performance rights"--Container
Video recording format
DVD

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