The Resource Amandla! : a revolution in four part harmony, Kwela Productions in association with Bomb Films, HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films, The Ford Foundation and the South African Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Desireé Markgraaff, Lee Hirsh, Sherry Simpson Dean ; director, Lee Hirsh, (DVD videorecording)

Amandla! : a revolution in four part harmony, Kwela Productions in association with Bomb Films, HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films, The Ford Foundation and the South African Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Desireé Markgraaff, Lee Hirsh, Sherry Simpson Dean ; director, Lee Hirsh, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Amandla! : a revolution in four part harmony
Title
Amandla!
Title remainder
a revolution in four part harmony
Statement of responsibility
Kwela Productions in association with Bomb Films, HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films, The Ford Foundation and the South African Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Desireé Markgraaff, Lee Hirsh, Sherry Simpson Dean ; director, Lee Hirsh
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of black South African freedom music and the central role it played against apartheid. Specifically considers the music that sustained and galvanized blacks for more than 40 years. Focuses on the struggle's spiritural dimension named for the Xhosa word for "power". An uplifting story of human courage, resolve and triumph
Awards note
Sundance Film Festival, 2002: Audience Award - Documentary (Lee Hirsch).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographers, Clive Sacke, Ivan Leathers, Brand Jordaan ; editor, Johanna Demetrakas
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Vusi Mahlasela, Jeremy Cronin, Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, Sophie Mgcina, Dolly Rathebe, Sifiso Ntuli, Abdullah Ibrahim, Duma Ka Ndlovu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Markgraaff, Desireé
  • Hirsh, Lee
  • Dean, Sherry Simpson
  • Mahlasela, Vusi
  • Cronin, Jeremy
  • Masekela, Hugh
  • Makeba, Miriam
  • Mgcina, Sophie
  • Rathebe, Dolly
  • Ntuli, Sifiso
  • Ibrahim, Abdullah
  • Ndlovu, Duma Ka
  • Sacke, Clive
  • Leathers, Ivan
  • Jordaan, Brand
  • Demetrakas, Johanna
  • Kwela Productions (Firm)
  • Bomb Films (Firm)
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • Cinemax Documentary Films (Firm)
  • Ford Foundation
  • South African Broadcasting Corporation
  • Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
103
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  • Apartheid
  • Music
  • Human rights workers
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Amandla! : a revolution in four part harmony, Kwela Productions in association with Bomb Films, HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films, The Ford Foundation and the South African Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Desireé Markgraaff, Lee Hirsh, Sherry Simpson Dean ; director, Lee Hirsh, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD
  • Originally released as a television motion picture in 2002
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236144984
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
14498
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm52926304
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, digitally mastered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Amandla! : a revolution in four part harmony, Kwela Productions in association with Bomb Films, HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films, The Ford Foundation and the South African Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Desireé Markgraaff, Lee Hirsh, Sherry Simpson Dean ; director, Lee Hirsh, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD
  • Originally released as a television motion picture in 2002
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012236144984
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
14498
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm52926304
System details
DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, digitally mastered
Video recording format
DVD

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