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The Resource Down in the Delta ; Sarafina!, Miramax Films

Down in the Delta ; Sarafina!, Miramax Films

Label
Down in the Delta ; Sarafina!
Title
Down in the Delta ; Sarafina!
Statement of responsibility
Miramax Films
Contributor
Actor
Choreographer
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Down in the Delta: A troubled single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood is sent to spend a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi. Sarafina!: In a world where truth is forbidden, an inspiring teacher dares to instill in her students lessons not found in schoolbooks. In doing so, she challenges their freedom and hers
Related
Cataloging source
YQR
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
  • Down in the Delta: edited by Nancy Richardson ; music by Stanley Clark ; director of photography, William Wages
  • Sarafina!: music and lyrics by Mbongeni Ngema ; music score composed by Stanley Myers ; choreography by Michael Peters and Mbongeni Ngema ; edited by Peter Hollywood and Sarah Thomas ; production designer, David Barkham ; director of photography, Mark Vicente
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
Language note
In English, with optional English closed-captions
PerformerNote
  • Down in the Delta: Alfre Woodard, Al Freeman, Jr., Esther Rolle, Mary Alice, Loretta Devine, Wesley Snipes
  • Sarafina!: Whoopi Goldberg, Miriam Makeba, John Kani, Mbongeni Ngema, Leleti Khumalo
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1934-2012
  • 1941-
  • 1955-
  • 1956-
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  • Woodard, Alfre
  • Freeman, Al
  • Rolle, Esther
  • Alice, Mary
  • Devine, Loretta
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Rosenberg, Rick
  • Goble, Myron
  • Angelou, Maya
  • Goldberg, Whoopi
  • Makeba, Miriam
  • Kani, John
  • Ngema, Mbongeni
  • Khumalo, Leleti
  • Myers, Stanley
  • Nicholson, William
  • Singh, Anant
  • Roodt, Darrell
  • Ngema, Mbongeni
  • Miramax Films
  • Showtime Networks
  • Amen Ra Films
  • Chris/Rose Productions
  • Hollywood Pictures
  • Distant Horizon (Firm)
  • Ideal Films (Firm)
  • Videovision Entertainment (Firm)
  • Les Films Ariane
  • Vanguard Films (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
210
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  • Ngema, Mbongeni
  • African American single mothers
  • Restaurateurs
  • African American families
  • Apartheid
  • Teachers
  • High school students
  • Musical films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • South Africa
Technique
live action
Label
Down in the Delta ; Sarafina!, Miramax Films
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from container
  • Down in the Delta originally produced as a motion picture in 1998 ; Sarafina! originally produced as a motion picture in 1992
  • Sarafina!: based on the play by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
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
Contents
Down in the Delta / Showtime presents ; an Amen Ra Films and Chris/Rose production ; produced by Rick Rosenberg [and 4 others] ; written by Myron Goble ; directed by Maya Angelou -- Sarafina! / Hollywood Pictures presents ; a Distant Horizon and Ideal Films presentation ; in association with Videovision Enterprises, Les Films Ariane, Vanguard Films and the BBC ; written by William Nicholson and Mbongeni Ngema ; produced by Anant Singh ; directed by Darrell James Roodt
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approx. 210 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398213864
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
46732
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914887790
  • (OCoLC)ocn914887790
  • 988171
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 (Down in the Delta) and 2.0 (Sarafina!)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Down in the Delta ; Sarafina!, Miramax Films
Publication
Note
  • Cataloged from container
  • Down in the Delta originally produced as a motion picture in 1998 ; Sarafina! originally produced as a motion picture in 1992
  • Sarafina!: based on the play by Mbongeni Ngema
  • Wide screen (1.85:1)
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
Contents
Down in the Delta / Showtime presents ; an Amen Ra Films and Chris/Rose production ; produced by Rick Rosenberg [and 4 others] ; written by Myron Goble ; directed by Maya Angelou -- Sarafina! / Hollywood Pictures presents ; a Distant Horizon and Ideal Films presentation ; in association with Videovision Enterprises, Les Films Ariane, Vanguard Films and the BBC ; written by William Nicholson and Mbongeni Ngema ; produced by Anant Singh ; directed by Darrell James Roodt
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approx. 210 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398213864
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
46732
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914887790
  • (OCoLC)ocn914887790
  • 988171
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 (Down in the Delta) and 2.0 (Sarafina!)
Video recording format
DVD

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