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The Resource When the levees broke : a requiem in four acts, HBO Documentary Films and 40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks present a Spike Lee Film ; producers, Sam Pollard and Spike Lee ; director, Spike Lee, (videorecording)

When the levees broke : a requiem in four acts, HBO Documentary Films and 40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks present a Spike Lee Film ; producers, Sam Pollard and Spike Lee ; director, Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Label
When the levees broke : a requiem in four acts
Title
When the levees broke
Title remainder
a requiem in four acts
Statement of responsibility
HBO Documentary Films and 40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks present a Spike Lee Film ; producers, Sam Pollard and Spike Lee ; director, Spike Lee
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Four acts document distinct perspectives on the pivotal events that preceded and followed Katrina's passage through New Orleans, a catastrophe during which the divide between race and class lines has never been more pronounced
Awards note
Venice Film Festival, 2006: Human Rights Film Network Award (Spike Lee) ; Venice Horizons Documentary Award (Spike Lee).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Cliff Charles ; editors, Geeta Gandbhir, Nancy Novack, Samuel D. Pollard ; music, Terence Blanchard
Dewey number
551.55/2
Intended audience
TV-14
Language note
  • English (5.1) or Spanish (2.0) dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
QC945
LC item number
.W44 2006
PerformerNote
Interviews: Shelton 'Shakespeare' Alexander, Harry Belafonte, Terence Blanchard, Wilhelmina Blanchard, Kathleen Blanco, Douglas Brinkley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1927-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Pollard, Sam
  • Alexander, Shelton
  • Belafonte, Harry
  • Blanchard, Terence
  • Blanchard, Wilhelmina
  • Blanco, Kathleen
  • Brinkley, Douglas
  • Charles, Cliff
  • Gandbhir, Geeta
  • Novack, Nancy
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
  • Home Box Office (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
256
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Levees
  • Personal property
  • Environmental degradation
  • Disasters
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
When the levees broke : a requiem in four acts, HBO Documentary Films and 40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks present a Spike Lee Film ; producers, Sam Pollard and Spike Lee ; director, Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: Audio commentaries by Spike Lee; Next movement, Act 5; Water is rising
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 256 min.)
Isbn
9780783150758
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574444242
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
93973
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OCM72075457
  • (OCoLC)72075457
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
When the levees broke : a requiem in four acts, HBO Documentary Films and 40 Acres and A Mule Filmworks present a Spike Lee Film ; producers, Sam Pollard and Spike Lee ; director, Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: Audio commentaries by Spike Lee; Next movement, Act 5; Water is rising
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 256 min.)
Isbn
9780783150758
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574444242
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
93973
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OCM72075457
  • (OCoLC)72075457
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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