The Resource Freedom riders, a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant, (videorecording)

Freedom riders, a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant, (videorecording)

Label
Freedom riders
Title
Freedom riders
Statement of responsibility
a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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.
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Shepard ; editors, Lewis Erskine, Aljernon Tunsil ; original music, Tom Phillips ; original concept developed by Paul Taylor ; series producer, Susan Bellows
Date time place
Television premiere, May 16, 2011, on the PBS series American Experience
Intended audience
Censorship classification : PG
Language note
Optional English subtitles for the hard of hearing
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1955-
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  • Nelson, Stanley
  • Grant, Laurens
  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Phillips, Tom
Runtime
113
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  • Arsenault, Raymond
  • Freedom Rides, 1961
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights workers
  • Race discrimination
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • Segregation
  • Documentary fims
  • Racism
  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Freedom riders, a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • "SBS1417."
Control code
000048023459
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 113 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • SBS1417
  • SBS1417
System details
Region 4 ; PAL ; widescreen presentation
Label
Freedom riders, a film by Stanley Nelson ; a Firelight Media production for American experience ; written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • "SBS1417."
Control code
000048023459
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 113 min.)
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • SBS1417
  • SBS1417
System details
Region 4 ; PAL ; widescreen presentation

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