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Amandla! (2002)
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Call no.:
Music DVD 131
Title:
Amandla!
Originally produced:
2002
Format:
DVD
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.
Credits:
Kwela Productions in association with Bomb Films, HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films, the Ford Foundation and the South African Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, DesireeĢ Markgraaff, Lee Hirsh, Sherry Simpson Dean ; director, Lee Hirsh.
Publication:
Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, [2003].
Languages:
Closed-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (103 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
South Africa
United States
Studio(s):
Kwela Productions (Firm)
Bomb Films (Firm)
Home Box Office (Firm)
HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films
Ford Foundation
South African Broadcasting Corporation
Director(s):
Hirsh, Lee
Producer(s):
Hirsh, Lee
Markgraaff, DesireeĢ
Dean, Sherry Simpson
Cast:
Vusi Mahlasela, Jeremy Cronin, Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, Sophie Mgcina, Dolly Rathebe, Sifiso Ntuli, Abdullah Ibrahim, Duma Ka Ndlovu.
Production:
Cinematographers, Clive Sacke, Ivan Leathers, Brand Jordaan ; editor, Johanna Demetrakas.
Notes:
Originally released as a television motion picture in 2002.
Special features: Dave Matthews interview; q&a with director, producer and Vusi Mahlasela; production notes; sing-along; commentary; 40 minutes deleted scenes/musical performances; trailers.
Subjects:
Apartheid South Africa.
Music Social aspects South Africa.
Human rights workers South Africa.
Motion pictures, South African.
Motion pictures, American.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Television programs.
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Location: Ormandy Center
Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Documentary films
Genre: Television programs
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Amandla!
Director: Hirsh, Lee
Actor: Cronin, Jeremy
Actor: Ibrahim, Abdullah
Actor: Mahlasela, Vusi
Actor: Makeba, Miriam
Production studio: Bomb Films (Firm)
Production studio: Ford Foundation
Production studio: HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films
Production studio: Home Box Office (Firm)
Country of production: South Africa
Country of production: United States
Film technique: Live action