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Roots / directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others].

Beresford, Bruce, film director. (Added Author). Whitaker, Forest, actor. (Added Author). Paquin, Anna, actor. (Added Author). Fishburne, Laurence, 1961- actor. (Added Author). Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan, 1977- actor. (Added Author). Haley, Alex. Television adaptation of (work) Roots. (Added Author). Arts and Entertainment Network, publisher. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 26 of 39 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 39 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Boswell Grant Township Public Library - Boswell DVD ROO (Text) 38144000364887 DVD Collection Reshelving -
Brookston Prairie Township Public Library - Brookston DVD ROO (Text) 38209000871585 DVD Available -
Brookville Public Library DVD ROO (Text) 38217000562195 DVD-Orange Checked out 12/06/2016
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown ADVD ROOTS d.1-3 (Text) 79361000099139 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
Cicero Branch DVD.c TV ROOTS (Text) 78294000263651 DVD TV Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver DVD DRAMA ROO (Text) 34304000832292 Adult - DVD Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD Roots (Text) 840191002382229 Movies - Main Floor Available -
Garrett Public Library LDVD ROO (Text) 30010170785227 Long DVD Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg DVD ROO (Text) 32826014037642 DVD In transit -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood TV ROO Disc 1-2 (Text) Discs 1-2 36626103743407 New TV series on DVD Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (6 hrs., 29 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : A & E Television Networks, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series.
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed.
Participant or Performer Note: Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-meyers, James Breaux, Newton James Hippolyte Jr.
Summary, etc.: The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil war. Based on Alex Haley₂s best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit.
Target Audience Note: Rating: TV14.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
Language Note: English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Haley, Alex > Television adaptations.
Slavery > United States > Drama.
African Americans > Drama.
Abolitionists > United States > Drama.
African American families > United States > Drama.
Genre: Television mini-series.
Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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