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Songcatcher / Rigas Entertainment in association with the Independent Film Channel Productions presents an Ergo Arts production, a film by Maggie Greenwald ; producers, Ellen Rigas Venetis, Richard Miller ; writer & director, Maggie Greenwald.

Venetis, Ellen Rigas. (Added Author). Miller, Richard. (Added Author). Greenwald, Maggie. (Added Author). McTeer, Janet. (Added Author). Quinn, Aidan. (Added Author). Carroll, Pat, 1927- (Added Author). Adams, Jane, 1965- (Added Author). Cook, Greg Russell. (Added Author). DeMent, Iris. (Added Author). Haberle, Stephanie Roth, 1963- (Added Author). Kelly, David Patrick (Added Author). Kerr, E. Katherine (Added Author). Taj Mahal (Musician) (Added Author). Rossum, Emmy, 1986- (Added Author). Chediak, Enrique. (Added Author). Mikula, Molly. (Added Author). Reamer, Keith. (Added Author). Mansfield, David. (Added Author). Maimone, Kasia Walicka. (Added Author). Tongas, Ginger. (Added Author). Rigas Entertainment. (Added Author). Independent Film Channel. (Added Author). Ergo Arts. (Added Author). Janet McTeer, Aidan Quinn, Pat Carroll, Jane Adams, Greg Russell Cook, Iris DeMent, Stephanie Roth Haberle, David Patrick Kelly, E. Katherine Kerr, Taj Mahal, Emmy Rossum. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 12 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA SON (Text) 37521530654690 AMPL Adult DVD Drama Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville DVD ADULT-F SONGCATCHER 1154 (Text) 34706000947277 DVD Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler DVD SON (Text) 73174000300839 DVDs Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg DVD SON (Text) 32826011607520 DVD Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD FIC SON (Text) 37500002058218 Movies Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD SONG (Text) 39391006544082 DVD Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library DVD DRAMA (Text) 30477000678056 Main Floor: DVD Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library DVD SON (Text) 70743000148963 DVDs Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DRAMA SONG (Text) 39231031341536 Audiovisual Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh DVD SONGCATCHER (DRAMA) (Text) 39206018975563 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment : [2001]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Enrique Chediak ; art director, Molly Mikula ; editor, Keith Reamer ; original music, David Mansfield ; costume designer, Kasia Walicka Maimone ; production designer, Giner Tongas.
Participant or Performer Note:
Janet McTeer, Aidan Quinn, Pat Carroll, Jane Adams, Greg Russell Cook, Iris DeMent, Stephanie Roth Haberle, David Patrick Kelly, E. Katherine Kerr, Taj Mahal, Emmy Rossum.
Summary, etc.:
When musicologist Doctor Lily Penleric is passed over, again, for a prominent teaching position, she decides to leave the city to visit her sister in the rugged mountains of Appalachia. While there, Lily, discovers a well spring of emotional "love songs" (ballads) that have been passed down through generations from the original Irish and Scottish immigrants who have settled in the area. Determined to document the history of the songs, and the recording of them as well, she is profoundly changed by the generosity, strength and freedom of the fiercely proud mountain people.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen presentation.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Appalachians (People) > Songs and music > Drama.
Musicologists > Drama.
Appalachian Region > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings.
Historical re-creations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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