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Amandla! : a revolution in four part harmony / Kwela Productions in association with Bomb Films, HBO/Cinemax Documentary Films, The Ford Foundation and the South African Broadcasting Corporation ; producers, Desireé Markgraaff, Lee Hirsh, Sherry Simpson Dean ; director, Lee Hirsh.

Markgraaff, Desireé. (Added Author). Hirsch, Lee. (Added Author). Dean, Sherry Simpson. (Added Author). Mahlasela, Vusi. (Added Author). Cronin, Jeremy. (Added Author). Masekela, Hugh, 1939-2018 (Added Author). Makeba, Miriam. (Added Author). Mgcina, Sophie. (Added Author). Rathebe, Dolly. (Added Author). Ntuli, Sifiso. (Added Author). Ibrahim, Abdullah, 1934- (Added Author). Ndlovu, Duma. (Added Author). Sacke, Clive. (Added Author). Leathers, Ivan. (Added Author). Jordaan, Brand. (Added Author). Demetrakas, Johanna. (Added Author). Kwela Productions (Firm) (Added Author). Bomb Films (Firm) (Added Author). Home Box Office (Firm) (Added Author). Cinemax (Firm) (Added Author). Ford Foundation. (Added Author). South African Broadcasting Corporation (Added Author). Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Cinematographers, Clive Sacke, Ivan Leathers, Brand Jordaan ; editor, Johanna Demetrakas. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD 305.8 AMANDLA! (Text) 33946002310394 Nonfiction DVDs . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a television motion picture in 2002.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematographers, Clive Sacke, Ivan Leathers, Brand Jordaan ; editor, Johanna Demetrakas.
Participant or Performer Note: Vusi Mahlasela, Jeremy Cronin, Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, Sophie Mgcina, Dolly Rathebe, Sifiso Ntuli, Abdullah Ibrahim, Duma Ka Ndlovu.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG-13; for some images of violence, and for momentary language.
System Details Note: DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby digital, digitally mastered.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Awards Note: Sundance Film Festival, 2002: Audience Award - Documentary (Lee Hirsch).
Subject: Apartheid > South Africa.
Music > Social aspects > South Africa.
Human rights workers > South Africa.
Genre: Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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