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The Resource Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios ; 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee, (DVD)

Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios ; 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee, (DVD)

Label
Chi-Raq
Title
Chi-Raq
Statement of responsibility
Amazon Studios ; 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Editor
Film distributor
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Cataloging source
MvI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, Nick Cannon ; editors, Ryan Denmark, Hye Mee Na ; director of photogaphy, Matthew Libatique
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English dialogue ; English or Spanish subtitles ; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.C45 2016
PerformerNote
Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Anya Engel-Adams, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, Michelle Mitchenor, Samuel L. Jackson, La La Anthony, Jennifer Hudson, David Patrick Kelly, Harry Lennix, D.B. Sweeney, Steve Harris, John Cusack
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1961-
  • 1966-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Willmott, Kevin
  • Lee, Spike
  • Cannon, Nick
  • Parris, Teyonah
  • Engel-Adams, Anya
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Mitchenor, Michelle
  • Jackson, Samuel L.
  • Anthony, La La
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Kelly, David Patrick
  • Lennix, Harry J.
  • Sweeney, D. B.
  • Harris, Steve
  • Cusack, John
  • Denmark, Ryan
  • Na, Hye Mee
  • Libatique, Matthew
  • Amazon Studios
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
  • Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
127
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Gangs
  • Peace movements
  • Women and peace
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • DVD videodisc
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios ; 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc
  • Originally produced in 2015 ; 2016 DVD release
  • Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette ; Deleted scenes ; Extended scenes ; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 127 min.)
Isbn
9786316351906
Lccn
932346378
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398240068
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
48624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • sky279538417
  • (OCoLC)995277494
  • 918900
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; 16 x 9 widescreen 2.39:1 ; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios ; 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee, (DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc
  • Originally produced in 2015 ; 2016 DVD release
  • Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette ; Deleted scenes ; Extended scenes ; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 127 min.)
Isbn
9786316351906
Lccn
932346378
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398240068
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
48624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • sky279538417
  • (OCoLC)995277494
  • 918900
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; 16 x 9 widescreen 2.39:1 ; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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