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Prince among slaves

Author: Andrea KalinBill DukeJohn RhodeDavid GrossbachJoseph VitarelliAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The true story of Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima Ibn Sori, a West African prince who was sold into slavery in 1788, eventually ending up in Natchez, Mississippi.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
DVD
Video
Biographical films
Biography
Films for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima; Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Kalin; Bill Duke; John Rhode; David Grossbach; Joseph Vitarelli; Mos Def, (Rapper); Terry Alford; National Black Programming Consortium.; Spark Media (Washington, D.C.); Duke Media (Firm); Unity Productions Foundation.; PBS Home Video.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 0793694183 9780793694181 9781608834204 1608834204
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
OCLC Number: 191886932
Notes: Based on the book: Prince among slaves / by Terry Alford.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: "Dominion over others : slavery at home in the world" featurette; "Writing in the sand : the legacy of Muslim slavery" featurette; "Land of faith & liberty : the Muslim kingdom of Futa Jallon" featurette; interview with Mos Def.
Credits: Director of photography, John Rhode ; edited by David Grossbach ; original music composed by Joseph Vitarelli.
Performer(s): Narrated by Mos Def.
Awards: American Black Film Festival, 2007: Best Documentary.
Target Audience: Not rated
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, widescreen; stereo.
Contents: Prince among slaves --
Middle Passage --
TransAtlantic slave trade --
Natchez, Mississippi --
Foster's field --
Torn memories --
Escape and revelation --
King Cotton --
Starting anew --
Twenty years later --
Crossroads --
Dr. Cox's offer --
Narschalk --
Freedom --
Departure --
Most popular African in America --
ACS --
Backlash --
Last stop --
Journey home --
A dream fulfilled.
Responsibility: directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; a presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium ; Spark Media ; Duke Media ; Unity Productions Foundation.

Abstract:

The true story of Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima Ibn Sori, a West African prince who was sold into slavery in 1788, eventually ending up in Natchez, Mississippi.
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