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Booker's Place [DVD]

A Mississippi Story
In 1966 Frank De Felitta made a documentary for NBC News about life for Southerners in Mississippi. The content of the film upset many white Southerners and led to the beating of a black man, Booker Wright, the loss of his job, and eventually his murder. Forty-six years later Booker's granddaughter, Yvette Johnson, and Frank's son, director Raymond DeFelitta, are on a quest to discover who Booker was and how he changed life for black people.

Format

DVD

Availability

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Publish Date

2012

ISBN

1422921921


Format: DVD
Summary: In 1966 Frank De Felitta made a documentary for NBC News about life for Southerners in Mississippi. The content of the film upset many white Southerners and led to the beating of a black man, Booker Wright, the loss of his job, and eventually his murder. Forty-six years later Booker's granddaughter, Yvette Johnson, and Frank's son, director Raymond DeFelitta, are on a quest to discover who Booker was and how he changed life for black people.
Title: Booker's place [DVD] : a Mississippi story / Hangover Lounge presents ; in association with Eyepatch Productions ; directed by Raymond de Felitta ; produced by David Zellerford.
Publisher Date: [New York] : Tribeca Film : Distributed by New Video, [2012]
Subject: Wright, Booker. Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century Murder -- Mississippi -- Drama. African Americans -- Civil rights -- Drama. Civil rights -- Mississippi.
Isbn: 1422921921
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 323.11960730762 Boo
Oclc: 814315018
Upc: 767685276587
Bib Id: 444868

Format: DVD
Summary: In 1966 Frank De Felitta made a documentary for NBC News about life for Southerners in Mississippi. The content of the film upset many white Southerners and led to the beating of a black man, Booker Wright, the loss of his job, and eventually his murder. Forty-six years later Booker's granddaughter, Yvette Johnson, and Frank's son, director Raymond DeFelitta, are on a quest to discover who Booker was and how he changed life for black people.
Title: Booker's place [DVD] : a Mississippi story / Hangover Lounge presents ; in association with Eyepatch Productions ; directed by Raymond de Felitta ; produced by David Zellerford.
Publisher, Date: [New York] : Tribeca Film : Distributed by New Video, [2012]
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Wright, Booker.
Subjects: Civil rights movements -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century
Subjects: Murder -- Mississippi -- Drama.
Subjects: African Americans -- Civil rights -- Drama.
Subjects: Civil rights -- Mississippi.
Genre: Documentary films
Genre: Nonfiction films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Feature films -- United States.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: DeFelitta, Raymond, director.
Other Author: Zellerford, David, producer.
Other Author: De Felitta, Frank interviewee (expression)
Other Author: Johnson, Yvette interviewee (expression)
Other Author: Jones, Leroy, interviewee (expression)
Other Author: Jordan, David interviewee (expression)
Other Author: Winter, William F. interviewee (expression)
Other Author: Carter, Hodding interviewee (expression)
Other Author: Hangover Lounge (Firm)
Other Author: Eyepatch Productions.
Other Author: Tribeca Productions
Other Author: New Video Group
Other Title: Streets of Greenwood.
Notes: Originally produced in 2012.
Notes: Bonus features: an interview with the director ; "The streets of Greenwood" a short film by Jack Willis, John Reavis and Fred Wardenburg ; additional scenes with commentary.
Notes: Photographer, Joe Victorine ; editor, George Gross ; original score, David Cieri.
Notes: Featuring, Frank DeFelitta, Yvette Johnson, Leroy Jones, Senator David Jordan, Governor William Winter and Hodding Carter III.
Notes: DVD, NTSC, 16:9 widescreen, Dolby Digital stereo., 5.1 Surround.
Notes: Closed-captioned in English.
ISBN: 1422921921
Publisher Number: NNVG276581
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 323.11960730762 Boo
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