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Roots

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Spanish
Format: DVD 2016
Availability: Available at 19 Libraries 19 of 25 copies
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Andrew Bayne Memorial Library Television Series TV Root
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Bethel Park Public Library Audio/Visual DVD ROOTS
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CLP - South Side Audiovisual Collection DVD Roots
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport AV DVD ROO
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Community Library of Castle Shannon DVD DVD 791.45 ROOTS 2016 (3)
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Moon Township Public Library Audiovisual DVD TV ROOTS 7467
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Movies DVD ROOTS (2016)
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Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos DVD Roots
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Sewickley Public Library AV - Television Series DVD ROO
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Western Allegheny Community Library Audiovisual DVD ROOTS
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Whitehall Public Library Adult DVD Collection ADVD 2951 R
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Summary
Recounting one family's struggle to resist American slavery, this is the gripping story told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War.
Additional Information
Subjects Kinte family -- Drama.
Haley family -- Drama.
Slavery -- United States -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Drama.
African American families -- Drama.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Television adaptations.
Fiction television programs.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Santa Monica, California :2016
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Roots.
Contributors Kindberg, Ann, television producer.
Eatock, Cheryl, television producer.
Kantrow, Alissa M. (Alissa Miller), 1969- television producer.
McDonald, Alison, screenwriter.
Murray, Charles, screenwriter.
Noyce, Phillip, television director.
Van Peebles, Mario, television director.
Carter, Thomas, 1953- television director.
Beresford, Bruce, television director.
Coleman, Chad, actor.
Corinealdi, Emayatzy, 1980- actor.
Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961- actor.
Goode, Matthew, 1978- actor.
T. I., 1980- actor.
Kirby, Malachi, actor.
Luke, Derek, 1974- actor.
Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan, 1977- actor.
Page, Regé-Jean, actor.
Konner, Lawrence, screenwriter.
Paquin, Anna, actor.
Phifer, Mekhi, 1975- actor.
Purefoy, James, 1964- actor.
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972- actor.
Tazel, Erica, actor.
Threatt, Sedale, Jr., actor.
Rosenthal, Mark D., screenwriter.
Whitaker, Forest, actor.
Heffes, Alex, composer.
Miller, Philip, 1964- composer.
Haley, Alex. Roots.
History (Television network), presenter.
A+E Studios, production company.
Marc Toberoff Productions, production company.
Wolper Organization, production company.
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Chad Coleman, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Tip 'TI' Harris, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Regé-Jean Page, Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, James Purefoy, Anika Noni Rose, Erica Tazel, Sedale Threatt, Jr., Forest Whitaker.
Other Contributors Music by Alex Heffes (nights 1-4), Philip Miller (night 1) ; edited by Martin Nicholson, Greg Babor (night 1), James D. Wilcox (night 2), Neil Mandelberg (night 3), David Beatty (night 4) ; directors of photography, Sharone Meir (night 1), Peter Menzies, Jr. (nights 2-4).
Audience Rating: TV14.
Language English
Spanish
In English; with optional Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed documentary.
System Details DVD; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr., 29 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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