|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 20 Libraries 20 of 23 copies|
SummaryRecounting 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.
Haley family -- Drama.
Slavery -- United States -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Drama.
African American families -- Drama.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Santa Monica, California :2016
|Other Titles|| Roots.
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.
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.
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).
In English; with optional Spanish subtitles; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed documentary.
DVD; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr., 29 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.