|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
SummaryThe gripping story is 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. Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit.
-- Television adaptations.
Slavery -- United States -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Drama.
African American families -- Drama.
Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| Santa Monica, California :2016
|Other Titles|| Roots.
Beresford, Bruce, film director.
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.
Goode, Matthew, 1978- actor.
T. I., 1980- actor.
Kirby, Malachi, actor.
Luke, Derek, 1974- actor.
Page, Regé-Jean, actor.
Konner, Lawrence, screenwriter.
Phifer, Mekhi, 1975- actor.
Purefoy, James, 1964- actor.
Rose, Anika Noni, 1972- actor.
Tazel, Erica, actor.
Threatt, Sedale, Jr., actor.
Rosenthal, Mark D., screenwriter.
Heffes, Alex, composer.
Whitaker, Forest, actor.
Paquin, Anna, actor.
Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961- actor.
Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan, 1977- actor.
Haley, Alex. Roots.
History (Television network), presenter.
Marc Toberoff Productions, production company.
Wolper Organization, production company.
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
A+E Studios, production company.
Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-meyers, James Breaux, Newton James Hippolyte Jr.
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing; closed-captioned.
Title from web page.
Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series.
Special feature: Roots: A history revealed.
Blu-ray, widescreen; 5.1 DTS-HD MA; requires Blu-ray player.
3 videodiscs (383 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.