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Title Black August / 276 Productions presents a TCinque picture ; producers, Jan Mabry & Judd Flemming ; writer, TCinque J. Sampson ; co-directors, TCinque J. Sampson & Samm Styles.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2008.
©2006

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Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  DVD BLACK AUGUST    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD BLACK    Check Shelf
Edition Widescreen edition.
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series American Black Film Festival DVD series
American Black Film Festival DVD series.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
Note Title from container.
Cast Gary Dourdan, Darren Bridgett, Ezra Stanley, Vonetta McGee, Elizabeth Nunziato, Leith M. Burke, Tina Marie Murray, "Big" Leroy Mobley.
Credits Director of photography, Kev Robertson ; art director, Doug Freeman ; editor, Judd Flemming ; score, Juan "Uglyfingers" Blair ; wardrobe, Dierdre Scully.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Terms Of Use This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Language English dialogue, English, French or Portuguese subtitles; closed-captioned.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Inmate activist George Lester Jackson's short life became a flashpoint for revolution, igniting the bloodiest riot in San Quentin's history. In a story ripped from history's headlines, this film traces Jackson's spiritual journey and violent fate, from being sent up on a one-year-to-life sentence for robbing a gas station of $71 to galvanizing the Black Guerrilla Family with his incendiary book of letters, "Soledad Brother," to the fierce August day when his younger brother Jonathan shocked the world by taking a California courtroom hostage to protest Jackson's upcoming trial.
Note Special features: Deleted scenes.
GMD: videorecording.
Subject Jackson, George, 1941-1971 -- Drama.
African American prisoners -- California -- Biography -- Drama.
Radicals -- California -- Biography -- Drama.
Black power -- United States -- Drama.
Revolutions -- United States -- Drama.
Prison violence -- California -- Drama.
California State Prison at San Quentin -- Drama.
Radicalism -- California -- Biography -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical -- Feature.
Prison -- Feature.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Feature films.
Biographical films.
Melodrama.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Prison films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Added Author Mabry, Jan.
Flemming, Judd.
Sampson, TCinque J.
Styles, Samm.
Dourdan, Gary.
Bridgett, Darren.
Stanley, Ezra.
McGee, Vonetta.
Nunziato, Elizabeth.
Burke, Leith M.
Murray, Tina Marie.
Mobley, Leroy.
276 Productions (Firm)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 1419852035
9781419852039
Standard No. 085391151869
00085391151869
Music No. 115186 Warner Home Video
1000024728 Warner Home Video
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