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Lorraine Hansberry : sighted eyes, feeling heart

Label
Lorraine Hansberry : sighted eyes, feeling heart
Title
Lorraine Hansberry
Title remainder
sighted eyes, feeling heart
Title variation
Sighted eyes, feeling heart
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Actor
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Film distributor
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This documentary sheds valuable light on all aspects of Lorraine Hansberry's play, A Raisin in the Sun, including the daunting challenge of securing investment and a venue for this production about a working class Black family, the casting process, artistic debates and finally its public reception. The film features interviews with the play's original cast members, Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Louis Gossett, Jr. and Glynn Turman, director Lloyd Richards, producer Phil Rose, supporter Harry Belafonte as well as writer Amiri Baraka along with excerpts from the 1961 Hollywood movie. Additionally the film reveals how central feminism was to her ideas and boldly acknowledges (using her diary entries) her same gender relationships and private lesbian identity before the appearance of the gay rights movement
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Cataloging source
UAB
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Sighted eyes, feeling heart (Television program)
  • American masters (Television program)
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Credits note
Editors, Randall MacLowry, Chad Ervin ; music composer, Don Byron ; cinematographers, Jonathan Weaver, Austin de Besche, Nikki Bramley, Rick Butler, Keith Walker
Date time place
Originally produced by California Newsreel in 2017
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PS3515.A515
LC item number
Z871
PerformerNote
  • Narrator, LaTanya Richardson Jackson ; Lorraine Hansberry voiceover, Anika Noni Rose ; Alexandria King (as Lorraine Hansberry)
  • Interviewees: Michael Anderson, Ann Bannon, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Timuel Black, William Branch, Dorothy Burnham, Steven Carter, Charles Davis, Ruby Dee, Burt D'Lugoff, Harry Elam, Louis Gossett, Jr., Mamie Hansberry, Clarence Jones, Lynn Nottage, Imani Perry, Shauneille Perry, Sidney Poiter, Lloyd Richards, Philip Rose, Marie Rupert, Joan Sandler, Judith Smith, Glynn Turman, Douglas Turner Ward, Mary Helen Washington, Margaret Wilkerson, Edie Windsor
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  • 1949-
  • 1972-
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  • Strain, Tracy Heather
  • MacLowry, Randall
  • Richardson, LaTanya
  • Rose, Anika Noni
  • King, Alexandria Danielle
  • Ervin, Chad
  • Byron, Don
  • Weaver, Jonathan
  • De Besche, Austin
  • Bramley, Nikki
  • Butler, Rick
  • Walker, Keith
  • California Newsreel (Firm)
  • American Masters Pictures
  • Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project, LLC
  • Film Posse (Firm)
  • Chiz Schultz, Inc
  • Independent Television Service
  • Black Public Media
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
  • Ford Foundation
  • JustFilms (Firm)
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • LEF Foundation
  • Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney Fund
  • Illinois Humanities Council
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
118
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  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Dramatists, American
  • African American theater
  • Race relations
  • African American dramatists
  • American drama
  • Women dramatists
  • African American dramatists
  • African American theater
  • American drama
  • Dramatists, American
  • Race relations
  • Women dramatists
Technique
live action
Label
Lorraine Hansberry : sighted eyes, feeling heart
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The Life and Work of a Treasured American Playwright."
  • Title from title frames
  • Originally produced as a episode of the PBS television series American masters in 2017; per Internet movie database, first broadcast January 19, 2018 as episode 1 of season 32
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
5575174
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1053940689
  • (OCoLC)1053940689
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lorraine Hansberry : sighted eyes, feeling heart
Publication
Note
  • "The Life and Work of a Treasured American Playwright."
  • Title from title frames
  • Originally produced as a episode of the PBS television series American masters in 2017; per Internet movie database, first broadcast January 19, 2018 as episode 1 of season 32
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
5575174
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1053940689
  • (OCoLC)1053940689
Video recording format
DVD

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