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The Resource Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)

Label
Chi-Raq
Title
Chi-Raq
Statement of responsibility
Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Film distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, Nick Cannon; editors, Ryan Denmark, Hye Mee Na; director of photogaphy, Matthew Libatique
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R - for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use
Language note
English audio; English or Spanish subtitles. SDH - English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.C45 2016
PerformerNote
Nick Cannon, Teyonah Parris, Anya Engel-Adams, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, Michelle Mitchenor, Samuel L. Jackson, La La Anthony, Jennifer Hudson, David Patrick Kelly, Harry Lennix, D.B. Sweeney
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cannon, Nick
  • Parris, Teyonah
  • Engel-Adams, Anya
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Mitchenor, Michelle
  • Jackson, Samuel L.
  • Anthony, La La
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Kelly, David Patrick
  • Lennix, Harry J.
  • Sweeney, D. B.
  • Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
127
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Gangs
  • Peace movements
  • Women and peace
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky279538417
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 127 min.)
Isbn
9786316351906
Lccn
932346378
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 01/16
Other control number
031398240068
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
48624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1; 16 x 9 widescreen 2.39:1; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks Production ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; produced and directed by Spike Lee, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky279538417
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 127 min.)
Isbn
9786316351906
Lccn
932346378
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 01/16
Other control number
031398240068
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
48624
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1; 16 x 9 widescreen 2.39:1; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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