Prince among slaves (DVD video, 2008) [Beloit College]
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Prince among slaves

Prince among slaves

Author: Andrea KalinBill DukeJohn RhodeDavid GrossbachJoseph VitarelliAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
The true story of Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima Ibn Sori, a West African prince who was sold into slavery in 1788, eventually ending up in Natchez, Mississippi.
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and Factual Films
Television programs
Documentary television programs
Films for the hearing impaired
Biographical films
Documentary films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Émissions télévisées
Documentaires télévisés
Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives
Films autres que de fiction
Films pour personnes handicapées auditives
Named Person: Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima; Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Kalin; Bill Duke; John Rhode; David Grossbach; Joseph Vitarelli; Mos Def, (Rapper); Terry Alford; National Black Programming Consortium,; Spark Media (Washington, D.C.),; Duke Media (Firm),; Unity Productions Foundation,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Home Video,
ISBN: 0793694183 9780793694181 9781608834204 1608834204
Language Note: In English; closed-captioned in English.
OCLC Number: 191886932
Notes: Based on the book: Prince among slaves / by Terry Alford.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: "Dominion over others : slavery at home in the world" featurette; "Writing in the sand : the legacy of Muslim slavery" featurette; "Land of faith & liberty : the Muslim kingdom of Futa Jallon" featurette; interview with Mos Def.
Credits: Director of photography, John Rhode ; edited by David Grossbach ; original music composed by Joseph Vitarelli.
Performer(s): Narrated by Mos Def.
Awards: American Black Film Festival, 2007: Best Documentary.
Target Audience: Not rated
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, widescreen; stereo.
Contents: Prince among slaves --
Middle Passage --
TransAtlantic slave trade --
Natchez, Mississippi --
Foster's field --
Torn memories --
Escape and revelation --
King Cotton --
Starting anew --
Twenty years later --
Crossroads --
Dr. Cox's offer --
Narschalk --
Freedom --
Departure --
Most popular African in America --
ACS --
Backlash --
Last stop --
Journey home --
A dream fulfilled.
Responsibility: directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; a presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium ; Spark Media ; Duke Media ; Unity Productions Foundation.


The true story of Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima Ibn Sori, a West African prince who was sold into slavery in 1788, eventually ending up in Natchez, Mississippi.
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