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The Resource Chi-raq, director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (DVD)

Chi-raq, director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (DVD)

Label
Chi-raq
Title
Chi-raq
Statement of responsibility
director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Screenwriter
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 South Side creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, Nick Cannon
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R; for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use
Language note
English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.C45 2016
PerformerNote
Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Teyonah Parris, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Aristophanes
  • Lee, Spike,
  • Willmott, Kevin,
  • Cannon, Nick
  • Snipes, Wesley,
  • Parris, Teyonah,
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Bassett, Angela,
  • Cusack, John
  • Jackson, Samuel L.,
  • Lions Gate Films,
Runtime
93
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Gangs
  • Violence
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chi-raq, director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Widescreen
  • 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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 (127 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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 control number
  • ocn932346378
  • (OCoLC)932346378
  • 1517326
System details
DVD; region 1; wide screen (2.39:1) aspect ratio; Dolby Digital (5.1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chi-raq, director, Spike Lee ; writers, Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Widescreen
  • 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
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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 (127 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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 control number
  • ocn932346378
  • (OCoLC)932346378
  • 1517326
System details
DVD; region 1; wide screen (2.39:1) aspect ratio; Dolby Digital (5.1)
Video recording format
DVD

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