The Resource The nine muses, a film by John Akomfrah ; a Smoking Dogs production made in association with BBC English Regions, Creation Rebel Films and Soul Rebel Pictures ; producers, Lina Gopaul, David Lawson

The nine muses, a film by John Akomfrah ; a Smoking Dogs production made in association with BBC English Regions, Creation Rebel Films and Soul Rebel Pictures ; producers, Lina Gopaul, David Lawson

Label
The nine muses
Title
The nine muses
Statement of responsibility
a film by John Akomfrah ; a Smoking Dogs production made in association with BBC English Regions, Creation Rebel Films and Soul Rebel Pictures ; producers, Lina Gopaul, David Lawson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The nine muses: Part documentary, part personal essay, this experimental film combines archive imagery with the striking wintry landscapes of Alaska to tell the story of immigrant experience coming into the UK from 1960 onwards
  • Seven songs for Malcolm X: Intercutting testimonies and eyewitness accounts with tableaux and dramatic reenactments, the film explores the life and legacy of Malcolm X. With his widow Betty Shabazz, Spike Lee, and many others
  • The last angel of history: An examination of the relationships between music, Pan-African culture, science fiction, intergalactic travel, and computer technology. With George Clinton, DJ Spooky, Octavia Butler, Greg Tate, and Derek May
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Miikka Leskinen ; director of photography, Dewald Aukema ; composer, Trevor Mathison
PerformerNote
Trevor Mathison, John Akomfrah, David Lawson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Akomfrah, John
  • Gopaul, Lina
  • Lawson, David
  • Mathison, Trevor
  • Shabazz, Betty
  • Lee, Spike
  • Clinton, George
  • Smoking Dogs Films
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Creation Rebel Films
  • Soul Rebel Pictures
  • Black Audio Film Collective
  • Icarus Films Home Video
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • X, Malcolm
  • X, Malcolm
  • Black Muslims
  • Black Muslims
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Pan-Africanism
  • Science fiction
  • Popular music
  • England
Technique
live action
Label
The nine muses, a film by John Akomfrah ; a Smoking Dogs production made in association with BBC English Regions, Creation Rebel Films and Soul Rebel Pictures ; producers, Lina Gopaul, David Lawson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc one. The nine muses (2010, 94 min.) -- Disc two. Bonus films: Seven songs for Malcolm X / Black Audio Film Collective (1993, 52 min.) ; Last angel of history / Black Audio Films (1995, 45 min.)
Control code
811355270
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (94 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin College: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
854565001404
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)811355270
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; fullscreen and widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The nine muses, a film by John Akomfrah ; a Smoking Dogs production made in association with BBC English Regions, Creation Rebel Films and Soul Rebel Pictures ; producers, Lina Gopaul, David Lawson
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2010
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc one. The nine muses (2010, 94 min.) -- Disc two. Bonus films: Seven songs for Malcolm X / Black Audio Film Collective (1993, 52 min.) ; Last angel of history / Black Audio Films (1995, 45 min.)
Control code
811355270
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (94 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin College: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
854565001404
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)811355270
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; fullscreen and widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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