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The Resource Chi-raq, Amazon Studios ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint

Chi-raq, Amazon Studios ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint

Label
Chi-raq
Title
Chi-raq
Statement of responsibility
Amazon Studios ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Production company
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
Director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; editors, Ryan Denmark, Hye Mee Na ; original music score, Terence Blanchard ; choreography, Maija Garcia
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 dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles 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, Steve Harris, Harry Lennix, D.B. Sweeney, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Willmott, Kevin
  • Cannon, Nick
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Parris, Teyonah
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Cusack, John
  • Jackson, Samuel L.
  • Aristophanes
  • Amazon Studios
  • Roadside Attractions (Firm)
  • Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
  • Lions Gate Films
Runtime
127
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • DVDs, Spanish
  • Wide-screen DVDs
  • African American political activists
  • Women and peace
  • Gangs
  • Violence
  • Children
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Feature films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Chi-raq, Amazon Studios ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
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
  • (OCoLC)932346378
  • 619508
  • (OCoLC)ocn932346378
  • 619508
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (2.39:1) aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Chi-raq, Amazon Studios ; Roadside Attractions ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Kevin Willmott & Spike Lee ; Amazon Studios presents a 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks production ; a Spike Lee Joint
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
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
  • (OCoLC)932346378
  • 619508
  • (OCoLC)ocn932346378
  • 619508
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (2.39:1) aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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