The Resource Hughes' Dream Harlem., (electronic resource)

Hughes' Dream Harlem., (electronic resource)

Label
Hughes' Dream Harlem.
Title
Hughes' Dream Harlem.
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Langston Hughes was one of the most prominent figures of the Harlem Renaissance and is often referred to as Harlem's poet laureate. This film shows how Hughes successfully fused jazz, blues and common speech to celebrate the beauty of Black life. Hughes' Dream Harlem presents a vision of the esteemed poet in present-day Harlem and makes an important case for Hughes' impact on hip-hop and the spoken-word community. This multi-layered documentary includes roundtable discussions of his contributions and a tour of Hughes' Harlem hang-outs. The distinguished actor/activist Ossie Davis offers the narration in his soulful baritone, while his wife and collaborator, the renowned Ruby Dee, reflects on Hughes' life with such notable personalities as poet Sonia Sanchez and music industry icon Damon Dash. The artists testify to his continuing impact on their work and his steadfast racial pride and artistic independence. Hughes' Dream Harlem will inspire students to discover Hughes' work while encouraging them to pursue their own writing. "Hughes' Dream Harlem links the poetic voice of African Americans from the Harlem Renaissance to today's Def Poetry Jam. It demonstrates continuity from Harlem of the past to the socio-political issues facing Africans in America today in the present." - Danny Simmons, Executive Producer, Def Poetry. "Hughes' Dream Harlem makes the connection to today's spoken word movement inspired by the music-based poetry form that Langston invented." - St. Clair Bourne, Filmmaker. "Imaginatively filmed, this fine program is recommended for both school and public libraries." - Booklist. "The interviews are incredibly powerful. This fascinating film should be a part of African American history, poetry and literature collections." - Library Journal
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by California Newsreel in 2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Joseph, Jamal
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hughes, Langston
  • eVideo
  • African American poets
  • Harlem Renaissance
Technique
live action
Label
Hughes' Dream Harlem., (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1139679
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 61 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1139679
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908378109
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Hughes' Dream Harlem., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1139679
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 61 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1139679
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908378109
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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