The Resource Roots, History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg (nights 1-4), Cheryl Eatock (night 1) ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal (nights 1 and 4), Alison McDonald (night 2), Charles Murray (night 3) ; directed by Phillip Noyce (night 1), Mario Van Peebles (night 2), Thomas Carter (night 3), Bruce Beresford (night 4), (videorecording)

Roots, History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg (nights 1-4), Cheryl Eatock (night 1) ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal (nights 1 and 4), Alison McDonald (night 2), Charles Murray (night 3) ; directed by Phillip Noyce (night 1), Mario Van Peebles (night 2), Thomas Carter (night 3), Bruce Beresford (night 4), (videorecording)

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg (nights 1-4), Cheryl Eatock (night 1) ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal (nights 1 and 4), Alison McDonald (night 2), Charles Murray (night 3) ; directed by Phillip Noyce (night 1), Mario Van Peebles (night 2), Thomas Carter (night 3), Bruce Beresford (night 4)
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Production designer
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Roots (Television program : 2016)
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  • riNzC7cbWMM
Credits note
Costume designers, Ruth E. Carter (nights 1-4), Diana Cilliers (night 1) ; music by Alex Heffes (nights 1-4), Philip Miller (night 1) ; edited by Martin Nicholson, Greg Babor (night 1), James D. Wilcox (night 2), Neil Mandelberg (night 3), David Beatty (night 4) ; production designers, Ida Random (nights 1-4), Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson (night 1) ; directors of photography, Sharone Meir (night 1), Peter Menzies, Jr. (nights 2-4)
Date time place
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
Rating: TV14
Language note
English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Chad Coleman, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Tip 'TI' Harris, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Regé-Jean Page, Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, James Purefoy, Anika Noni Rose, Erica Tazel, Sedale Threatt, Jr., Forest Whitaker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1953-
  • 1980-
  • 1961-
  • 1978-
  • 1980-
  • 1989-
  • 1974-
  • 1977-
  • 1975-
  • 1964-
  • 1972-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kindberg, Ann
  • Eatock, Cheryl
  • Kantrow, Alissa M.
  • Konner, Lawrence
  • Rosenthal, Mark D.
  • McDonald, Alison
  • Murray, Charles
  • Noyce, Phillip
  • Van Peebles, Mario
  • Carter, Thomas
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Coleman, Chad
  • Corinealdi, Emayatzy
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Goode, Matthew
  • T. I.
  • Kirby, Malachi
  • Luke, Derek
  • Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan
  • Page, Regé-Jean
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Phifer, Mekhi
  • Purefoy, James
  • Rose, Anika Noni
  • Tazel, Erica
  • Threatt, Sedale
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Carter, Ruth E.
  • Cilliers, Diana
  • Heffes, Alex
  • Miller, Philip
  • Nicholson, Martin
  • Babor, Greg
  • Wilcox, James D.
  • Mandelberg, Neil
  • Beatty, David
  • Random, Ida
  • Hely-Hutchinson, Jonathan
  • Meir, Sharone
  • Menzies, Peter
Runtime
389
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  • Kinte family
  • Haley family
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Abolitionists
  • African American families
  • TV shows
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg (nights 1-4), Cheryl Eatock (night 1) ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal (nights 1 and 4), Alison McDonald (night 2), Charles Murray (night 3) ; directed by Phillip Noyce (night 1), Mario Van Peebles (night 2), Thomas Carter (night 3), Bruce Beresford (night 4), (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Special feature: Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Night 1 ; Night 2 -- Disc 2. Night 3 ; Night 4 -- Disc 3. Bonus feature: Roots: a history revealed
Control code
ocn953420848
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hrs., 29 mins.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 031398247586
  • 031398248941
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 49983
  • 50132
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)953420848
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots, History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg (nights 1-4), Cheryl Eatock (night 1) ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal (nights 1 and 4), Alison McDonald (night 2), Charles Murray (night 3) ; directed by Phillip Noyce (night 1), Mario Van Peebles (night 2), Thomas Carter (night 3), Bruce Beresford (night 4), (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Special feature: Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Night 1 ; Night 2 -- Disc 2. Night 3 ; Night 4 -- Disc 3. Bonus feature: Roots: a history revealed
Control code
ocn953420848
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hrs., 29 mins.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 031398247586
  • 031398248941
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 49983
  • 50132
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)953420848
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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