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Uniform Title 1971 (Motion picture : 2014)
Title 1971 [videorecording] / Maximum Pictures & Fork Films present, in association with Big Mouth Productions, Motto Pictures, Ford Foundation JustFilms, Candescent Films, a film by Johanna Hamilton ; directed and produced by Johanna Hamilton ; produced by Marilyn Ness, Katy Chevigny ; written by Johanna Hamilton, Gabriel Rhodes.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : First Run Features, [2015]
©2015

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    363.25 NIN    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (79 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video rda
Documentary films. lcgft
Note Documentary.
System Details DVD ; NTSC ; widescreen presentation.
Language In English, with optional Spanish subtitles ; optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Credits Cinematographers, Kirsten Johnson (interviews), Andreas Burgess (recreations) ; original music, Philip Sheppard.
Note Program content: ©2014.
Summary On March 8, 1971, eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, a town just outside of Philadelphia, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation of Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. Despite conducting one of the most thorough investigations in its history, the FBI never solved the mystery of the break-in.
Note "Before the Pentagon papers and WikiLeaks, before Edward Snowden's NSA revelation, there was Media, Pennsylvania."
Contents Extra feature: Snowden on 1971. (85 min.) Edward Snowden in conversation with the Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI.
Subject United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Corrupt practices.
Political crimes and offenses -- Pennsylvania -- Case studies.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States.
Protest movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hamilton, Johanna, film director, film producer, screenwriter.
Ness, Marilyn, film producer.
Chevigny, Katy, film producer.
Rhodes, Gabriel, screenwriter.
Sheppard, Philip, composer.
Maximum Pictures, presenter, production company.
Independent Television Service, production company.
Fork Films, presenter.
Big Mouth Productions, presenter.
Motto Pictures, presenter.
JustFilms (Firm), presenter.
Candescent Films, presenter.
First-Run Features (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Nineteen seventy-one
Note Title on container: 1971 : the year a few ordinary citizens took on the FBI
Added Title Year a few ordinary citizens took on the FBI
Standard No. 720229916769
Music No. FRF 916769D First Run Features

 
    
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