Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover

Title Life and debt [videorecording] / a Tuff Gong Pictures Production ; a film by Stephanie Black ; producer, Stephanie Black ; narration writer, Jamaica Kincaid ; director, Stephanie Black.

Imprint New York : New Yorker Video, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    330.9729 LIF    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    330.9729 LIF    Available
Edition Collector's ed.
Description 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on "A small place" by Jamaica Kincaid.
Originally released as a documentary film in 2001.
Special features: additional footage from Michael Manley's interview; director's commentary; special bonus music video "Mr. Heartless" by Anthony B.; photo gallery on the International Anti-Globalization Movement; original theatrical trailer; soundtrack excerpts.
Credits Cinematography, Malik Sayeed ... [et al.] ; editor, John Mulle.
Cast Interviews with Michael Manley, Stanley Fisher, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
Summary Jamaica became an independent country from Great Britain in 1962. It is the land of sea, sand and sun ... but it is also a prime example of the complexities of economic globalization on the world's developing countries. Effectively portrays the relationship between Jamaican poverty and the practices of international lending agencies while driving home the devastating consequences of globalization.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, widescreen presentation.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Globalization.
Jamaica -- Social conditions.
Jamaica -- Economic conditions.
Jamaica -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary films
Added Author Black, Stephanie.
Manley, Michael, 1924-1997-
Fisher, Stanley.
Aristide, Jean-Bertrand.
Sayeed, Malik.
Mullen, John.
Kincaid, Jamaica. Small place.
Tuff Gong Pictures.
New Yorker Video (Firm)
Note Title on container: Life + debt
ISBN 1567303110
Standard No. 717119830342
Music No. DVD 83003 New Yorker Video

Available items only