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Title The barber of Birmingham [videorecording] : foot soldier of the civil rights movement / Chicken & Egg Pictures presents ; a film by Gail Dolgin and Robin Fryday.

Imprint [United States] : Purposeful Productions : Distributed by Video Project, ©2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, DVDs Non-Fiction    J 973.0496 BAR    Available
Description 1 videodisc (26 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Motion picture.
System Details DVD-R.
Language Closed-Captioned.
Credits Produced by Gail Dolgin, Robin Fryday, Judith Helfand ; cinematographers, Vicente Franco, Ashley James, Allen Rosen ; edited by Jacob Steingroot, Kim Roberts.
Note This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
Audience Grades 6-Adult.
Summary "In the days before and after Barack Obama's victory in the 2008 presidential election, an 85-year-old civil rights activist and "foot soldier" looks back on the early days of the movement. World War II veteran James Armstrong was the proud proprietor of Armstrong's Barbershop, a cultural and political hub in Birmingham, Alabama, for more than 50 years. Armstrong, who carried the American flag across the Selma bridge during the Bloody Sunday march for voting rights in 1965, links the struggles of the past with a previously unimaginable dream: the election of the first African-American president."--Container insert.
Performer Interviews with Mr. James Armstrong, Floyd Armstrong, Amelia Boynton Robinson, Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Rev. Carter Gaston, Rev. C.T. Vivian, Shirley Gavin Floyd, Faya Rosé Toure Sanders.
Subject Armstrong, James, 1923-2009.
Civil rights workers -- United States.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History.
Birmingham (Ala.) -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Short films.
Added Author Armstrong, James, 1923-2009.
Dolgin, Gail. Director. Producer.
Fryday, Robin. Director. Producer.
Helfand, Judith, 1964- Producer.
Steingroot, Jacob. Editor.
Kim Roberts. Editor.
Chicken & Egg Pictures (Firm)
Purposeful Productions.
Standard No. 884501790741
Music No. BAR-1094 Video Project

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