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Title Let the fire burn [videorecording] / School of Media & Public Affairs, the George Washington University ; Sundance Institute ; the Film Sales Company ; directed and produced by Jason Osder.

Publication Info. [New York] : Zeitgeist Films, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    974.8 LET    Available
Description 1 videodisc (95 minutes) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
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NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Note Documentary.
Extras: Michael Ward interviews -- Director Q&A -- Theatrical trailer.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 2013.
Contents Extra features: Michael Ward interviews -- Director Q&A -- Theatrical trailer.
Credits Editor, Nels Bangerter ; original music, Christopher Mangum.
Performer With Michael Moses Ward, Delbert Africa, Louise James, LaVerne Sims, Ramona Africa, James Berghaier.
Summary Comprised of found footage and sound bites, Let the fire burn describes the conflict between the Black Power group MOVE and the people and city government of Philadelphia, culminating in the armed standoff of May 13, 1985, in which one police officer and eleven MOVE members were killed, ending when Philadelphia police dropped a bomb on the row house that served as MOVE headquarters.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; stereo, 5.1 surround.
Language Closed-captioned; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards 2013 Tribeca Film Festival: Best Editing in a Documentary; 2013 IDA Awards, Best Editor; 2014 Independent Spirit Awards, Truer than Fiction Award.
Subject MOVE (Organization)
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Police-community relations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Black nationalism -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Black power -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Race relations.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Osder, Jason, film director, film producer.
Mangum, Christopher, 1968- composer (expression)
Ward, Michael Moses, 1971-2013, interviewee (expression)
George Washington University. School of Media and Public Affairs, production company.
Sundance Institute, contributor.
Film Sales Company, film distributor.
Zeitgeist Films, publisher.
Standard No. 795975116039
Music No. Z1160 Zeitgeist Films

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