Prince among slaves / [a presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium and is a production of Unity Productions Foundation in association with Spark Media and Duke Media] ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; co-producer and co-writer Raki Jones

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Subjects: Slaves--Mississippi--Natchez--Biography
Princes--Africa, West--Biography
Muslims--Mississippi--Natchez--Biography
Slavery--Mississippi
Ibrahima, Abd al-Rahman, 1762-1829
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, English (translated from)
Audience: General, Not rated
Edition: We the people ed
Published: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2011
LC Classification: E
Added Titles: Alford, Terry Prince among slaves
Additional Authors: Author of screenplay : Kalin, Andrea
Director : Duke, Bill, 1943-
Author of screenplay : Jones, Raki
Narrator : Mos Def (Rapper)
Cinematographer : Rhode, John
Film editor : Grossbach, David
Composer : Vitarelli, Joseph
National Black Programming Consortium
Unity Productions Foundation
Spark Media (Washington, D.C.)
Duke Media (Firm)
PBS Home Video
Notes: ISBN: 9781608834204
ISBN: 1608834204
UPC: 841887014236
Videorecording number: PASL702
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen
English (stereo.) dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Narrated by Mos Def
Credits: Director of photography, John Rhode ; edited by David Grossbach ; original music composed by Joseph Vitarelli
Based on the book: Prince among slaves / by Terry Alford
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007
Not rated PBS Home Video
Summary: The true story of Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima Ibn Sori, a West African prince who was sold into slavery in 1788, eventually ending up in Natchez, Mississippi
Contents: Prince among slaves -- Middle Passage -- TransAtlantic slave trade -- Natchez, Mississippi -- Foster's field -- Torn memories -- Escape and revelation -- King Cotton -- Starting anew -- Twenty years later -- Crossroads -- Dr. Cox's offer -- Narschalk -- Freedom -- Departure -- Most popular African in America -- ACS -- Backlash -- Last stop -- Journey home -- A dream fulfilled
Special features: "We the people" discussion guides & resources; "Dominion over others : slavery at home in the world" featurette; "Writing in the sand : the legacy of Muslim slavery" featurette; "Land of faith & liberty : the Muslim kingdom of Futa Jallon" featurette; interview with Mos Def
King Library IMC copy Includes public performance rights as part of participation in the Muslim Journey Bookshelf
American Black Film Festival, 2007: Best Documentary
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
OCLC Number: 824529334
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608834204
1608834204
8418870142
PASL702

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