Prince among slaves [videorecording] / directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; a presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium.
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- ISBN: 0793694183
- ISBN: 9780793694181
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2008.
Contents / Notes
Based on the book: Prince among slaves / by Terry Alford.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: "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.
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.
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Director of photography, John Rhode ; edited by David Grossbach ; original music composed by Joseph Vitarelli.
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Narrated by Mos Def.
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.
Not rated PBS Home Video.
DVD, NTSC, widescreen; stereo.
American Black Film Festival, 2007: Best Documentary.
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|Subject:||Ibrahima, Abd al-Rahman, 1762-1829.
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