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California Newsreel presents [with] American Masters Pictures ; Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project, LLC presents in association with the Film Posse, Chiz Schultz Inc. and American Masters Pictures ; a co-production with ITVS, Black Public Media ; written and directed by Tracey Heather Strain ; produced by Tracy Heather Strain and Randall MacLowry ; executive producer, Chiz Schultz.

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Names: Strain, Tracy Heather, | MacLowry, Randall, | Ervin, Chad, | Byron, Don, | Weaver, Jonathan, | De Besche, Austin, | Bramley, Nikki, | Butler, Rick, | Walker, Keith,
Published: [San Francisco] : California Newsreel, 2017.
Topics: Dramatists, American - 20th century - Biography. | African American dramatists - 20th century - Biography. | American drama - 20th century. | Women dramatists - 20th century. | African American theater - 20th century. | Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Documentary television programs.
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Uniform Title: Lorraine Hansberry (Documentary television program)
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details: DVD, NTSC; stereo or Dolby 5.1 surround sound.
Language Note: English SDH; subtitled for the deaf and hard-of-hearing; English descriptive audio.
Summary: "The first-ever feature documentary about Lorraine Hansberry, the visionary playwright who authored the groundbreaking A Raisin in the Sun. An overnight sensation, the play transformed the American theater and has long been considered a classic, yet the remarkable story of the playwright faded from view. With this documentary, filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain resurrects the Lorraine Hansberry we have forgotten--a passionate artist, committed activist and sought-after public intellectual who waged an outspoken and defiant battle against injustice in 20th-century America. The film reveals Hansberry's prescient works tackling race, human rights, women's equality and sexuality that anticipated social and political movements on the horizon"--
Performer: Narrator, LaTanya Richardson Jackson ; Lorraine Hansberry voiceover, Anika Noni Rose ; Alexandria King (as Lorraine Hansberry).
Interviewees: Michael Anderson, Ann Bannon, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Timuel Black, William Branch, Dorothy Burnham, Steven Carter, Charles Davis, Ruby Dee, Burt D'Lugoff, Harry Elam, Louis Gossett, Jr., Mamie Hansberry, Clarence Jones, Lynn Nottage, Imani Perry, Shauneille Perry, Sidney Poiter, Lloyd Richards, Philip Rose, Marie Rupert, Joan Sandler, Judith Smith, Glynn Turman, Douglas Turner Ward, Mary Helen Washington, Margaret Wilkerson, Edie Windsor.
Other Names: Strain, Tracy Heather, film director, film producer, screenwriter.
MacLowry, Randall, film producer, film editor.
Ervin, Chad, film editor.
Byron, Don, composer.
Weaver, Jonathan, cinematographer.
De Besche, Austin, cinematographer.
Bramley, Nikki, cinematographer.
Butler, Rick, cinematographer.
Walker, Keith, cinematographer.
California Newsreel (Firm), presenter, film distributor.
American Masters Pictures, funder, presenter.
Chiz Schultz, Inc.
Lorraine Hansberry Documentary Project, LLC., presenter.
Black Public Media (Firm), production company.
Independent Television Service, production company.
National Endowment for the Humanities, funder.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, funder.
Ford Foundation, funder.
JustFilms (Firm), funder.
National Endowment for the Arts, funder.
Film Posse (Firm), funder.
LEF Foundation, funder.
Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney Fund, funder.
Illinois Humanities, funder.

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