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Killer of sheep [videorecording] : the Charles Burnett collection / Milestone Film and Steven Soderbergh present
Alternate Title Charles Burnett collection [videorecording]
Several friends [videorecording]
Horse [videorecording]
When it rains [videorecording]
Quiet as kept [videorecording]
Special ed., [fullscreen ed.]
[Harrington Park, N.J.] : Milestone Film & Video ; [New York] : Distributed by New Yorker Video, [2007]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .K424 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African American families -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama
African Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions -- Drama
African Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Economic conditions -- Drama
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (164 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out pamphlet
Note - System Details DVD
Note Contains 1 fold-out pamphlet laid in container
Title from container
Killer of sheep originally produced in 1977
My brother's wedding originally produced in 1983
Disc 1 bonus features include Charles Burnett's acclaimed short films, Several friends (1969), The horse (1973), and When it rains (1995)
Disc 2 includes the original 1983 version and 2007 director's cut of My brother's wedding and Burnett's newest short film on Hurricane Katrina, Quiet as kept (2007)
Contents disc 1. Killer of sheep [videorecording] -- Disc 2. My brother's wedding [videorecording]
Credits Directed by Charles Burnett
Summary Includes Killer of Sheep (a masterpiece of African American filmmaking and one of the finest debuts in history) and My Brother's Wedding (a young man working at his parents' store tries to find himself). Bonus features are included
Performer/Participant Cast for Killer of sheep: Henry Gayle Sanders, Kaycee Moore, Charles Bracy, Angela Burnett, Eugene Cherry, Jack Drummond
Cast for My brother's wedding: Everette Silas, Jessie Holmes, Gaye Shannon-Burnett, Ronald E. Bell, Dennis Kemper
Series Milestone cinematheque
Alternate Author Burnett, Charles, 1944-
Sanders, Henry G. (Henry Gale), 1942-
Moore, Kaycee
Silas, Everette
Holmes, Jessie
Milestone Film & Video
New Yorker Video (Firm)

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