The Resource Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Fireworks production ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott

Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Fireworks production ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott

Label
Chi-Raq
Title
Chi-Raq
Statement of responsibility
Amazon Studios presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Fireworks production ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's Southside creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Cataloging source
CaOWLBI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music, Nick Cannon ; editors, Ryan Denmark, Hye Mee Na ; director of photography, Matthew Libatique
Intended audience
  • Must be 18 YEARS OR OLDER to borrow this item
  • OFA rating: 18A for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use
Language note
English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Teyonah Parris, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1980-
  • 1981-
  • 1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, Spike
  • Willmott, Kevin
  • Cannon, Nick
  • Snipes, Wesley
  • Parris, Teyonah
  • Hudson, Jennifer
  • Bassett, Angela
  • Cusack, John
  • Jackson, Samuel L
  • Lions Gate Films
Runtime
127
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Gangs
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Fireworks production ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398240099
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
48627
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(CaOWLBI)av00311194
System details
  • Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Blu-ray, 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio in English
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Chi-Raq, Amazon Studios presents ; a 40 Acres and a Mule Fireworks production ; produced and directed by Spike Lee ; written by Spike Lee, Kevin Willmott
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2015
  • Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (127 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398240099
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
48627
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(CaOWLBI)av00311194
System details
  • Blu-ray disc will not play in standard DVD players
  • Blu-ray, 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio in English
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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