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Toni Morrison : the pieces I am / a production of Perfect Day Films Inc. in association with American Masters Pictures ; a film by Timothy-Greenfield-Sanders ; produced by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Johanna Giebelhaus, Chad Thompson, Tommy Walker ; directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

Greenfield-Sanders, Timothy, (film director,, film producer.). Giebelhaus, Johanna, (film producer.). Thompson, Chad (Filmmaker), (film producer.). Walker, Tommy (Filmmaker), (film producer.). Guzman, Sandra, (interviewer (expression)). Morrison, Toni (on-screen participant.). Als, Hilton, (interviewee (expression)). Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- (interviewee (expression)). Lebowitz, Fran, (interviewee (expression)). Mosley, Walter, (interviewee (expression)). Sanchez, Sonia, 1934- (interviewee (expression)). Winfrey, Oprah, (interviewee (expression)). Bostic, Kathryn, (composer.). Perfect Day Films, (production company.). American Masters Pictures, (production company.). Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.).

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Rowayton Library DVD 813.54 TON (Text to phone) 33625138943076 Adult New Nonfiction DVD Checked out 10/25/2019

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General Note: For private home use only.
In English; with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); optional subtitles in Spanish.
Special features: Deleted scenes; photo gallery portraits by director, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders; theatrical trailer.
Originally released as a documentary film in 2019.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Kathryn Bostic ; editor, Johanna Giebelhaus ; director of photography, Graham Willoughby.
Participant or Performer Note: Interviewer, Sandra Guzman ; interviewees, Toni Morrison, Hilton Als, Angela Davis, Fran Lebowitz, Walter Mosley, Sonia Sanchez, Oprah Winfrey.
Summary, etc.: An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some disturbing images/thematic material.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English; with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); optional subtitles in Spanish.
Subject: Literature and race United States
Nobel Prize winners United States Biography
African American novelists Biography
Authors, American 20th century Biography
Morrison, Toni
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
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