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The Resource Black girl, director, Ousmane Sembène, (videorecording)

Black girl, director, Ousmane Sembène, (videorecording)

Label
Black girl
Title
Black girl
Statement of responsibility
director, Ousmane Sembène
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
Summary
A young Senegalese woman moves to France to work for a wealthy white couple and finds that life in their small apartment becomes a prison, both figuratively and literally, into a complexly layered critique of the lingering colonialist mindset of a supposedly postcolonial world
Member of
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Black girl (motion picture)
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
PG
Language note
French dialogue; English subtitles
PerformerNote
M'bissine Therese Diop
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1923-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Diop, Mbissine Thérèse
  • Sembène, Ousmane
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
59
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
852
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Household employees
  • Immigrants
  • Self-esteem
  • Motion pictures, Sengelese
  • Motion pictures
  • Senegalese
  • Suicide
  • Foreign films
  • Foreign films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Black girl, director, Ousmane Sembène, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features: excerpt from a 1966 broadcast of JT 20h, featuring Sembène accepting the Prix Jean Vigo for Black Girl; new interview with actor M'Bissine Thérèse Diop; trailer; essay by critic Ashley Clark
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (59 minutes)
Isbn
9781681432489
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515192019
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2721DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00304125
  • 847220
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; monophonic
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Black girl, director, Ousmane Sembène, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features: excerpt from a 1966 broadcast of JT 20h, featuring Sembène accepting the Prix Jean Vigo for Black Girl; new interview with actor M'Bissine Thérèse Diop; trailer; essay by critic Ashley Clark
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (59 minutes)
Isbn
9781681432489
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515192019
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC2721DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • av00304125
  • 847220
System details
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; monophonic
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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