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The Resource Roots

Roots

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Contributor
Actor
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
OOTS is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family's will to survive, endure and ultimately, carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity that reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit
Member of
3yMYE-cezTE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers, Ann Kindberg [and 10 others]; directed by Phillip Noyce (night 1), Mario Van Peebles (night 2), Thomas Carter (night 3), Bruce Beresford (night 4)
Dewey number
791.4572
Intended audience
Rated: MA15+
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Chad Coleman, Laurence Fishburne, Malachi Kirby, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anika Noni Rose, Forest Whitaker
Runtime
371
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Roots
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Catalogued from container
  • Beyond Home Entertainment: BHE7403
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Special feature : Roots: A history revealed ; The saga of an American family revisited ; The women of Roots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 DVD-videos (371 min.)
Isbn
9318500074034
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9318500074034
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
BHE7403
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Region 4; PAL
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Catalogued from container
  • Beyond Home Entertainment: BHE7403
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Special feature : Roots: A history revealed ; The saga of an American family revisited ; The women of Roots
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 DVD-videos (371 min.)
Isbn
9318500074034
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9318500074034
Other physical details
sound, colour
Publisher number
BHE7403
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
Region 4; PAL
Video recording format
DVD

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