The Resource Take It From Me

Take It From Me

Label
Take It From Me
Title
Take It From Me
Contributor
Distributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the story of four women struggling against great odds to raise themselves and their families out of poverty in New York City. It is also an in-depth look at the human impact of the 1996 Personal Responsibility Act and its five-year limit on public assistance.. Has welfare reform been successful? Are former public assistance recipients better off once they no longer receive public assistance? Shot over a two-year period, "Take It From Me" lets the film's participants speak for themselves. Premiered on PBS’ POV series in 2001.. “Take It From Me illuminates the complexity of poverty and the erroneous simplicity of much government policy… a powerful, heartfelt documentary.” - Julie Salamon, The New York Times. “Take It From Me goes behind the numbers… Here are scenes with more emotional impact than a dozen government reports.” - Terry Kelleher, People Magazine
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by New Day Films in 2000
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Valentina Ruiz, Abigail Perez, Teresa Diehl
Runtime
75
Technique
live action
Label
Take It From Me
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Film
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan2380903
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (76 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
2380903
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1035151007
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Take It From Me
Link
Publication
Note
  • Film
  • Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan2380903
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (76 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
2380903
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)1035151007
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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