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Freedom Bags [videorecording]

Abena Productions ; produced by Stanley Nelson and Elizabeth Clark-Lewis ; directed by Stanley Nelson
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
Freedom bags is the story of African-American women who migrated from the rural south during the first 3 decades of the 20th century. Hoping to escape from the racism and poverty of the post-Civil War South, they boarded segregated trains for an uncertain future up North. Most could find jobs only as houseworkers, but they kept their dignity and sense of worth through difficult times.
Director
Stanley Nelson
Performers
Carmen Lattimore.
Release Date
1990
Run Time
32 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Videocassette release of a 1990 production.
  • Includes animated sequences.
Local Notes
Titles purchased from Filmakers Library at the institutional rate come with public performance rights for non-commercial and educational exhibition when no admission fee is charged. (4/6/12)
Credits
Director, Stanley Nelson ; producers, Stanley Nelson, Elizabeth Clark-Lewis ; writing and research, Stanley Nelson, Elizabeth Clark-Lewis ; editor/photographer, Todd Holme.
Published
New York : Filmakers Library, c1990.
Terms of Use
Public performance rights secured.
Description
1 videocassette (32 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
VHS.
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