Item Details

I Am a Man [videorecording]: From Memphis, a Lesson in Life

Memphis Tourism Foundation presents ; in association with Old Bridge Media & Running Pony Productions ; directed by Jonathan Epstein ; written by John Hubbell ; produced by Jonathan Epstein, Ryan Goble, John Hubbell
Format
Visual Materials; Video; DVD
Summary
Documentary featuring Elmore Nickleberry, who was one of the African American workers who went on strike in 1968 to protest the discrimination by the Memphis, Tennessee, sanitation department. At the time of the filming in 2008, Mr. Nickleberry, at 77, was still employed in sanitation work in Memphis.
Director
Jonathan Epstein
Performers
Interviewees: Elmore Nickleberry, Terence Nickleberry, William F. Lucy, Charles McKinney, Russell Wigginton, Alvin Turner, Peggy Nickleberry, James Robinson, June Robinson, Baxter Leach, James Hopson, Mary Hopson, Helen Turner, Elliot Perry, Leon Caldwell, Jr., Willie Caldwell, Alura Frazier, Michael McKenna, John T. Fisher, Andrew Phillips, Mauricio Calvo, Micah Greenstein. Appearances by: Soulsville Charter School students.
Release Date
2009
Run Time
26 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Originally produced in 2009.
  • Additional material, including curriculum guide, available at publisher's website www.iamamanthemovie.com.
Variant Title
From Memphis, a lesson in life
Awards Note
Emmy Award, Mid-South Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; Cine Golden Eagle Award; Telly Award; audience and special jury awards, Indie Memphis Film Festival; VOX Award, Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
Credits
Director of photography, Ryan Goble ; edited by Ryan Goble ; "I am a Man" music & lyrics by Deanie Parker, Frederick Nichelson and V'Delaine Parker.
Published
[Memphis, TN : Memphis Tourism Foundation], c2009.
Description
1 videodisc (27 min.) : sd., col. with b&w seq. ; 4 3/4 in.
Technical Details
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