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Title Prince among slaves [videorecording] / [a presentation of the National Black Programming Consortium and is a production of Unity Productions Foundation in association with Spark Media and Duke Media] ; directed, produced and written by Andrea Kalin ; reenactments directed by Bill Duke ; co-producer and co-writer Raki Jones.
Publication Info. [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2011.
Edition We the people ed.

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Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen.
Note English (stereo.) dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Performer Narrated by Mos Def.
Credits Director of photography, John Rhode ; edited by David Grossbach ; original music composed by Joseph Vitarelli.
Note Based on the book: Prince among slaves / by Terry Alford.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Audience Not rated PBS Home Video.
Summary The true story of Abd al-Rahman Ibrahima Ibn Sori, a West African prince who was sold into slavery in 1788, eventually ending up in Natchez, Mississippi.
Contents Prince among slaves -- Middle Passage -- TransAtlantic slave trade -- Natchez, Mississippi -- Foster's field -- Torn memories -- Escape and revelation -- King Cotton -- Starting anew -- Twenty years later -- Crossroads -- Dr. Cox's offer -- Narschalk -- Freedom -- Departure -- Most popular African in America -- ACS -- Backlash -- Last stop -- Journey home -- A dream fulfilled.
Note Special features: "We the people" discussion guides & resources; "Dominion over others : slavery at home in the world" featurette; "Writing in the sand : the legacy of Muslim slavery" featurette; "Land of faith & liberty : the Muslim kingdom of Futa Jallon" featurette; interview with Mos Def.
"Includes limited public performance rights"--Container.
Awards American Black Film Festival, 2007: Best Documentary
Subject Ibrahima, Abd al-Rahman, 1762-1829.
Enslaved persons -- Mississippi -- Natchez -- Biography.
Princes -- Africa, West -- Biography.
Muslims -- Mississippi -- Natchez -- Biography.
Slavery -- Mississippi.
Added Author Kalin, Andrea
Duke, Bill, 1943- Director.
Jones, Raki
Mos Def (Rapper) Narrator.
Rhode, John
Grossbach, David
Vitarelli, Joseph
Alford, Terry. Prince among slaves.
National Black Programming Consortium.
Unity Productions Foundation
Spark Media (Washington, D.C.)
Duke Media (Firm)
PBS Home Video.
Added Title Bridging Cultures Muslim Journeys (NEH)
ISBN 9781608834204
UPC # 841887014236
Music # PASL702 PBS Home Video
OCLC # 824529334
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