The Resource Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels, by Tony Buba

Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels, by Tony Buba

Label
Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels
Title
Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels
Statement of responsibility
by Tony Buba
Title variation
Ghosts of Amistad
Contributor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This documentary chronicles the journey of author Marcus Rediker as he retraces the path of the brave Africans who rebelled against their captors and seized the slave schooner Amistad in 1839, leading to a watershed US Supreme Court decision that sparked Abolitionist action leading to the Civil War. Based on Rediker's ground-breaking book The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom, the film travels to present day Sierra Leone to visit the home villages of Sengbe Pieh (Joseph Cinqué) and the other captives who were held on the Amistad, interviewing elders about local memory of the case and searching for the long-lost ruins of Lomboko, the slave trading factory where their cruel transatlantic voyage began. The film uses the knowledge of villagers, fishermen, and truck drivers to recover the lost history of the Amistad, told from a seldom-voiced perspective in the historical struggle against slavery
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Buba, Tony
  • (1951), Marcus Rediker
  • (1951), Marcus Rediker
Runtime
57
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Expansion & Sectionalism (1829-1859)
  • Treatment of slaves
  • Slave resettlement
  • Slaves
  • Slave trade
  • Slave auctions and sales
  • Slaveholders
  • Slavery
  • Sierra Leone
  • Freetown, Western Area (Sierra Leone)
Target audience
adult
Label
Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels, by Tony Buba
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (57 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)4340000000141240
  • (VaAlASP)2748533
  • (OCoLC)911710705
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2748533/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000141240
Video recording format
other
Label
Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels, by Tony Buba
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (57 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (CKB)4340000000141240
  • (VaAlASP)2748533
  • (OCoLC)911710705
  • (VaAlASP)ASP2748533/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000141240
Video recording format
other

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