Slavery and slave resistance

United States, 1969

Film
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Conducted by a young African American youth speaking from a graphic display of artifacts, historical documents, newspapers and pictures, the film traces the origins of slavery and examines the basis of racial stereotyping as it developed in the dehumanising conditions of slave life and work.

Credits

director

Maurice Barf

production company

Perspective Films

Dynamic Films

Language

English

Duration

00:23:53:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28612

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Slave labor

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Prejudices

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Race discrimination

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Slave-trade

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Prejudices

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Stereotype (Psychology)

History → African Americans - History

History → History

History → Slave labor

History → Slave-trade

History → Slavery

History → United States - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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