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Pollard, Sam

Overview
Works: 148 works in 297 publications in 3 languages and 14,138 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Television adaptations  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Director, Film editor, Author of screenplay, Editor, Other, Speaker
Classifications: HV636 2005.L8, 363.349220976090511
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When the levees broke a requiem in four acts by Spike Lee ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
4 little girls ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
Eyes on the prize ( Visual )
11 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
The rise and fall of Jim Crow ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This definitive four-part series documents the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed
Slavery by another name ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force
Bamboozled by Spike Lee ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a searing parody of American television, it takes a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a network executive's stunning rise and tragic downfall
If God is willing and da creek don't rise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This follow-up to director Spike Lee's documentary, When the levees broke: a requiem in four acts, focuses on the rebuilding efforts in New Orleans, five years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Bookending stories of individual heartache and perseverance are two momentous events: the historic 2010 Super Bowl victory by the New Orleans Saints and the disastrous British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Pete Seeger the power of song ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of controversial musician, activist, and environmentalist Pete Seeger, and how he used his songs to promote social change. Includes archival footage and interviews with Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, and more
Jump at the sun ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of African American author and folklorist Zora Neale Hurston, the first black woman to enter the American literary canon
Mo' better blues by Spike Lee ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends Indigo and Clark. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his childhood manager and friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined"--Container
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatic story of the blues back through the Mississippi Delta to the African country of Mali, to show in detail how the blues were influenced by the people of the Mali tribe
Fires in the mirror Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Aug. 19, 1991, in Crown Heights (Brooklyn, N.Y.), a Hasidic man accidentally ran over a 7-year-old Black boy (Gavin Cato). Three hours later a young Jewish scholar (Yankel Rosenbaum) was murdered by Black youths. Four days of fire-bombing and riots ensued. Utilizing verbatim excerpts from interviews she conducted, Anna Deavere Smith acts out the roles of 18 people involved in the racial conflict, trying to present the differing viewpoints. Includes actual film footage of the riots and violence
Clockers by Spike Lee ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Della morte violenta del gestore notturno di un fast food a Brooklyn si accusa un nero, onesto padre di famiglia, ma l'anziano poliziotto bianco Rocco Klein concentra le indagini su un fratello sedicenne che spaccia droga pesante. (Morandini)
I'll make me a world ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I'll make me a world profiles Afro-American musicians, artists and authors throughout twentieth century America
The mystery of love ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the many varieties of the emotion of love. Various individuals offer personal definitions of love
Style wars by Tony Silver ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary exploration of the subculture of New York's young graffiti writers and breakdancers, showing their activities and aspirations and the social and aesthetic controversies surrounding New York graffiti. Dramatizes conflicts between graffitists and the city, as well as among the graffitists themselves
Teaching the levees a curriculum for democratic dialogue and civil engagement by Margaret Crocco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[When the levees broke] Four acts document distinct perspectives on the pivotal events that preceded and followed Katrina's passage through New Orleans, a catastrophe during which the divide between race and class has never been more pronounced
Twelve disciples of Nelson Mandela ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Confronted with the death of his stepfather, director Thomas Allen Harris embarks on a journey to understand the man who raised him, Pule Benjamin Leinaeng ("Lee") - an ANC foot-soldier who sacrificed his life for the freedom of his country. As part of the first wave of South African freedom fighters, Lee and his comrades left their homeland in 1960 to broadcast to the world the brutality of apartheid and to raise support for the African National Congress ("ANC") and its leaders, Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo. This film is an intimate tale about an African-American family, the anti-apartheid movement and the quest for reconciliation between a father and son."--IMDb.com
In unknown China; a record of the observations, adventures and experiences of a pioneer missionary during a prolonged sojourn amongst the wild and unknown Nosu tribe of western China by Samuel Pollard ( Book )
16 editions published between 1921 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Goin' back to T'town ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the history of the all black community of Greenwood in Tulsa Oklahoma
 
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Alternative Names
Pollard, S. (Samuel), 1864-1915
Languages
English (133)
Chinese (5)
Italian (2)
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