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Toni Morrison : the pieces I am / a production of Perfect Day Films Inc. in association with American Masters Pictures ; a film by Timothy-Greenfield-Sanders ; produced by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Johanna Giebelhaus, Chad Thompson, Tommy Walker ; directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders.

Greenfield-Sanders, Timothy, (film director,, film producer.). Giebelhaus, Johanna, (film producer.). Thompson, Chad (Filmmaker), (film producer.). Walker, Tommy (Filmmaker), (film producer.). Guzman, Sandra, (interviewer (expression)). Morrison, Toni, (on-screen participant.). Als, Hilton, (interviewee (expression)). Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- (interviewee (expression)). Lebowitz, Fran, (interviewee (expression)). Mosley, Walter, (interviewee (expression)). Sanchez, Sonia, 1934- (interviewee (expression)). Winfrey, Oprah, (interviewee (expression)). Perfect Day Films, (production company.). American Masters Pictures, (production company.). Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library DVD 921 MOR (Text) 33500013137195 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library DVD 921 MOR (Text) 33500013137187 Main Available -
Roseau Public Library DVD 921 MOR (Text) 35500005627540 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9786317952195
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, California : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a documentary film in 2019.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Special features: Deleted scenes; photo gallery portraits by director, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Kathryn Bostic ; editor, Johanna Giebelhaus ; director of photography, Graham Willoughby.
Participant or Performer Note:
Interviewer, Sandra Guzman ; interviewees, Toni Morrison, Hilton Als, Angela Davis, Fran Lebowitz, Walter Mosley, Sonia Sanchez, Oprah Winfrey.
Summary, etc.:
An artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to '70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics, and colleagues on an exploration of race, America, history and the human condition as seen through the prism of her own literature.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some disturbing images/thematic material.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English; with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); optional subtitles in Spanish.
Subject: Morrison, Toni.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
African American novelists > Biography.
Nobel Prize winners > United States > Biography.
Literature and race > United States.
Genre: Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Topic Heading: Closed-captioned DVDs.

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