Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Institutional Edition DVD

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Black colleges and universities are a haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries and have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities examines the impact these institutions have had on American history, culture, and national identity.
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Black colleges and universities are a haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries and have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities examines the impact these institutions have had on American history, culture, and national identity.

Tell Them We Are Rising: Historically Black Colleges and Universities A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries - and path of promise toward the American dream - Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. They have been unapologetically Black for more than 150 years. For the first time ever, their story is told.

Directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities examines the impact Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had on American history, culture, and national identity.

Producer: Stanley Nelson, Marco Williams, Cyndee Readdean, Stacy L. Holman
Executive Producer: Lois Vossen, Sally Jo Fifer
Production Company: Firelight Films
Production Year: 2017
Copyright Year: 2016
Rating: TV-PG
Writers: Stanley Nelson, Marcia Smith
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 83 minutes
Subtitled: Y
Subtitle Languages: English (SDH)
Language Track: English
Audio Format: 5.1 Surround
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen

VIDEO USAGE RIGHTS

Why the Institutional version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. Institutional versions come with limited public performance rights so they can be shown in University classrooms and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. Institutional version can be shown at free public screenings by libraries, businesses, clubs and community organizations, as long as no admission is charged. For additional questions or to arrange a screening where admission is charged, please contact theatrical@pbs.org

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“A handsomely produced, ultimately celebratory history of black academic institutions in America, this is highly recommended.” – Video Librarian