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N. Scott Momaday : words from a bear

Palmer, Jeffrey (Filmmaker), (television director,, television producer,, editor of moving image work.). Momaday, N. Scott -- 1934- (interviewee (expression)). Redford, Robert, (interviewee (expression)). Bridges, Jeff, 1949- (interviewee (expression)). Bridges, Beau, (interviewee (expression)). Jones, James Earl, (interviewee (expression)). Harjo, Joy, (interviewee (expression)). Rainy Mountain Media (Firm), (production company.). Independent Television Service, (production company.). Vision Maker Media, (production company.). American Masters Pictures, (production company.). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), (broadcaster.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributror.).

Words from a Bear gives a thorough survey of Momaday's most prolific years as a doctorate fellow at Stanford University, his achievement of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1969, and his later works that solidified his place as the founding member of the 'Native American Renaissance' in art and literature, influencing a generation of Native American artists, scholars, and political activists.

DVD  - 2019
813.54 N
1 copy / 0 on hold

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  • ISBN: 9781531711276
  • Physical Description videodisc
    1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2019]
  • Distributor [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television in 2019 as an episode of American masters.
Special features: A reading from N. Scott Momaday's novel, In the bear's house, by James Earl Jones and Flynn Jones; dialogues with N. Scott Momaday and Robert Redford in Santa Fe, NM; an interview with M. Scott Momaday's former editor, Francis McCullough.
GMD: videodisc.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, Nancy Novack ; music, Aska Matsumiya ; cinematographers, Jeffrey Palmer, Youngsun Palmer.
Participant or Performer Note: Interviewees, N. Scott Momaday, Robert Redford, Jeff Bridges, Beau Bridges, James Earl Jones, Joy Harjo.
Target Audience Note:
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-14.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround or stereo.
Language Note:
English dialogue; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH); audio-described.