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August the first [videorecording] / directed by Lanre Olabisi ; written by Shawn Alexander, Lanre Olabisi ; produced by Nicky Arezu Akmal, Shawn Alexander ; produced by Lanre Olabisi, Gabriel "Swede" Sedgwick ; an L-Train Productions production in association with Ugly Productions.

Publication:
[New York] : Film Movement ; Prince Frederick, MD : RB Media, c2008.
Series:
Film Movement series; v. 6, film 3.
Film Movement series
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (81 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Families -- Drama.
Absentee fathers -- Drama.
Brothers and sisters -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Parties -- Drama.
Commencement ceremonies -- Drama.
Absentee fathers.
Brothers and sisters.
Commencement ceremonies.
Families.
Fathers and sons.
Parties.
Form/Genre:
Melodrama.
Feature films.
Melodrama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Melodrama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0, NTSC.
Summary:
The morning of Tunde's graduation party and things have already begun to unravel. Tunde has managed to alienate his sister, Simisola. His older brother, Ade, persistently plagues him with criticism, and their mother has started drinking again. Unbeknownst to most, Tunde has orchestrated the return of his long estranged father, resurrecting unresolved family anguish against the backdrop of Tunde's celebration.
Contents:
This month's short film. Tell us the truth Josephine (directed by Valerie Buhagiar) (16 min.).
Participant:
Ian Alsup, D. Rubin Green, Joy Merriweather, Kerisse Hutchinson, Sean Phillips.
Credits:
Director of photography, Larry Hillier ; editor, Alexander Kopit.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features: Biographies of Lanre Olabisi, Ian Alsup, D. Rubin Green, Joy Merriweather, Sean Phillips, and Kerisse Hutchinson; the short film Tell us the truth Josephine / directed by Valerie Buhagiar (Canada, 16 min.); August the First theatrical trailer.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1939 Fund.
Contributor:
Olabisi, Lanre. , Producer
Akmal, Nicky Arezu. , Producer
Alexander, Shawn. , Producer
Sedgwick, Gabriel. , Producer
Alsup, Ian. , Actor
Green, D. Rubin. , Actor
Merriweather, Joy. , Actor
Hutchinson, Kerisse. , Actor
Phillips, Sean. , Actor
L-Train Productions. , Producer
Ugly Productions. , Producer
Film Movement (Firm) , Producer
Class of 1939 Fund.
Contains:
Tell us the truth Josephine.
ISBN:
9781436123075
1436123070
OCLC:
213676574
Publisher Number:
616892956327
DV063 Film Movement
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