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William Kunstler [videorecording] : disturbing the universe / Arthouse Films, Curiously Bright Entertainment and LM Media GMBh present and Off Center Media Production in association with Chicken & Egg Pictures ; a co-production of Disturbing the Universe LLC and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; a film by Emily Kunstler & Sarah Kunstler
DVDs DVDs | Distributed by New Video Group | 2010 | [Widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: B K9663wi)
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Imprint
[United States] : Arthouse Films : Distributed by New Video Group, [2010]
Edition
[Widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 86 min.) : sd., col., b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Arthouse films ; 008
Arthouse films (Series) ; 008.
System Det
DVD; stereo.
Credits
Writer, Sarah Kunstler ; producers, Jesse Moss and Susan Korda ; producers/directors, Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler ; animation, Emily Hubley and Jeremiah Dickey ; music, Shahzad Ismaily ; photography, Brett Wiley and Martina Radwan ; editor, Emily Kunstler ; executive producer, Vanessa Hope.
Note
Originally released as documentary motion picture in 2009.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
In the 1960s and '70s, radical lawyer William Kunstler fought for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr. and represented the 'Chicago 8' activists who protested the Vietnam War. When the inmates took over Attica prison, or when the American Indian Movement stood up to the federal government at Wounded Knee, they asked Kunstler to be their lawyer. Kunstler also represented some of the most reviled members of society, including rapists and assassins.
Note
Special features: additional interviews and speeches by William Kunstler; William Kunstler's performance at Caroline' Comedy Club; Kunstler home movies; courtroom audio and archival footage on the Chicago 8 Trial, Wounded Knee and Attica; interview with the filmmakers; theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 6-10
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Alt Title
Disturbing the universe
ISBN
1422975045
9781422975046
ISBN/ISSN
767685212387
Music #
NNVG212380 New Video Group
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