A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun

Character Studies Conversations

Downloadable Video - 2008
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Hosted by Eli Wallach, this program dissects Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun through the sharp insights of Joe Morton (Walter Lee Younger); Kim Yancey (Beneatha Younger); Phylicia Rashad (Lena Younger); Ruby Dee, Audra McDonald, Starletta DuPois, and Ernestine Jackson (Ruth Younger); Ralph Carter (Travis Younger); John Fiedler (Carl Lindner); directors Lloyd Richards and Jack Hofsiss; Broadway producer Philip Rose; and Hansberry expert Lynn Domina, author of Understanding A Raisin in the Sun: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents. The first play to realistically portray the daily lives of a contemporary African-American family, Raisin-a revolutionary work about race written during the civil rights era-makes the universal statement that dreams of a better future are important to everyone
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008], c2008
Branch Call Number: eVideo
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (51 min.) : sd., col., digital file + instructional materials (online)
Alternative Title: Character studies conversations

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