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Title Crown Heights [videorecording] / Amazon Studios presents ; in association with Washington Square Films/Black Maple Films ; an iAm21 production ; a film by Matt Ruskin ; written and directed by Matt Ruskin ; produced by Nnamdi Asomugha, Natalie Galazka, Matt Ruskin.

Publication Info. Los Angeles, CA : Broad Green Pictures, [2017]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
Description 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical surround 5.1 Dolby digital rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Cast Lakeith Stanfield, Nnamdi Asomugha, Natalie Paul, Amari Cheatom, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Nestor Carbonell, Zach Grenier, Yul Vazquez, Josh Pais, Ron Canada, Bill Camp.
Credits Music, Mark Degliantoni ; editors, Joe Hutshing, Paul Greenhouse ; director of photography, Ben Kutchins.
Note Based on WBEZ Chicago's This American life episode 'DIY' by Anya Bourg.
DVD release of the 2017 motion picture.
Wide screen.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for language, some sexuality/nudity and violence.
Summary In 1980, a young man named Marvin Grant was gunned down in Flatbush Brooklyn. Clarence Lewis, a fifteen-year-old with a penchant for lying, told the police he saw what happened and was pressured to identify a suspect. This set into motion a series of events that led to the arrest of Colin Warner, an innocent teenager who lived in nearby Crown Heights.
Note Special features: Commentary with director Matt Ruskin & producer Nnamdi Asomugha ; The story behind Crown Heights.
Language In English or dubbed Spanish, with optional subtitles Spanish; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Police corruption -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Judicial error -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
False imprisonment -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
African Americans. (OCoLC)fst00799558
Police corruption. (OCoLC)fst01068588
Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
New York (State) -- New York -- Crown Heights. (OCoLC)fst01320233
Genre/Form Feature films.
Fiction films.
Biographical films.
Crime films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical films. (OCoLC)fst01710277
Crime films. (OCoLC)fst01710477
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Biographical films.
Added Author Ruskin, Matt, film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Asomugha, Nnamdi, film producer, actor.
Galazka, Natalie, film producer.
Stanfield, Keith, 1991- actor.
Paul, Natalie, actor.
Cheatom, Amari, actor.
Blake, Marsha Stephanie, actor.
Carbonell, Nestor, 1967- actor.
Grenier, Zach, 1954- actor.
Vazquez, Yul, actor.
Pais, Josh, 1964- actor.
Canada, Ron, actor.
Camp, Bill, actor.
Amazon Studios, presenter.
Washington Square Films, presenter.
Black Maple Films, presenter.
iAm21, production company.
Broad Green Pictures (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Motion picture adaptation of (work): This American life (Radio program)
Standard No. 191329036020
Music No. 94192111000 Broad Green Pictures

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