Backs against the wall : the Howard Thurman Story
(DVD) 

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Doblmeier, Martin, television producer,
Davis, Deryl, television producer.
David, Keith, voice actor.
Comberiate, Mark, director of photography,
Cooper, Danny (Film composer), composer (expression)
Published
[Alexandria, Virginia] : Journey Films, [2019].
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Published
[Alexandria, Virginia] : Journey Films, [2019].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
711841660741, 095163891794

Notes

General Note
"The film is a production of Journey Films and a presentation of Maryland Public Television. It will release to PBS stations in February 2019 for Black History month."--Journey Films website.
General Note
DVD bonus features: Howard Thurman, extended BBC interview; Thurman's home, Daytona Beach, Fl; "Deep River," performed by Eileen Guenther, Millicent Scarlett; Director interview, Martin Doblmeier.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography and editor, Mark Comberiate ; music, Danny Cooper.
Participants/Performers
Narrator, Martin Doblmeier ; voice of Howard Thurman, Keith David.
Description
"Backs Against The Wall: The Howard Thurman Story explores the extraordinary life and legacy of one of the most important religious figures of the 20th century. Born the grandson of slaves, Thurman became a "spiritual foundation" for the Civil Rights Movement, inspiring many of its leaders including Martin Luther King, Jr, Jesse Jackson and Congressman John Lewis. In the mid-1930s, Thurman was the first Black American invited to meet Mohandas Gandhi who shared his strategy of non-violent resistance. Gandhi suggested it would be through the African-American experience that the non-violence resistance movement could take on global significance. When Thurman returned to America, his writings and speeches planted the early seeds for the non-violent Civil Rights Movement. Thurman is also remembered for helping launch The Fellowship Church for All People in San Francisco, a pioneering venture to create the nation's first interracial, intercultural church community. Thurman was a gifted and prolific writer who authored more than 20 books and celebrated as one of the great preachers of his era."--Journey Films website.
System Details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo sound.
Language
Closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Doblmeier, M., Davis, D., David, K., Comberiate, M., & Cooper, D. (. c. (2019). Backs against the wall: the Howard Thurman Story . Journey Films.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Martin, Doblmeier et al.. 2019. Backs against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story. Journey Films.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Martin, Doblmeier et al.. Backs against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story Journey Films, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Doblmeier, Martin,, et al. Backs against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story Journey Films, 2019.

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