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Origin / Neon presents ; an Array Filmworks production ; a film by Ava DuVernay ; produced by Paul GArnes, Ava DuVernay ; written & directed by Ava DuVernay.

DuVernay, Ava, (writer,, director.). Ellis, Aunjanue, (actor.). Bernthal, Jon, (actor.). Farmiga, Vera, (actor.). McDonald, Audra, (actor.). Nash, Niecy, (actor.). Bowers, Chris, (music.). Averick, Spencer, (editor.). Mayhew, Ina, (production designer.). Lloyd, Matthew J., (cinematographer.). Neon (Firm), (production company.). Decal (Firm), (film distributor.). Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga, Audra McDonald, and Niecy Nash-Betts. (Cast).

A journalist investigates caste and it's dark influence on society while also experiencing love, loss, and witnessing the beauty of human resilience.
"While investigating the global phenomenon of caste and its dark influence on society, a journalist experiences soaring love and unfathomable loss as she uncovers the beauty of human resilience. Inspired by the New York Times best seller "Caste" and starting Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Ava DuVernay's Origin explores the mystery of history, the wonders of romance and a fight for the future of us all" -- Publisher's description from container.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (140 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 inches
  • Publisher: New York City, NY : Neon, 2024.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
"Inspired by "Caste: the origins of our discontent" by Isabel Wilkerson."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Kris Bowers ; edited by Spencer Averick A.C.E. ; production designer, Ina Mayhew ; director of photography, Matthew J. Lloyd, ASC.
Participant or Performer Note:
Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Jon Bernthal, Vera Farmiga, Audra McDonald, and Niecy Nash-Betts.
Target Audience Note:
MPA rating: PG-13 ; thematic material involving racism, violence, some disturbing images, language and smoking.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; 1.85:1 Widescreen ; English 5.1 Dolby Digital, Audio Description 2.0 Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
Audio in English, German or Hindi ; Spanish subtitles ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Caste > United States > Drama.
Social stratification > United States > Drama.
Social classes > United States > Drama.
Classism > United States > Drama.
Ethnicity > United States > Drama.
Power (Social sciences) > United States > Drama.
Video recordings for hard of hearing people.
United States > Race relations > Drama.
United States > Ethnic relations > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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  • 0 of 4 copies available at Berks County. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at RACC.


  • 1 current hold with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Status Due Date Courses
RACC Drama (Text) 33624024853945 New DVD In Transit -

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