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Attica [videorecording] / a film by Stanley Nelson ; Showtime Documentary Films presents ; a Firelight Films production in association with Topic Studios ; produced & directed by Stanley Nelson ; co-director & producer, Traci A. Curry.

Nelson, Stanley, 1951- (film director,, film producer.). Curry, Traci A., (film director,, film producer.). Thompson, Heather Ann, 1963- (consultant.). Phillips, Tom, 1952- (composer.). Showtime Documentary Films, (presenter.). Firelight Films (Firm), (production company.). Topic Studios, (production company.). Showtime Networks, (publisher.).


Survivors, observers and expert government officials recount the 1971 uprising at the Attica Correctional Facility, when a violent five-day standoff between mostly Black and Latino inmates and law enforcement took place.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (117 minutes) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Wide screen.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : Showtime, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally aired on Showtime in 2021.
Program content: ©2021.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Tom Phillips ; consultant, Heather Ann Thompson.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring interviews with: Arthur Harrison, Carlos Roche, Tyrone Larkins, George Che Nieves, David Brosig, Daniel Sheppard, Laurence Akil Killebrew, Joe Heath, [and others].
Target Audience Note:
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-MA (mature audiences only; this program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17).
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1; wide screen (16x9).
Language Note:
In English; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Attica Correctional Facility > History > 20th century.
Prison homicide > New York (State) > Attica > 20th century.
Prisoners > Violence against > New York (State) > Attica > History > 20th century.
Prisoners > New York (State) > Attica > Interviews.
Prison riots > New York (State) > Attica > 20th century.
Prison violence > New York (State) > Attica > 20th century.
Attica (N.Y.) > History > 20th century.
Genre: Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.

Available copies

  • 8 of 9 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
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Macon County Public Library DVD 365.641 A (Text) 39493109275133 Adult DVD Nonfiction Available -

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