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Zora Neale Hurston:  [videorecording]  claiming a space / produced by Randall MacLowry, Tracy Heather Strain ; written and directed by Tracy Heather Strain ; senior series producer, Susan Bellows ; a Film Posse, Inc. production for American Experience.

Claiming a space (portion title)
Strain, Tracy Heather, (television director,, screenwriter,, television producer.). MacLowry, Randall, (television producer.). Bellows, Susan, (television producer.). Williams, Vanessa, (narrator.). Turpin, Bahni, (voice actor.). Bramley, Nikki, (cinematographer.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).


Author Zora Neale Hurston's anthropological work challenges assumptions about race, gender and cultural superiority that had been defined by the field in the 19th century.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531715816
  • ISBN: 1531715818
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (appoximately 120 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
Originally broadcast on the PBS network in 2023.
Wide screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Mark Dugas ; music, Daniel J. Bowen ; cinematography, Nikki Bramley.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Vanessa Williams ; voice of Zora Neale Hurston, Bahni Turpin.
Target Audience Note:
Rating : TV-14.
System Details Note:
DVD; wide screen; stereo; region 1, NTSC.
Language Note:
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH), English descriptive audio.
Subject: Hurston, Zora Neale.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
African American women > Southern States > Biography.
Folklorists > United States > Biography.
Civil rights workers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

Available copies

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


  • 1 current hold with 8 total copies.
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Macon County Public Library DVD 813.52 Z (Text) 39493110533371 Adult DVD Nonfiction Available -