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August the first [videorecording] / an L-Train Productions production in association with Ugly Productions ; executive producer, Gail Olabisi ; produced by Nicky Arezu Akmal, Shawn Alexander, Lanre Olabisi, Gabriel "Swede" Sedgwick, ; directed by Lanre Olabisi ; written by Shawn Alexander, Lanre Olabisi.

Olabisi, Gail. (Added Author). Akmal, Nicky Arezu. (Added Author). Alexander, Shawn. (Added Author). Olabisi, Lanre. (Added Author). Sedgwick, Gabriel. (Added Author). Alsup, Ian. (Added Author). Green, D. Rubin. (Added Author). Merriweather, Joy. (Added Author). Hutchinson, Kerisse. (Added Author). Phillips, Sean. (Added Author). L-Train Productions. (Added Author). Ugly Productions. (Added Author). Film Movement (Firm) (Added Author). Ian Alsup, D. Rubin Green, Joy Merriweather, Kerisse Hutchinson, Sean Phillips. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

The morning of Tunde's graduation party things have already begun to unravel. Tunde has managed to alienate his sister, Simisola. His older brother, Ade, persistently plagues him with criticism, and their mother has started drinking again. Unbeknownst to most, Tunde has orchestrated the return of his long estranged father, resurrecting unresolved family anguish against the backdrop of Tunde's celebration.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC AUG (Text) 33892004973187 Adult DVDs DVD None 03/25/2008 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781436123075
  • ISBN: 1436123070
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (81 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Film Movement ; [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2007.
Special features include: biographies of Lanre Olabisi, Ian Alsup, D. Rubin Green, Joy Merriweather, Sean Phillips, and Kerisse Hutchinson; the short film Tell us the truth Josephine / directed by Valerie Buhagiar (Canada, 16 min.); August the First theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Larry Hillier; editor, Alexander Kopit.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ian Alsup, D. Rubin Green, Joy Merriweather, Kerisse Hutchinson, Sean Phillips.
Summary, etc.:
The morning of Tunde's graduation party things have already begun to unravel. Tunde has managed to alienate his sister, Simisola. His older brother, Ade, persistently plagues him with criticism, and their mother has started drinking again. Unbeknownst to most, Tunde has orchestrated the return of his long estranged father, resurrecting unresolved family anguish against the backdrop of Tunde's celebration.
Target Audience Note:
Not subject to rating by the MPAA. This film is not recommended for ages under 17 without parental permission.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; NTSC; 16:9.
Language Note:
Closed-cartioned.
Subject: Fathers and sons > Drama.
Interpersonal relations > Drama.
Families > Drama.
Genre: Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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