|Other author/creator||Fortis, Cherie.|
|Other author/creator||Wolfe, George C.|
|Other author/creator||Dill, Bill.|
|Other author/creator||Pollard, Sam.|
|Other author/creator||Jarman, Joseph.|
|Other author/creator||Mangurian, Tony.|
|Other author/creator||Smith, Anna Deavere. Fires in the mirror.|
|Other author/creator||Monterey Video (Firm)|
|Other author/creator||Hipster Entertainment.|
|Other author/creator||KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)|
|Portion of title
||Crown Heights, Brooklyn and other identities
||On Aug. 19, 1991 in Crown Heights (Brooklyn, N.Y.) a Hasidic man accidentally ran over a 7-year old Black boy (Gavin Cato). Three hours later a young Jewish scholar (Yankel Rosenbaum) was murdered by Black youths. Four days of fire-bombing and riots ensued. Utilizing verbatim excerpts from interviews she conducted, Anna Deavere Smith acts out the roles of 18 people involved in the racial conflict, trying to present the differing viewpoints. Includes actual film footage of the riots and violence.
|General note||Originally broadcast in 1993 as a segment of the television program: American playhouse.|
|General note||Based on Fires in the mirror by Anna Deavere Smith.|
|General note||Part of Smith's series: On the road, a search for American character.|
|General note||The Crown Heights material was first created for George C. Wolfe's Festival of new voices, Joseph Papp Public Theater, December 1991.|
|Credits||Director of photography, William Dill ; film editor, Sam Pollard ; executive producer, Lindsay Law ; conversation editor, Roger L. Downey ; music, Joseph Jarman, Tony Mangurian.|
||Anna Deavere Smith.
||MPAA rating: Not rated.
|Genre/form||Television plays, American.|
||On the road, a search for American character.
||American playhouse (Television program)
|Publisher number||34343 Monterey Video|
|Stock number||Midwest Tapes http://midwesttapes.com|