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The Resource Losing ground, a Milestone Film release ; producer, Eleanor Charles ; written by Kathleen Collins ; direction, Kathleen Collins ; Losing Ground Productions

Losing ground, a Milestone Film release ; producer, Eleanor Charles ; written by Kathleen Collins ; direction, Kathleen Collins ; Losing Ground Productions

Label
Losing ground
Title
Losing ground
Statement of responsibility
a Milestone Film release ; producer, Eleanor Charles ; written by Kathleen Collins ; direction, Kathleen Collins ; Losing Ground Productions
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Actor
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Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Losing Ground tells the story of a marriage of two remarkable people, both at a crossroads in their lives. Sara Rogers, a black professor of philosophy, is embarking on an intellectual quest to understand "ecstasy" just as her painter husband Victor sets off on a more earthly exploration of joy. Celebrating a recent museum sale, Victor decides to rent a country house where he can return to more realism after years working as an abstract expressionist. Away from the city, the couple's summer idyll becomes complicated by Sara's research and by Victor's involvement with a young model. When one of her students casts Sara as the woman scorned in a film version of the song "Frankie and Johnny," she experiences a painful emotional awakening. One of the first fictional features by an African-American woman
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videorecording
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Credits note
Cinematographic direction, Ronald K. Gray; editors, Ronald K. Gray, Kathleen Collins; music, Michael D. Minard; executive producers, Ronald K. Gray, Kathleen Collins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.L67 2016
PerformerNote
Seret Scott, Bill Gunn, Duane Jones, Maritza Rivera, Billie Allen, Gary Bolling, Norberto Kerner
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  • 1942-1988
  • 1934-1989
  • 1929-1999
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  • Collins, Kathleen
  • Charles, Eleanor
  • Scott, Seret
  • Gunn, Bill
  • Jones, Duane
  • Rivera, Maritza
  • Allen, Billie
  • Bolling, Gary
  • Kerner, Norberto
  • Minard, Michael D.
  • Gray, Ronald K.
  • Losing Ground Productions
  • Milestone Film & Video
  • Oscilloscope Laboratories (Firm)
Runtime
86
Series statement
The Milestone cinematheque
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  • Spouses
  • Marital conflict
  • Self-realization
  • College teachers
  • Painters
Technique
live action
Label
Losing ground, a Milestone Film release ; producer, Eleanor Charles ; written by Kathleen Collins ; direction, Kathleen Collins ; Losing Ground Productions
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982; never theatrically released
  • Produced with grants from the American Film Institute and the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Special featureson disc 1: commentary track by professors LaMonda Horton-Stallings and Terri Francis; 2015 theatrical trailer. Special features on disc 2: The Cruz brothers and Miss Malloy (1980, 50 min.), Kathleen Collins and Ronald K. Gray's first film; video interviews with Ronald K. Gray (46:30), Seret Scott (40:17), Nina Lorez Collins (26:24); an interview with Kathleen Collins by Phyllis R. Klotman (1982, 22 min.); Transmagnifican dambamuality (1976, 7 min., black and white), Ronald K. Gray's celebrated "lost" student film
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Losing ground -- disc 2. The Cruz brothers and Miss Malloy
Control code
ocn944902173
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
2-disc deluxe edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (86 min.)
Isbn
9781933920740
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
784148014746
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
Mile00147
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)944902173
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Losing ground, a Milestone Film release ; producer, Eleanor Charles ; written by Kathleen Collins ; direction, Kathleen Collins ; Losing Ground Productions
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1982; never theatrically released
  • Produced with grants from the American Film Institute and the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Special featureson disc 1: commentary track by professors LaMonda Horton-Stallings and Terri Francis; 2015 theatrical trailer. Special features on disc 2: The Cruz brothers and Miss Malloy (1980, 50 min.), Kathleen Collins and Ronald K. Gray's first film; video interviews with Ronald K. Gray (46:30), Seret Scott (40:17), Nina Lorez Collins (26:24); an interview with Kathleen Collins by Phyllis R. Klotman (1982, 22 min.); Transmagnifican dambamuality (1976, 7 min., black and white), Ronald K. Gray's celebrated "lost" student film
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Losing ground -- disc 2. The Cruz brothers and Miss Malloy
Control code
ocn944902173
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
2-disc deluxe edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (86 min.)
Isbn
9781933920740
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
784148014746
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
Mile00147
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)944902173
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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