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Roots (Television program)

Roots: the gift (an expansion of the Roots saga with a Christmas theme three years after Kunta Kinte's first unsuccessful attempt to escape slavery) has Kunta Kinte and Fiddler desperately leading runaways through a network of safe havens to a getaway boat. As the boat fills there's room for one more passenger. A choice must be made; a Mandinka warrior can never abandon his friend.

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  • "Fiction. Drame. Émission de télévision. Épisode 1. En Afrique occidentale, à Gambie, Kunta Kinte, fils d'Omoro et de Binta, se distingue dans des rituels de formation de virilité. Mais il n'a pas l a chance d'apprécier son nouveau statut car des commerçants d'esclaves balaient la campagne et le saisisse. Enchaîné avec d'autres captifs, Kunta commence une dure odyssée vers le nouveau monde. - Épisode 2. En dépit d'une rébellion violente à bord du bateau, le seigneur Ligonier accomplit son voyage. Kunta Kinte doit alors supporté l'humiliante séance de la vente aux enchères d'esclaves d'Annapolis. L'esclave responsable de la formation de Kunta devient alors son seul ami. Cette amitié est par contre remise en question quand Kunta projette une évasion pour pouvoir vivre avec Fanta."
  • "Roots: the gift (an expansion of the Roots saga with a Christmas theme three years after Kunta Kinte's first unsuccessful attempt to escape slavery) has Kunta Kinte and Fiddler desperately leading runaways through a network of safe havens to a getaway boat. As the boat fills there's room for one more passenger. A choice must be made; a Mandinka warrior can never abandon his friend."@en
  • "Roots: the gift (an expansion of the Roots saga with a Christmas theme three years after Kunta Kinte's first unsuccessful attempt to escape slavery) has Kunta Kinte and Fiddler desperately leading runaways through a network of safe havens to a getaway boat. As the boat fills there's room for one more passenger. A choice must be made; a Mandinka warrior can never abandon his friend."
  • "A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 years of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction."@en
  • "Épisode 5. George est envoyé en Angleterre pour rembourser une dette de jeu. Quatorze ans plus tard, il retourne à la maison comme un homme libre. La guerre civile éclate et la fin de l'ère de l'esclavage approche peu à peu. - Épisode 6. La guerre civile est terminée mais des cavaliers, la nuit, terrorisent des anciens esclaves. En marquant les fers à cheval de ses clients, Tom identifie les voleurs mais met ainsi en danger sa propre vie. George, qui a combattu pour l'union, rejoint sa famille. Il les mène ensuite à une nouvelle maison au Tennessee. - Avec Ed Asner, Lloyd Bridges, ElVar Burton, Lorne Greene, John Amos, Louis Gossett, Chuck Connors, Scatman Crothers, Georg Stanford Brown."
  • "An African boy is kidnapped by slave traders and brought to the United States. Grown to adulthood he marries and gives up his last hope for escape when is daughter is born, his daughter will eventually be sold ... and her son will be sent to England to pay off his owner's debt. Covering a 100 year span the descendants of that young boy struggle toward freedom."@en
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed."
  • "His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa and enslaved in America in 1767, he refused to accept his slave name of Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, whispering the name of Kunta Kinte from one generation to the next until it reached a young boy growing up in Tennessee. His name was Alex Haley. And he proclaimed Kunta Kinte's name to the world."
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed."@en
  • "Originally televised in 1977. Certificate PG. 4 episodes of 94 mins. Includes the documentaries 'Crossing Over: How Roots Captivated an Entire Nation' and 'Roots: One Year Later'."@en
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots in which he traces his family's history from the time of slavery."@en
  • "An eight part series, which chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past."@en
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed."
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed."@en
  • ""An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which a Black American searches for his family roots by tracing his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. Film follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed.""
  • "The legacy of Roots, part one. Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation provides a look back at the impact of the book and miniseries on culture and society -- Roots: one year later: "Fresh off the lightning impact of the original telecast, participants recall how the miniseries was born in this 1978 special.""
  • "The legacy of Roots, part one. Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation provides a look back at the impact of the book and miniseries on culture and society -- Roots: one year later: "Fresh off the lightning impact of the original telecast, participants recall how the miniseries was born in this 1978 special.""@en
  • "Filmstrip adaptation of the original television presentation "Roots", giving the story from the birth of Kunta Kinte in 1750 in West Africa, to the arrival of his descendants in Tennessee as free people."@en
  • "Adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots" in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America, and continues throughout the next generations."
  • "Épisode 3. En 1776, la nation américaine combat pour la liberté... mais pas pour tous. Kunta Kinte s'échappe encore mais est retrouvé et estropié. Il se marie ensuite et a une fille mais perd son seul ami. Une autre chance de s'évader s'offre à lui mais Kunta la sacrifie pour son épouse et le nouveau-né. Il nomme sa fille Kizzy, un mot africain voulant dire " qui ne partira jamais ". - Épisode 4. À l'âge seize ans, Kizzy est vendue comme esclave et travaille pour le fils de son nouveau maître. George se développe d'un enfant amusant et affectueux et devenir un brave jeune homme. Plus tard, voulant revoir ses parents, Kizzy retourne à son lieu de naissance et apprend le destin sa famille."
  • "Die zwölfteilige Serie erzählt die Geschichte des Sklaven Kunta Kinte und seiner Nachfahren. In Gambia aufgewachsen, wird Kunta Kinte als Jugendlicher von Sklavenhändlern gefangen genommen und nach Amerika verschifft. Dort wird er als Sklave verkauft und erlebt brutale Gewalt und Unterdrückung. Die Serie zeigt das Schicksal seiner Familie bis zum Tag der Befreiung aus der Sklaverei. Der erste Teil erzählt von Kunta Kintes Leben in Gambia. (www.arte.tv/, 5.2008)."
  • "Chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past."
  • "Based on the novel by Alex Haley, Roots chronicles the progress of Haley's own family across several generations, from the kidnapping of an African warrior, Kunta Kinte, by American slave traders to eventual freedom following the Civil War."@en
  • "A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 yrs of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction."@en
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era."@en
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era."
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants."
  • "The series that captivated a nation and made television history is brought to you in a complete box set that includes everything about Alex Haley's incredible family saga. The Complete Collection includes Roots which begins with Kunte Kinte's humble beginnings in Africa and continues in Roots: The Next Generations closing with Alex Haley's own life in the 1970's as he embarks on his research to unveil his roots. The Complete Collection also includes the Christmas movie Roots: The Gift as well as specially created special features to celebrate the legacy of Roots 30 years later."
  • "Roots, the next generations follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots."@en
  • "Roots, the next generations follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots."
  • "An adaptation of Alex's Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era."@en
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow."
  • "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow."@en
  • "Television series. "His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa and enslaved in America in 1767, he refused to accept his slave name of Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, passing on his tale across generations until it reached a young boy growing up in Tennessee. His name was Alex Haley. Through the lineage of one family, Haley and his Pulitzer Prize-winning Roots told a story for all America and the world."--Container."@en
  • "Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation."@en
  • "Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation."
  • "Six episode mini-series which chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past."@en
  • "Traces Alex Haley's family history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery, and follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and contines throuout the generations that followed."
  • "Roots, adapted from the Alex Haley novel that traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction in Africa to America and continued throughout the generations that followed."@en
  • "Roots, adapted from the Alex Haley novel that traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction in Africa to America and continued throughout the generations that followed."
  • "The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test."@en
  • "The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test."
  • "Chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past; continues the story of Haley's family line from the post-Civil War era to Haley's search for his roots; Kunta Kinte and Fiddler learn that the son of a plantation owner helps slaves escape and try to help him, hoping they can escape as well."@en

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  • "Roots the next generation"
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