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Copyright criminals [videorecording] / Indiepix Films and Cactus Three present in association with Changing Images and The Independent Television Service ; produced by Benjamin Franzen and Kembrew McLeod ; director, producer, editor, and cinematographer, Benjamin Franzen ; writer and music consultant, Kembrew McLeod.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Media Center DVD 3968 37684001055864 Library Display Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Valencia Main Library DVD 207 37684001071781 Valencia Stacks Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Distributed by Indiepix Films, c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Special features: trailer; extended interviews; featured songs from the film and more.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
El-P, RJD2, music soundtrack; additional music by Dermes, DJ Food, Mr. Len, and Clyde Stubblefield.
Participant or Performer Note:
Chuck D., George Clinton, De La Soul, Steve Albini, Hank Shocklee, Eclectic Method, Eyedea & Abilities, Mr. Len, Harry Allen, Jeff Chang, Sage Francis, DJ Spooky, DJ Obert, Miho Hatori, El-P, Saul Williams, Clyde Stubblefield.
Summary, etc.:
As hip-hop rose from the streets of New York to become a multibillion-dollar industry, artists such as Public Enemy and De La Soul began reusing portions of previously recorded music for their songs. But when record company lawyers got involved everything changed. Years before people started downloading and remixing music, hip-hop sampling sparked a debate about copyright, creativity, and technological change that still rages today.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; aspect ratio 1.78:1; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen.
Subject: Copyright > Music > United States
Musicians > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States.
Hip-hop music
Music trade > United States

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