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Episode One: The Black Atlantic Production Credits

THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS
Episode One: The Black Atlantic

A Film by Kunhardt McGee Productions
and Inkwell Films
In Association with Ark Media

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER
SABIN STREETER

SENIOR PRODUCER
RACHEL DRETZIN

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.
PETER KUNHARDT
DYLLAN McGEE

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EDITOR

NANCY NOVACK

 

SENIOR STORY PRODUCER

LESLIE ASAKO GLADSJO

 

CO-PRODUCER

TALLEAH BRIDGES McMAHON

 

WRITTEN BY

HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.

 

ORIGINAL SCORE BY

PAUL BRILL

 

CLOSING THEME BY

WYNTON MARSALIS

 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

GRAHAM SMITH

 

DIRECTOR OF MOTION GRAPHICS

BRIAN OAKES

 

DIRECTOR OF STILLS GRAPHICS

CHRIS KING

 

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

NICOLE BOZORGMIR

 

HENRY LOUIS GATES’ WARDROBE

MAURICE SEDWELL

BESPOKE TAILORS

SAVILE ROW, LONDON

 

THE ANDOVER SHOP

CAMBRIDGE, MA

 

SUPERVISING PRODUCERS

REBECCA BRILLHART

TIMOTHY MESSLER

 

ARCHIVAL PRODUCER

AMY BRILLHART

 

POST PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

STEPHEN ALTOBELLO

 

SENIOR RESEARCHERS

DONALD YACOVONE

MARIAL IGLESIAS YUTSET

 

ARCHIVAL CONSULTANT

AMY SCHEWEL

 

ADDITIONAL WRITING

PAUL TAYLOR

 

ADDITIONAL CAMERA

STEPHEN McCARTHY

GREGORY BRUTUS

SCOTT SHELLEY

SUE CANE

SAMUEL RUSSELL

RYAN HILL

MELANIE CARR

 

CAMERA ASSISTANT

BARMMY BOY

 

SOUND RECORDIST

MARK MANDLER

 

ADDITIONAL SOUND

FRANCIS X. COAKLEY

PAUL SCHMITZ

 

GAFFER

CHRIS GORMAN

 

GRIP AND ELECTRIC

DUSTIN WENGER

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN AND ANIMATION

CHRISTOPHER CHUANG

JOE POSNER

JESSICA HUTCHISON

 

3D DESIGN AND ANIMATION

ANDY O’DONNELL

 

GRAPHICS PRODUCER

EVA LIPMAN

 

ADDITIONAL ANIMATION

ANDY CAHILL

 

ASSISTANT EDITORS

STEVEN J. GOLLIDAY

BRITTANY KAPLAN

CHRIS KING

GIANCARLO BALDINO

RYAN DILTS

LISA GROSS

TOVAH LIEBOWITZ

RYAN WESTPHAL

 

ONLINE EDITOR

CHRIS CONNOLLY

 

VO ENGINEERS

KEVIN MCLAUGHLIN

CHARLIE ESPOSITO

 

SOUND EFFECTS

ANDREA BELLA

RICHARD FAIRBANKS

 

FOLEY ARTIST

BRIAN VANCHO

 

SOUND RE-RECORDING

RICHARD FAIRBANKS

 

TRANSCRIPTION

CLK TRANSCRIPTION, INC.

 

MUSIC CLEARANCE

HANNAH OLSON

 

ADDITIONAL MUSIC BY

ELIZABETH ZIMAN

APM

 

FIXER, SIERRA LEONE

CLARE SZALAY HOWELL

 

OFFICE PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS

RAYMOND CHIU

SALIM HASBINI

ALISTAIR MACKAY

 

PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS

BRITTANY CLEMONS

FARLEY CRAWFORD

CARMEN ESTEVES

MORRISON OLIVER JUSU

LOGAN MILLER

STEPHEN ROBINSON

 

BUSINESS MANAGER

STEF GORDON

 

INTERNS

MAX BLOOM

JESSIE BOAS

THEA CHALONER

CARLY CIRICILLO

ELON COOK

OLIVER DUNNE

ADAM GOLUB

MARISSA GOUVERNE

SAMANTHA GOWDA

AISSA GUEYE

RACHEL HAWATMEH

MARY MIRZAMANI

DANIEL MOISOFF

KELLY NGUYEN

COLIN WELCH

 

ADVISORS

BILL ANDREWS, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

HERMAN L. BENNETT, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK

IRA BERLIN, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

DAVID BINDMAN, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LONDON

DAVID W. BLIGHT, YALE UNIVERSITY

VINCENT BROWN, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

CLAYBORNE CARSON, STANFORD UNIVERSITY

LAURENT DUBOIS, DUKE UNIVERSITY

BRENT EDWARDS, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

DAVID ELTIS, EMORY UNIVERSITY

ERIC FONER, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

GLENDA GILMORE, YALE UNIVERSITY

STEVEN HAHN, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

EVELYNN HAMMONDS, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

LINDA M. HEYWOOD, BOSTON UNIVERSITY

EVELYN BROOKS HIGGINBOTHAM, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

DARLENE CLARK HINE, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

THOMAS HOLT, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

GERALD HORNE, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

WALTER JOHNSON, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

PENIEL JOSEPH, TUFTS UNIVERSITY

ROBIN D.G. KELLEY, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

JANE LANDERS, VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY

JILL LEPORE, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

INGRID MONSON, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

PHILIP MORGAN, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY

SUSAN O’DONOVAN, UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS

ANNETTE GORDON REED, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

EVA SHEPPARD WOLF, SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY

JOHN STAUFFER, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

PATRICIA A. SULLIVAN, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

JAMES H. SWEET, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

JOHN THORNTON, BOSTON UNIVERSITY

STEPHEN TUCK, OXFORD UNIVERSITY

 

ARCHIVES

AERIAL FILMWORKS

ANNE S.K. BROWN MILITARY COLLECTION, BROWN UNIVERSITY

ANTHONY BARBOZA/ ARCHIVE PHOTOS/GETTY IMAGES

ASSOCIATED PRESS

ARCHIVO GENERAL DE INDIAS, SEVILLA

ART RESOURCE

THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE AND SLAVE LIFE IN THE AMERICAS: A VISUAL RECORD

© 2013 BANCO DE MÉXICO DIEGO RIVERA FRIDA KAHLO MUSEUMS TRUST/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NY

THE BRIDGEMAN ART LIBRARY

CHARLES L. BLOCKSON AFRO-AMERICAN COLLECTION, TEMPLE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

CHARLESTON AREA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM

COLLECTION OF THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY

THE COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG FOUNDATION

CORBIS IMAGES

CORBIS MOTION

DAVID RUMSEY MAP COLLECTION

EDWARD BALL

GILBERT STUART. PORTRAIT OF GABRIEL MANIGAULT, 1794. COLLECTION ALBRIGHT-KNOX ART GALLERY, BUFFALO, NY. JAMES G. FORSYTH FUND, 1923

FILM ARCHIVES, INC.

THE FLORIDA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

THE GRANGER COLLECTION, NEW YORK

HAGLEY MUSEUM AND LIBRARY

HERSKOVITS LIBRARY, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

THE HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION

HULTON FINE ART COLLECTION/GETTY IMAGES

THE IMAGE WORKS

JOHN CARTER BROWN LIBRARY AT BROWN UNIVERSITY

KISLAK COLLECTION, RARE BOOK AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS DIVISION, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

THE LIBRARY COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, GEOGRAPHY & MAP DIVISION

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, PRINTS & PHOTOGRAPHS DIVISION

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, MANUSCRIPT DIVISION

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, RARE BOOK AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS DIVISION

THE MARINERS’ MUSEUM, NEWPORT NEWS, VA

THE MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY

MADAM C. J. WALKER COLLECTION, INDIANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

MILBURN CROWE PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION, DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES, CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

MILITARY AND HISTORICAL IMAGE BANK

MUSÉE D’HISTOIRE DE SAINT-MALO, FRANCE

MUZEUM WOJSKA POLSKIEGO

THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF THE UK

NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND

NBC UNIVERSAL ARCHIVES

THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY

THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

NORMAN B. LEVENTHAL MAP CENTER AT THE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

ODDBALL FILM + VIDEO, SAN FRANCISCO

OHIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY

PEABODY MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ETHNOLOGY, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

PICTURE HISTORY

PRIVATE COLLECTION, SPAIN

RAFAEL VALLS GALLERY

ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY, LONDON

SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

STREAMLINE FILMS, INC.

T3MEDIA

UNIVERSAL IMAGES GROUP/ GETTY IMAGES

VIRGINIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

WALTER P. REUTHER LIBRARY, WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

WGBH MEDIA LIBRARY & ARCHIVES

THE WPA FILM LIBRARY

 

MUSIC

“WHAT A DIFF’RENCE A DAY MAKES”

PERFOMRED BY DINAH WASHINGTON

WRITTEN BY MARIA GREVER

COURTESY OF UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING AND STANLEY ADAMS PUBLSIHING

 

“MANY RIVERS TO CROSS”

WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY JIMMY CLIFF

COURTESY OF UNIVERSAL MUSIC

 

“WADE IN THE WATER”

PERFORMED BY SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK

ARRANGED BY BERNICE REAGON

COURTESY OF SONGTALK RECORDS

 

“FAMINE SONG”

PERFORMED BY VIDA

COMPOSED BY MATTHEW CULLOTON

PERFORMED BY THE CHORAL PROJECT, DANIEL HUGHES, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR

COURTESY OF CLARION RECORDS AND THE CHORAL PROJECT

 

SPECIAL THANKS

AVERY RESEARCH CENTER

DRAYTON HALL, A NATIONAL TRUST HISTORIC SITE

FROGMORE PLANTATION, FROGMORE, LA

GEORGE WASHINGTON’S MOUNT VERNON WITH THE CONSENT OF THE MOUNT VERNON LADIES’ ASSOCIATION

MADAME JOHN’S LEGACY, LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM

MAGNOLIA PLANTATION & GARDENS

MIDDLETON PLACE

PRESERVATION VIRGINIA/HISTORIC JAMESTOWNE

SOUTH CAROLINA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

THE WICKLIFFE HOUSE

AND

GARY ALBERT

NATALIE BAKER

DAVID BROWN

BRUCE “SUNPIE” BARNES

JEROME BRIDGES

CHARLIE BROWN

MARIANA CANDIDO

WILL CARLISLE

LAURA CHAPMAN

SAM CHAPPELEAR

MARY LOUISE CLIFFORD

WARREN COBB

CAMPBELL COXE

ERIN CURTIS

DAVID ELKOWITZ

MATTHEW EMERSON

W. ERIC EMERSON

MARY JO FAIRCHILD

MATT FARAH

HERB FRAZIER

DANNY FERGUSON

LIZA GATES

MAGGIE GATES

AMY GOSDANIAN

TERELL HAM

DEREK HANKERSON

VALERIE HARRIS

AARON HATLEY

BERNARD HICKS

MICHELLE HOPKINS

AMADU WURIE JALLOH

DARRIN JARRETT

JILL JAWORSKI

CLAUDIA JEW

PAUL KAPLAN

SEAN KELLEY

WILLIAM KELSO

MARLA KING

TAZIFF KOROMA

MARIANNE MARTIN

SHERYL MAYS

PHILIP MISEVICH

KRISTINE MORRIS

JOE MOZINGO

TERRI NEWMANS

JOSEPH OPALA

MICHAEL S. OWEN, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE

MICHAEL ORZECHOWSKI

DONNA PIERCE

MARCUS REDIKER

LISA H. ROBBINS

SABRINA ROOP

ERIC SEIFERTH

GRETCHEN SMITH

MARK M. SMITH

ERIC SNYDER

FELICITY THOMPSON

THOMAS THORNTON

HANNAH TUCHSCHERER

ALIE TURAY

STEVE TUTTLE

JULIE WILSON

ABBY WOLF

MELISSA WOOD

DEBORAH ANN WRIGHT

 

FOR KUNHARDT MCGEE

CO-PRODUCER

GEORGE KUNHARDT

TEDDY KUNHARDT

SENIOR RESEARCHER

JILL COWAN

BUSINESS AFFAIRS

MARY FARLEY

GENERAL COUNSEL

DREW PATRICK

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

JAIME SUKONNIK

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

MATTHEW GOLDMAN

 

FOR THIRTEEN

COORDINATING PRODUCER

STEPHANIE CARTER

BUDGET CONTROLLER

REKHA MENON

LEGAL

ODELL NAILS

EDITOR

MICHAEL WEINGRAD

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

RACHEL HARTMAN

ADDITIONAL AUDIO

JON BERMAN

PUBLICITY

KELLIE SPECTER

HARRY FORBES

DONNA WILLIAMS

LINDSEY BERNSTEIN

SUNSHINE SACHS

 

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DIRECTOR PROGRAMMING OPERATIONS

JANE BUCKWALTER

EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE

STEPHEN SEGALLER

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

JULIE ANDERSON

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross is a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, THIRTEEN Productions LLC, Inkwell Films, in assocation with Ark Media.