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When My Work Is Over: Film Facts

2000, 8mm: Hi8 Video
38 minutes, Color
Description: The gifted African American storyteller Louise Anderson (1921-1994) tells her family stories and folk tales, and recites poetry in this film taped in Jacksonville, North Carolina, in the last years of her life. Her sisters Evelyn Anderson and Dorothy McLeod join Louise in recalling their experiences growing up in the South, working in restaurants and as domestics in white households, and struggling for civil rights in the early 1960s.
Featuring: Louise Anderson
Copyright: 2000, Tom Davenport
Filmmaker(s): Tom Davenport
Produced by: Davenport Films
Cinematography: Tom Davenport, Jonathan Hamilton
Editing: Miranda Hope, Tom Davenport, and Matthew Jones
Sound: Jonathan Hamilton, Tom Davenport, Wayne Martin
Acknowledgements: Interviews by Tom Davenport, Jonathan Hamilton, Wayne Martin, Beverly Patterson Post production: Robert F. Landau, Colin Smith. Additional editing: Matthew Jones. Transcripts: Lydia Ferguson. Advisers: Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell, Jonathan Hamilton, Wayne Martin, Dan and Beverly Patterson. Many thanks to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
Funding: Support from The North Carolina Arts Council, The North Carolina Humanities Council

Distribution: Davenport Films
11324 Pearlstone Lane, Delaplane, VA 20144
Distributor Email: Contact
Distributor Website: Davenport Films
Distributor Telephone: 540-592-3701

Archives & Stock Footage: Davenport Films
11324 Pearlstone Lane
Archives & Stock Footage Email: Contact
Archives & Stock Footage Website: Davenport Films
Archives & Stock Footage Telephone: 540-592-3701


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