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Enter for your chance to win ROOTS(Four-Disc -30th Anniversary Edition) DVD from blackfilm.com.

Roots (Four-Disc -30th Anniversary Edition)

Cast: LeVar Burton, Ben Vereen, Cicely Tyson, John Amos, Leslie Uggams, George Stanford Brown, Maya Angelou, Moses Gunn, Thalmus Rasulala, and many more

Format: Box set, Color, Full Screen, NTSC
Language: English
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Number of discs: 4
Studio: Warner Home Video
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2007
Run Time: 573 minutes

DVD Features:

Available Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
"Remembering Roots" featurette

Video highlights with cast relaying stories about filming particular scenes

Audio commentary from key cast members
New bonus disc:
"Crossing Over: How Roots Captivated a Nation" (2007)

Documentary "Roots: One Year Later" (1978)

A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendents' liberation. A saga of African-American life, based on Alex Haley's family history. Kunta Kinte is abducted from his African village, sold into slavery, and taken to America. He makes several escape attempts until he is finally caught and maimed. He marries Bell, his plantation's cook, and they have a daughter, Kizzy, who is eventually sold away from them. Kizzy has a son by her new master, and the boy grows up to become Chicken George, a legendary cock fighter who leads his family into freedom. Throughout the series, the family observes notable events in U.S. history, such as the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slave uprisings, and emancipation.

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