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MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use.
Movie (Entertainment) - North Wing Basement
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Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2016].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
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General Note
The q in the title appears as a diamond with a peace symbol in it.
General Note
Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Matthew Libatique ; editors, Ryan Denmark, Hye Mee Na ; original music score, Terence Blanchard ; choreography, Maija Garcia.
Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Teyonah Parris, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Steve Harris, Harry Lennix, D.B. Sweeney, John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson.
Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's South Side creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (2.39:1) aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1.
English dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lee, S., Willmott, K., Cannon, N., Snipes, W., Parris, T., Hudson, J., Bassett, A., Cusack, J., Jackson, S. L., & Aristophanes. (2016). Chi-Raq . Lionsgate.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Spike, Lee et al.. 2016. Chi-Raq. Santa Monica, Calif.: Lionsgate.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Spike, Lee et al.. Chi-Raq Santa Monica, Calif.: Lionsgate, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lee, Spike,, et al. Chi-Raq Lionsgate, 2016.

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