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City so real / National Geographic Documentary Films, Participant present ; a Kartemquin Films production ; directed by Steve James ; produced by Zak Piper, Steve James.

James, Steve, 1955- (television director,, television producer.). Piper, Zak, 1978- (television producer.). National Geographic Documentary Films, (presenter.). Participant Media, (presenter.). Kartemquin Films, (production company.). National Geographic Society (U.S.), (publisher.). Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm), (distributor.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD 306.09773 CIT 000084685 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (330 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Geographic, [2021]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast in 2020.
Wide screen (16:9).
Produced on recordable (DVD-R or DVD+R) media.
"Playback experience may vary by content or player." --container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc One: Welcome to Chicago -- Blood sport -- With all due respect to the candidate; Disc Two: If you want to break the machine -- You gotta make it or you gotta take it.
Summary, etc.:
Academy Award nominated filmmaker Steve James' fascinating and complex portrait of contemporary Chicago delivers a deep, multifaceted look into the soul of a quintessentially American city, set against the backdrop of its history-making 2019 mayoral election, and the tumultuous 2020 summer of COVID-19 and social upheaval following the police killing of George Floyd.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD-R, NTSC, all regions; wide screen (16:9); Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Mayors > Election.
Mayors > Election.
Social conditions.
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.) > Social conditions.
Illinois > Chicago.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.