Gilbert, Peter 1957-
Most widely held works by Peter Gilbert
Hoop dreams ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,863 libraries worldwide
Follows the high school careers of two young men from inner-city Chicago as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball.
God grew tired of us ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
Presents the plight of young, male Sudanese refugees, known as "lost boys," being displaced to foreign countries due to civil war in their homeland. The film tells the story of three of the lost boys who struggled to come to the United States for a better life, while still attempting to assist the family and friends they have left behind.
With all deliberate speed ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Brown vs. Board of Education that the concept of "separate but equal" school segregation was unconstitutional. Director Peter Gilbert explores the history and legacy of the legal decision.
At the death house door ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
An intimate look at the death penalty in the state of Texas through the eyes of Pastor Carroll Pickett, who served 15 years as the death house chaplain to the infamous 'Walls' prison unit in Huntsville. During Pickett's remarkable career he presided over 95 executions, including the world's first lethal injection. After each execution, Pickett recorded an audiotape account of his trip to the death chamber.
Stevie ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Returns to rural southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie, a troubled young boy from ten years ago. The film began as a way of discovering what forces shaped Stevie's life. Part way through the filming, Stevie is arrested for a serious crime, and tears his family apart. The modest profile turned into a chronicle of Stevie, his broken family, the justice system and the filmmaker himself.
The selected writings of John Edward Bruce: militant Black journalist by John Edward Bruce ( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Prefontaine ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
The film features the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track" whose spirit captured the heart of the nation. Cocky, charismatic and tough, Pre was a running rebel who defied rules, pushed limites, smashed records and tried for Olympic gold.
Vietnam long time coming ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
In 1998, World T.E.A.M. (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sports organized a 16-day, 1,100 mile bicycle expedition through Vietnam from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. The non-profit organization, which focuses on events for the disabled, drew an array of veterans from the U.S. and Vietnam, as well as celebrity riders like Greg La Monde and Senator John Kerry. Past enemies ride as one team in peace across a landscape they once killed to stay alive on. The real finish line is the painful emotional confrontation each rider must make alone along the way.
A time for dancing ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Sam and Jules have been close friends since they were six. But they are about to learn there is much more to find out about themselves and each other, when a crisis teaches them there is a time for loving, a time for living and a time for dancing.
The value of everything : social work and its importance in the field of mental health by Peter Gilbert ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Married in America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Following the experiences of a handful of couples over the course of a decade, producer Michael Apted shows how this ancient institution expresses itself in contemporary American society. Introduces the couples and follows them through the days and weeks preceding their weddings.
Mental handicap : a practical guide for social workers by Peter Gilbert ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Higher goals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Higher goals tells the real-life struggle of two young Chicago high school basketball players, a boy and a girl, William Gates and Kim Williams, as they struggle to balance their basketball dreams with the realities of graduating from high school and going onto college.
A southern town ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Discussion by black and white civil rights activists from Jackson, Mississippi, about the struggle for civil rights in that city and the changes in race relations that have taken place since.
Biofilm community interactions, chance or necessity? : contributions made at the Fifth Meeting of the Biofilm Club held at Gregynog Hall, Powys, 13-15 September, 2001 by Biofilm Club ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Industry restructuring : a case study by Ray Davey ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Managing to care : issues in services for people with learning difficulties by Peter Gilbert ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
On target : a novel by Tim Sculley ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The state and the housing question : a local study and some wider issues by Peter Dickens ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Untersuchungen an der NADH-5[alpha]-Reduktase [NADH-alpha-Reduktase] aus Lebermikrosomen des Goldhamsters by Peter Gilbert ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in German and Undetermined and held by 7 libraries worldwide
African American basketball players African Americans African Americans--Segregation Agee, Arthur Basketball Basketball players Bicycle touring Biographical films Biography Capital punishment Case studies Civil War (Sudan : 1983-) Criminal behavior Cycling Dau, John Bul Death row Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Drama Dysfunctional families Feature films Feature films Films for the hearing impaired Gates, William History Illinois--Chicago Inner cities Judicial process Nonfiction films Pickett, Carroll Political science Prefontaine, Steve Refugees Running School integration Segregation in education--Law and legislation Social history Sports films Sports films Sudan Texas Texas--Huntsville Track and field athletes Travel United States Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam Vietnam War (1961-1975)