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Gilbert, Peter 1957-

Works: 14 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 4,079 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Biography  Drama  Trials, litigation, etc  Longitudinal studies  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Director, Cinematographer
Classifications: GV884.A1, 962.4043
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter Gilbert
God grew tired of us ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member 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
Hoop dreams by Steve, $d 1955- James( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two African American boys struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional
At the death house door ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member 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
Happy Christmas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the director of Drinking Buddies comes a comedy about an irresponsible 20-something, Jenny, who arrives in Chicago to live with her older brother Jeff and his novelist wife, Kelly, after a breakup. Jenny's arrival shakes up their quiet domesticity as she and her friend Carson instigate an evolution in Kelly's life and career
Vietnam long time coming ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member 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
Prefontaine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film features the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track."
A time for dancing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member 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
With all deliberate speed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member 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
Bauhaus the face of the 20th century by Frank Whitford( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the development of the Bauhaus and the key figures involved in it. It also sets the history of the Bauhaus in the context of the political unrest and economic chaos of the Weimar Republic in Germany
A southern town ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member 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
Age 7 in America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This version of the original British concept involves seven-year-olds from all over the United States who tell us about their ambitions, views and dreams
It's the rage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When everyone's armed and dangerous, one wrong move can get you killed. Enter into the world of seven strangers, each of whom find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint. Helen and Warren Harding are an affluent couple on the brink of divorce. Their separation causes their lives to intersect with eclectic and tormented individuals. Includes bonus features
Brother number one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brother Number One is a New Zealand documentary on the torture and murder of New Zealand yachtie Kerry Hamill by the Khmer Rouge in 1978. It follows the journey of Kerry's younger brother, Rob Hamill, an Olympic and Trans-Atlantic champion rower, who travels to Cambodia to retrace the steps taken by his brother and John Dewhirst, speaking to eyewitnesses, perpetrators and survivors
The miracle match / Prefontaine / White squall ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The miracle match: Based on the true story of the 1950 United States soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1-0. They came together to form the team just ten days before the start of the Cup. This is the story about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team and how they defeated England, the world's best team at that time. Prefontaine: True-life story of the legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial athlete known as the "James Dean of track." White squall: Thirteen high school students who have elected to spend the 1960-61 academic year on board the American schoolship Albatross learn about sailing and unity from their captain. When they encounter a white squall, a sudden, violent, wind-and-lightning storm, it turns into a test of courage and their will to survive
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