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Peace River Films

Overview
Works: 57 works in 206 publications in 2 languages and 5,834 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Biographical television programs  Biography  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Historical television programs  Television programs  Internet videos  Educational television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QH545.P4, 363.7384
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Most widely held works by Peace River Films
Rachel Carson's Silent spring( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines letters, books, television programs and archival footage with interviews to create a picture of Rachel Carson and the controversy surrounding her book Silent spring
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance by American Experience( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descendants of legendary Native American leader Geronimo tell the story of a half-century of war, displacement, confinement, and finally resistance that ended with the decimation of the Chiricahua Apaches and the loss of their traditional homeland in the Southwest. Geronimo is revealed as a shrewd leader, formidable fighter, and poetic shaman--dedicated to a crusade to keep his ancestral land, repeatedly defying and eluding federal authorities. When the government finally forced his surrender in 1886, the Apaches were prisoners, moved to reservations in Florida and later Oklahoma. Their homeland was never returned to them. The film tells an unpleasant story of cruelty, prejudice, and betrayal, and of a tragic collision of two civilizations, each with startlingly different views of one another
Seasons of a Navajo( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Navajo and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows one year in the life of an extended Navajo family on a southwestern reservation. Contrasts the traditional life with modern changes
The Iron road( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the discovery of gold in California in 1849, fortune hunters poured into the western United States so fast that California was added to the union as a state in 1850. But the rich and expansive territory of California was a whole continent away from the existing seat of government and industry in the United States. This is the story of the completion of the transcontinental railroad which reduced the cross-country trip from several months to just nine and one half days, and meant for the first time that the United States was truly united
Super bridge by Neil Goodwin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows every phase of the four-year construction of the Clark Bridge that spans the Mississippi River at Alton, Illinois using what is known as cable-stayed design, an innovative variation on the suspension bridge
Becoming green : growing environmental awareness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What's up with the weather? (disc 3): Examines recent changes in weather patterns around the world, attempting to discover whether they are natural, temporary glitches in the global climate or the result of global warming
The Shape of things( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the common structures and shapes that appear in nature through cinematography, still photographs, and drawings. Emphasizes the orderliness and beauty of eggshells, ice, the eyes of the horsefly, snowflakes, snakes, and many other natural objects in which patterns are apparent
Animal imposters( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ways that animals use visual confusion provide an insight into their perceptions of the world around them
City of coral( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented is a unique look at a Caribbean coral reef. Explored is the reef's ecological environment, the ecosystems within the environment and the habitors of each system
Adrift on the Gulf Stream( Visual )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Gulf Stream's impact on man since the time of Columbus and the trends in modern study of North Atlantic Ocean currents, including the use of oceanographic instruments and computer mapping techniques, and their aid to understanding ocean-atmospheric interaction
American experience by Neil Goodwin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descendants of legendary Native American leader Geronimo tell the story of a half-century of war, displacement, confinement, and finally resistance that ended with the decimation of the Chiricahua Apaches and the loss of their traditional homeland in the Southwest. Geronimo is revealed as a shrewd leader, formidable fighter, and poetic shaman--dedicated to a crusade to keep his ancestral land, repeatedly defying and eluding federal authorities. When the government finally forced his surrender in 1886, the Apaches were prisoners, moved to reservations in Florida and later Oklahoma. Their homeland was never returned to them. The film tells an unpleasant story of cruelty, prejudice, and betrayal, and of a tragic collision of two civilizations, each with startlingly different views of one another
Hawaii : born of fire( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volcanic eruptions are one type of phenomena that have shaped the Earth over the past four billion years. For years scientists have studied volcanoes, gathering important data about the dates and locations of eruptions and observing the dust and lava that are produced. However, there is still much to learn about how volcanoes erupt and how life develops on the land formed by the lava. This episode of NOVA follows scientists who are studying the history of the volcanic islands of Hawaii and the special
The American Indian collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This remarkable PBS series illuminates the true heritage of America's native peoples
Cape Cod, the sands of time( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of films highlighting the geology and maritime history of Cape Cod, along with the story of Thoreau's writings of the place and Marconi's wireless radio transmission from Cape Cod to England
The mystery of animal pathfinders( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mystery of where animals migrate to and how they get there
The Voyage of the Mimi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines serialized, fictitious science episodes with a series of documentary expeditions to a variety of places where real science is done. In the fictitious episodes, scientists and students set sail in the Mimi to study humpback whales off the coast of New England. During the course of the six-week voyage, other important lessons in science and math are learned
Following the tundra wolf( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a look at the tundra wolf of the Canadian Northwest Territories and examines the relationship of this predator with his principal prey, the caribou
Still waters by Jennifer Lauck( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the animal life that abounds in a fresh water pond, including microscopic organisms, insects, reptiles, fish, birds, and mammals
The Sea behind the dunes( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines symphonic music, detailed nature photography, and a lyric commentary to evoke an emotional as well as intellectual appreciation of the ecology of an ocean inlet. Describes the interrelationship of the ocean, bay, barrier beach, and salt marsh and shows the animals that inhabit this ecosystem
Cape Cod treasury( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four films highlighting the scenic beauty, history and natural history of Cape Cod National Seashore
 
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Peace river films productions

Languages
English (152)

Navajo (3)

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