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Journal Films, inc

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Works: 856 works in 1,282 publications in 1 language and 3,661 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Folklore  Biography 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: F1435, 263.042753
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Most widely held works by Journal Films, inc
The Mystery of the Maya ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program seeks answers to the three great mysteries of the Maya: their unusual choice of inhospitable areas for their cities, how they achieved such incredible knowledge, and why they abandoned their cities at the height of their brilliance. Mayan integration of beautiful architecture, art and society is reviewed, as well as their unusual and demanding religion
American Byzantine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the building of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and its connection to America in the 20th century
Brazil ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the three regions of Brazil: the coastal plain, the highlands and the lowlands. The Amazon's importance to the world's ecosystem is discussed as well as the exports, coffee, sugar and orange juice. Viewers will learn about Sao Paulo, the world's tenth largest city, Brasilia, with its futuristic architecture and Rio De Janeiro, often called the world's most beautiful city
The Avoidable famine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the impact of changes in traditional farming methods on the economy of Sudan. When the Sudan was a colony of Great Britain, the best farm land was used to grow cotton but a drop in cotton prices in the 1970's dictated a return to traditional food crops, which made the Sudan self-sufficient in food. Then the International Monetary Fund insisted that the nation return to growing cotton as a condition for making loans to the Sudan. Cotton prices remained low and the nation was forced to import grain from the U.S.--thus pushing the Sudan deeper into debt while the people starved
Ecuador ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the geography and culture of Ecuador, one of the smallest countries in South America
Argentina ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses economy and politics of Argentina. The Arctic life of the southern Argentina coast is shown, as well as the rich landscape of Patagonia
The Passion of Oberammergau ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Passion play of Oberammergau came about in 1633 when the small village of Oberammergau vowed to devote their time and talents to God by giving the Passion play every 10 years. This video gives views of the village, the wood sculptures of this Bavarian region, the Passion play and history of the play
Africa in focus ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Talks about Morocco from every aspect: history, geography, politics, religion, social life and so on
Venezuela ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Venezuela, or "little Venice" was discovered by Amerigo Vespucci in the late 1400's. It is the wealthiest, best educated and most urbanized country in South America. This program looks at it's education, industry, and diverse geography, and also takes a look at the agricultural role in the economy
Chile ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses various economic, political, and historic changes occurring in Chile. Viewers will learn about Chile's primary resources, including copper and agriculture, as well as how the exportation of grapes and other fruits is vital to Chilean economy
Mexico, the heritage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This program covers the three major periods in the country's history from advanced civilizations that existed before Columbus discovered America, to the present day. The ancient city of Teotihuacán is visited, and various ancient civilizations including the Maya, are discussed"--Container
Rabbit goes fishing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph, a young orphan from the city, is aloof and unfriendly when he arrives in Spirit Bay. But the kind Cheemo discovers that the boy's false bravado stems from fear of rejection he has experienced in many foster homes. Cheemo convinces Ralph on a fishing trip that he is with his own people and at home
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. "Deadeye Dick" ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film portrait of novelist Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. captures the author's own wild imagination, deep concern, and mosaic form
Africa in focus ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the history, geography, economy, political problems and social conditions of Zaire
Bolivia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the regions and major cities of Bolivia. Discusses the Bolivian economy and history and profiles its people
The Baltic way ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania are featured in this program. Viewers will learn how the Baltic's location by the sea proves profitable, and of the history of the three Baltic republics. The capital of Latvia, Riga, is visited and a typical day in the life of a Latvian couple is presented. In Estonia, a wealthy country with deep-rooted traditions, two couples are shown trying to make ends meet while dealing with the housing problem. The capital of Estonia, Tallinn, is also visited. A look at the educational system in Lithuania is provided, as well as a glimpse at the Polish and Russian people that live there
The Russian Federation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines how the Russian people live in this time of rebuilding from Communism. A look at a middle income Russian family is provided, and viewers learn about their hopes for the future and their frustration with the present. Many interesting places in the Russian Federation are visited, including Ivanovo, St. Petersburg, and Siberia. Viewers will learn about hi-tech horticulture in one community, where day care and much needed on-site housing is provided. From rural communitites to the big cities, all the people share the day-to-day uncertainty that is everywhere in Russia
Martin Luther King, Jr a man of peace ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays events in the life of Dr. King, showing him at home, at church, in exclusive interviews, and finally receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Stockholm. Examines his philosophies and his teaching
Advertising information, persuasion, or deception? ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1988 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines how advertising utilizes various appeals, techniques, and media to sway buying decisions. Distinguishes between the informational and manipulative uses of advertising
Africa in focus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Talks about the Ivory Coast from every aspect: history, geography, politics, religion, social life and so on
 
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Languages
English (34)