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Films for the Humanities (Firm)

Overview
Works: 14,322 works in 25,939 publications in 2 languages and 417,942 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television plays  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PA3975.M4, 882
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Most widely held works about Films for the Humanities (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( Visual )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
Medea by Euripides( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Euripides' classic tragedy about a proud woman betrayed by the man she loves. Freely adapted by Robinson Jeffers after Euripedes
Antigone by Jean Anouilh( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A unique adaptation of the play by Sophocles. Antigone defies King Creon's decree to bury her slain brother according to religious rituals and faces death for her actions
The Addicted brain ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how the human brain manufactures and uses drugs. Explores the cutting edge of developments in the biochemistry of addiction and addictive behavior
The Rise of Greek tragedy Oedipus the king ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A presentation of Sophocles' Oedipus the King, performed in the authentic setting of a fifth-century Greek theater, with the use of masks made after ancient models. Shows how this drama developed from primeval sacrificial ceremonies to Dionysius
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews playwright August Wilson on the importance of the blues in Wilson's life and his writing. Also talks about finding an African-American cultural identity and what Wilson sees as the false portrayal of black Americans on television
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between his two ungrateful daughters
The art of Kabuki ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to the 400-year-old tradition of Kabuki, explaining its origins and purposes, its literary sources, and the meaning of its symbolism
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This play recounts the blind, exiled Oedipus' final days. The primary action involves a fight over where Oedipus is to die (as that place is to become hallowed ground). Familial interactions also play a key role in the drama
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy where order is restored, evil punished, and all who deserve it, live happily ever after
Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The play opens as the Watchman at King Agamemnon's palace sees the beacon that announces the fall of Troy. The chorus of Old Men tell the background to the story of the Trojan War. When Agamemnon returns home after a 10-year absence his queen, Clytemnestra welcomes him, but Cassandra foretells his murder
Why the hate? America, from a Muslim point of view ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This timely ABC News program explores the mixed emotions felt by many Muslins toward the U.S. Topics on the agenda include American culture, often perceived as offensive, and U.S. foreign policy, frequently viewed as threatening."--Container
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eileen Atkins recreates her acclaimed one-woman stage show based on Virginia Woolf's 1929 talk on liberty, literature, and the role of women in her society. Presented in the original lecture hall at Girton College, Cambridge
The five pillars of Islam by Reiner Moritz Productions( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the five essential principles of Islam (declaration of faith, prayer, pilgrimage, fasting and almsgiving) and places them in historical context. Introduces the vast international mosaic of Moslem believers and the conflict between traditional teaching and the effects of industrialization
A midsummer night's dream ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's comedy of magic, mistaken identity, reconciliation, and self-discovery
Islamic art ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Discusses the architecture and sculpture of mosques and Koranic schools, the illumination and calligraphy of sacred texts, music, the art of the garden, and the influence of the abstract arabesque on Western art."--Container
Christians, Jews, and Moslems in Medieval Spain ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the history of Spain from 711 to 1492, a period of Arab domination and intellectual ferment
Speaking Shakespearean verse by Trevor Nunn( Visual )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Members of the Royal Shakespeare Company present a workshop before a television studio audience in which they interpret the rhythms and pronunciation of Shakespeare's English
Bauhaus the face of the 20th century by Frank Whitford( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 421 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
Lorraine Hansberry the Black experience in the creation of drama ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the artistic growth and vision of the black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, largely in her own words and in her own voice. Describes the author's childhood in Chicago, student days at the University of Wisconsin, work as a journalist in Harlem, life as a housewife in Greenwich Village, and success on Broadway
 
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