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Films for the Humanities (Firm)

Overview
Works: 14,347 works in 26,388 publications in 3 languages and 422,103 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Interviews  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Made-for-TV movies  Educational films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 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)
Medea by Euripides( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kennedy Center production of Euripides' classic tragedy about a woman driven by emotion beyond the brink of rationality
Oedipus the King by Sophocles( Visual )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 912 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
Antigone by Jean Anouilh( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 730 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 art of Kabuki( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the traditional, bombastic theater of Japan, with attention given to the symbolism of the performances
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Morrison candidly answers questions regarding how she became a writer, the pain of empathizing with her characters, the sensual nature of her novels, and how it felt to win the Nobel Prize."--container
[BBC Sound Effects Library collection] by British Broadcasting Corporation( Recording )

19 editions published between 1978 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a comprehensive collection of sound effects that can be used for various forms of mediums
Why the hate? America, from a Muslim point of view( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 523 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
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playwright August Wilson talks about his roots in the black community, how his plays express the African-American experience, how the African heritage of Black Americans is both expressed and repressed in American society today, and the importance of blues as cultural expression
The Rise of Greek tragedy Oedipus the king( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 513 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
The Addicted brain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This documentary takes viewers on a tour of the world's most prolific manufacturer and biggest user of drugs--the human brain. The biochemistry of the brain is responsible for joggers' highs, for the compulsion of some people to seek thrills, for certain kinds of obsessive-compulsive behavior, even for the drive to achieve power and dominance. This program explores the cutting edge of developments in the biochemistry of addiction and addictive behavior
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eileen Atkins' one-woman stage performance recreates Virginia Woolf's talk to the women of Girton College, Cambridge. A call to women to declare their independence, talent and freedom to write, think, love and labor, and to control their own destinies, yet realize necessary communion on all levels between men and women
Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narration in English of the biography of the renowned poet Bertolt Brecht. The program shows his roots and the theatrical and social background of his formative years, and analyzes the development of his vision of the theatre--episode in place of Aristotelian plot, the use of nonliterary devices, new techniques in character portrayal, and new aims for the very concept of theatre
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play which describes the romantic infatuation of Orsino, the devoted loyalty of Viola, the selfless friendship of Antonio and the self-love of Malvolio
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 493 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
Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 476 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
Speaking Shakespearean verse by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 468 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 pronunication of Shakespeare's English
Christians, Jews, and Moslems in Medieval Spain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of Spain from 711 to 1492, a period of Arab domination and intellectual ferment
Fetal alcohol syndrome( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses American Indians to examine the cause and effect of Fetal alcohol syndrome and shows that it can cause a severe form of retardation. Also shows how other drugs can injure the fetus
Bauhaus the face of the 20th century by Frank Whitford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 443 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
 
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