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Films for the Humanities (Firm)

Works: 11,879 works in 26,696 publications in 3 languages and 386,759 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Educational films  Internet videos  Interviews  History  Documentary television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Biography 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, pre, fds, 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)
Antigone by Sophocles( Visual )

63 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,153 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 Robinson Jeffers( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kennedy Center production of Euripides' great classic about a woman driven by emotion beyond the brink of rationality. Medea is abandoned by her husband Jason so he can marry the daughter of Creon, ruler of Corinth, and is exiled by Creon as a dangerous foreigner. She exacts revenge by causing the deaths of Creon and his daughter and by murdering her own and Jason's two children before escaping into exile in Athens
Gabriel García Márquez la magia de lo real by Yves Billon( Visual )

39 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This major film delves into the world of One Hundred Years of Solitude and The Autumn of the Patriarch -- the world of [Colomiban author and Nobel prize winner] García Márquez -- where historical riots and levitating grandmothers appear to be equally real (or unreal). Sot on the Colombian coast in Aracataca (Macondo), the Banana Zone, Ciénaga and Barranquilla, and incorporating rare archival footage, the film features the author himself and the people of whom he writes
A room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 605 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
The Addicted brain( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 593 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
Rigoberta Menchu : broken silence by Rigoberta Menchú( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu, as she discusses the lack of human rights for the indigenous people of Guatemala and her commitment to the struggle for a more egalitarian society
Depression by Claude Nicol( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended as a comprehensive practical guide to the more prevalent sexually transmitted diseases: AIDS, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, and venereal warts. Provides a detailed and complete description of causes, symptoms, and treatments for these illnesses, as well as current scientific knowledge about how to combat them
Toni Morrison by Mötley Crüe (Musical group)( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 546 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
Fetal alcohol syndrome by Cathy Stevens( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 535 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
The art of Kabuki( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 524 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
Why the hate? : America, from a Muslim point of view( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This timely ABC News program explores the mixed emotions felt by many Muslims 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 496 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
Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles( Visual )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 471 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
Bertolt Brecht practice pieces by Jutta Brückner( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brecht's life and many works are presented through commentary by various people who knew him or had experience with his plays and through excerpts from performances
Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 459 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
The Role of theatre in ancient Greece( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explanation of aspects of theatre in ancient Greece, including theatre design and the use of the surrounding landscape, the origins of tragedy and the comparative roles of the writer/director and actors
Autism diagnosis, causes, and treatments by Alain Bouvarel( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Built around several case studies, this program discusses high- and low-functioning autism; illustrates structural and functional differences between autistic and non-autistic brains; considers genetics, neurological diseases, and immune system anomalies as possible contributory factors; and discusses associated conditions, such as mental retardation, epilepsy, and echolalia
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of a sequence of seven history plays by William Shakespeare
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Oedipus at Colonus
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Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

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