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Films for the Humanities (Firm)

Overview
Works: 12,536 works in 27,598 publications in 3 languages and 365,965 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Educational films  Internet videos  Comedy films  Televised plays  History  Made-for-TV movies  Interviews 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, pre, fds, Author, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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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 )

68 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,015 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 )

16 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euripides' classic tragedy about a proud woman betrayed by the man she loves. Freely adapted by Robinson Jeffers after Euripedes
Agamemnon by Aeschylus( Visual )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play opens as the Watchman at King Agamemnon's palace sees the beacon that annunces 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 addicted brain( Visual )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 657 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 role of theatre in ancient Greece( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 542 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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's comedy where order is restored, evil punished, and all who deserve it live happily ever after
The art of Kabuki( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 507 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between his two ungrateful daughters
The joy that kills by South Wales Community Police Unit( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the world of upper class Creole society which dominated New Orleans in the 1870s, a world with a strict code of behavior one of whose strongest tenets required a wife to subordinate her will and her very being to her husband
Virginia Woolf : a room of one's own by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 482 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
Rigoberta Menchu : Cassandra and Crusader by Rigoberta Menchú( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 479 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
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 465 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 )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 464 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
Why the hate? : America, from a Muslim point of view( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 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
Autism by Louis Theroux( Visual )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 419 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
Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 415 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
Speaking Shakespearean verse by John Barton( Visual )

23 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 403 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
Fetal alcohol syndrome by Ann Pytkowicz Streissguth( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the cause and effect of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Profiles an eight-year-old Apache boy with FAS. Shows that it can cause a severe form of retardation. Also shows how other drugs can injure the fetus
Gabriel García Márquez : la magia de lo real by Yves Billon( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this interview with Silvia Lemus, Gabriel García Márquez discusses his life and work from a highly personal plane
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's comedy of magic, mistaken identity, reconciliation, and self-discovery
 
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