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Film Ideas (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,596 works in 4,799 publications in 1 language and 106,455 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  History  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Educational television programs  Travelogues (Television programs)  Children's films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, E
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Most widely held works by Film Ideas (Firm)
China's Challenges : Are the Chinese People 'Real' Citizens?( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While President Xi Jinping talks about "The Chinese Dream," the Chinese people talk about healthcare, education, housing and retirement. Even after vast economic development, the fate of many Chinese remains in doubt. China's leaders must deal with the “Big Four” social concerns
Gay / Straight Couple( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover a real life Will & Grace story- except in this romance, Will and Grace are married to one another and share a naturally conceived child. Meet university professors Terry and Deanne, a gay man and straight woman, who have found a truly “modern” love. But can a gay man and a straight woman really make a marriage work? Is this just a passing fad or a lasting commitment?
China's Challenges : China Can Produce. Can China Create?( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2019 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China seeks to be a "moderately well-off society." What new technologies is China developing? China must stress innovation, creativity and protect intellectual property rights to move beyond the assembly line
China's Challenges What do the Chinese People Believe?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China is an ancient civilization, with many traditions and philosophies passed down over the generations. But what values are shaping today's China? Confucian ethics? Selfless Communism? Market economy individual initiative? What about sex and religion?
China's Challenges : Where is China’s Economy Going?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While China is an economic superpower, its cheap-labor advantage is ending; its air and water are polluted; and its society is fractured by rich and poor. How can China achieve its goal of becoming a moderately well off society in a world of turbulent markets and a society of social disparities?
Freedom Seekers : Stories From The Western Underground Railroad( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primary source documents, historians, interviews with slave descendants, readings and dramatic depictions provide understanding of the regional issues surrounding antebellum slavery and the antislavery movement that helped shape the Western Underground Railroad, a perhaps less known escape route along the western frontier
The Lost Cities of The Maya : Secrets of Archaeology by Martina Balazhova( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel to the magnificent Mayan cities of Uxmal, Tulum, Chichen Itza and the capital Palenque, with its great pyramid built by master mathematicians
Egypt According To Cleopatra : Secrets of Archaeology( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Cleopatra serves as our expert guide through Egypt during the time of the Ptolemies, from the city of Alexandria to the isle of Philae
The Roads To El Dorado : Secrets of Archaeology( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the splendor of the Incan empire's Curzo and Machu Picchu, which captured the imagination and greed of the Spanish conquistadors
Argentina : The Pots And Pans Revolution( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

December 2001, Buenos Aires—five days before Christmas a disturbing silence pervades the city. The day before, frustrated Argentineans looted supermarkets. The government reacted immediately by proclaiming a state of emergency. The situation approaches anarchy for 12 days, in which time five presidents will succeed one another. With never before shown footage, this documentary provides a critical analysis of the events around Christmas 2001. It further includes interviews with militants, victims, cameramen and experts, helping to comprehend the connections between, and ramifications of, the many events that led up to chaos. Who holds the future in the years to come, for this young democracy in danger?
Vietnam by Pilot productions( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Vietnam, the former heart of colonial Indochina, there waits for us the picturesque town of Mitho, in the Mekong Delta and the immense metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon. Up the coast are the tropical beaches of Nha Trang and the city-port of Da Nang with its extraordinay museum. A little further north is Hue, the former capital of the golden years. The episode concludes amongst the paddy fields of the north, in the capital Hanoi, otherwise know as the Paris of the East
Travels Through Greece : Secrets of Archaeology( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey with a Roman senator through the artistic and cultural treasures of Greece; from the agora at Corinth, to the acoustically perfect Theatre at Epidaurus
South Africa by Sami Sabiti( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the shores of two oceans, South Africa lies in the extreme south of the continent. From Africa's most southerly metropolis, Cape Town, to famous antique markets, and lands teeming with ostriches, we experience both the past and the present of this fascinating culture
Roman Imprint On The West : Secrets of Archaeology( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is said that all roads led to Rome. Follow the itineraries, which connected Rome to Iberia (Spain) and ancient Gaul (France) as a Celtic gladiator guides us through Nimes, Orange, Tarragona and more
Burkina Faso, Africa : A Rectified Revolution( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August 1983, Captain Thomas Sankara seizes power in the former French colony of Upper Volta. He is helped by a commando led by his friend Blaise Compaore. Contrary to precedent attempts, Sankara's coup d'etat has revolutionary objectives of Marxist inspiration: end the neocolonial hold of France on the county, favor the equality of opportunity and the education of the masses and launch an economic reform based in the rurality of the country. Dissidences appear, and four years after the beginning of the August Revolution, he is assassinated. While the inhabitants of Burkina-Faso continue to live with the memory of a failed revolution, the documentary reveals the price of the country's stability: no democratic change, no access to the wealth of the country and no real independence from the former colonial power of France
The Forgotten Civilizations of Anatolia : Secrets of Archaeology( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a behind the scenes tour of the splendid Greek cities of ancient Turkey, including Gordian, the domain of King Midas, and Hattishash, with its spectacular royal citadel
The Ports of The Desert : Secrets of Archaeology( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow an ancient caravan route through lust oases across the Syrian desert from Marib to the beautiful city of Palmyra
Greek Cities In Italy : Secrets of Archaeology( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the virtual streets of the original Greek colonies of Italy, and experience the creation of the Magna Graecia
Madagascar : Seven Month Chaos( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

December 16, 2001—Madagascar, one of the world's poorest countries falls into chaos. The roots of this crisis are two men fighting to control disputed election results: Didier Ratsiraka, the incumbent president, and his foe, Marc Ravalomanana, the presidential candidate. For seven months, Madagascar is asphyxiated by this turmoil: barricades are set up, tortures take place and the crisis escalates into a true civil war. The political calamity ends in 2002 with the official recognition of Marc Ravalomanana by the United States. Ratsitraka flees the country, leaving behind an unimaginable humanitarian, political and economic catastrophe, whose consequences for the Malagasy people are still immeasurable
At The Court of The King of Kings : Secrets of Archaeology( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tour the grand residences at Persepolis and the sumptuous imperial palaces of the powerful Darius I at the height of the Persian civilization
 
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