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Long Bow Group

Overview
Works: 35 works in 155 publications in 3 languages and 1,544 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Case studies  Personal narratives  Nonfiction films  Biography  Internet videos  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: DS779.32, 951.05
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Most widely held works by Long Bow Group
The Gate of Heavenly Peace by Richard Gordon( Visual )

35 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revisits the Tiananmen Square incident of June 4, 1989 and explores the complex political process that led to the protests and the eventual Beijing massacre. Includes still photographs, eyewitness accounts, interviews, and newsreels
Ba jiu dian zhong de tai yang = Morning sun( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film attempts in the space of a two-hour documentary to create an inner history of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (c.1964-1976). It provides a multi-perspective view of a tumultuous period as seen through the eyes--and reflected in the hearts and minds--of members of the high-school generation that was born around the time of the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949, and that came of age in the 1960s. Others join them in creating in the film's conversation about the period and the psycho-emotional topography of high-Maoist China, as well as the enduring legacy of that period
Small happiness : women of a Chinese village( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which investigates the conditions of life for Chinese women today and in the past. Visits the village of Long Bow where inhabitants reveal the strides that have been made for women's equality, despite the seeming oppression when observed from a Western viewpoint
Small happiness : women of a Chinese village( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of sexual politics and the reality of life in contemporary rural China. Filmed under unprecedented circumstances, Chinese women of Long Bow speak frankly about footbindings, the new birth control policy, work, love and marriage
To taste a hundred herbs : gods, ancestors, and medicine in a Chinese village( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores traditional beliefs and customs of medicine and healing and how western religion has affected the traditions of family life
A Family gathering by Lise Yasui( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lise Yasui, a third-generation Japanese-American woman, searches for her family history and for understanding of their internment. Focuses on her grandfather Masuo Yasui of Hood River Valley, Oregon, who, after living in the United States for thirty years, was arrested by the FBI as a potentially dangerous alien five days after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor
All under heaven : life in a Chinese village( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a documentary which visits the Chinese village of Long Bow. Looks at daily life, showing how traditional ways have persisted, though altered by the many sudden shifts in government policy. Looks at how the villagers deal with the most recent shift, from collective agriculture back to family farming
Abode of illusion : the life and art of Chang Dai-chien (1899-1983)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of Chang Dai-chien, an artist who symbolizes a bridge between China's past and present, as well as between East and West. Chang was the first Chinese artist to achieve international recognition, both through his original works as well as through his skills at emulating--and forging--past masterpieces
Xiao xi : Small happiness : women of a Chinese village( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which examines the social conditions for Chinese women today and in the past, with specific focus on the village of Long Bow. Inhabitants reveal the strides that have been made for women's equality, despite the seeming oppression when observed from a Western viewpoint
Generations, a Chinese family( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the way of life of the seventeen-member, four-generation Shen family, who are part of the small Christian minority in China. Also describes funeral, wedding, and New Year's customs among this minority
All under heaven : life in a Chinese village( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at daily life in Long Bow, a village about 400 miles southwest of Beijing. Shows how traditional way of life has persisted and altered with political changes of the last 40 years, particularly collectivization and decollectivization
Yin yu tang : a Chinese home by Peabody Essex Museum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three short films describe age-old traditions and contemporary lifestyles in the villages of the Huizhou region of China's Anhui province. Yin yu tang (17 minutes, 20 seconds) presents the significance of the ancestral home in rural China and describes how the home is dismantled and re-erected at the Peabody Essex Museum. Guo nian (16 minutes, 38 seconds) documents contemporary New Year's celebrations and reminiscences of celebrations past. Guomen (16 minutes, 19 seonds) describes traditional rituals experienced by a bride and her family as they prepare for her wedding, and elders recall their own nuptials
An introduction to chinese cultural values : the other pole of the human mind( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workshop on intercultural communication
First moon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a look at the celebrations and rituals associated with the Chinese new year in the village of Long Bow, which is situated 400 miles southwest of Beijing. Shows how ancient customs have persisted and altered with the influence of Western ideas and consumer goods
Small happiness : women of a Chinese village = Xiao xi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film about the women of the village in China that is the subject of the books by William Hinton -- "Shenfan" and "Fanshen". The title refers to the enduring attitude in rural China that while a boy baby is a "big happiness" a girl baby is a "small happiness". While developing the theme of constraints imposed on rural women, the film also witnesses women's efforts to extend the boundaries of their roles
The American experience( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the narrator's families experiences as American citizens during World War II. Covers the American response to Japanese people and the hardships this family endured
Long Bow trilogy( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at daily life in Long Bow, a village 600 km. south-west of Beijing. Ancient traditions persist - Pt. 1. We see an elaborate funeral, a country fair, a local animal market, an open air opera. But changes have come to Long Bow with the shift from collective to individual farming. A sense of dramatic change accompanies simple rhythms of rural life ; Pt. 2 Long Bow women talk about marriage, work, birth control, birth customs and the now outlawed custom of foot binding. Three elderly women recount many years of change. Pt. 3. A portrait of a traditional Chinese doctor and his role in the community. He discusses his Catholic religion, medical ethics, rural health services, handed-down knowledge og herbal treatments, & western medical practices. Family life in China is captured in scenens of prayer, play, chores and celebrations
The other pole of the human mind : an introduction to Chinese cultural values by George W Renwick( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workshop on intercultural communication
To taste a hundred herbs : gods, ancestors and medicine( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the doctor in Long Bow Village in China. Dr. Shen employs a mixture of remedies - old and new, Chinese and Western - using herbs, chemicals, acupuncture and therapy
To taste a hundred herbs : gods, ancestors and medicine in a Chinese village( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a traditional Chinese doctor and his role in the community. He discusses his Catholic religion, medical ethics, rural health services, handed-down knowledge og herbal treatments, & western medical practices. Family life in China is captured in scenens of prayer, play, chores and celebrations
 
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