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Ross, Steven John

Works: 11 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 1,211 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Historical films  Educational films  Internet videos  Ethnographic films  Biography  Biographical films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Film editor, Author
Classifications: VAD 8472 (VIEWING COPY), 331.89281363
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven John Ross
At the river I stand( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary of two 1968 events in the civil rights movement--the sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
Oh freedom after while( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In January 1939, Missouri Bootheel sharecroppers--black and white--staged a dramatic roadside protest to protest unjust treatment by local plantation owners. Their demonstration spurred the U.S. government to develop new housing for displaced sharecroppers. Some demonstrators also established a remarkable farming community--and learned how to make lasting change in their lives"--Container
Fishers of Dar by Lina Fruzzetti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samaki wa Dar es Salaam/Fishers of Dar is an ethnographic film about the fishermen and women of downtown Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It explores the continuity and integrity of traditional fishing practices in new, contemporary settings
Winslow Homer Society and Solitude( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first major documentary study of Winslow Homer, this program features over 180 images of Homer oil paintings, watercolors, etchings, and illustrations, combined with in-depth commentary from respected art scholars and historians
The Old forest( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Memphis gentleman recalls one week in 1937, just before his wedding, when he and a young working class woman were involved in a car wreck in Overton park. The events following the accident provide a subtle, yet penetrating look at the class division, sex roles, and social mores of the South during the late 1930's
The Old forest( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Memphis, Tenn., in 1937, a young man from a well-to-do family becomes involved in an automobile accident while with a working-class woman. She disappears, and the search for her sets into play a subtle, yet penetrating, look at class divisions, sex roles, and the mores of the South before World War II
Searching for Wordin Avenue( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the fortunes of a Hungarian immigrant family in Bridgeport, Conn. during the first half of the twentieth century and offers coverage of Hungarian festivals there along with interviews, stills, and historic footage
Black diamonds, blues city stories of the Memphis Red Sox( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For the first half of this century, organized baseball denied African Americans a chance to earn a living playing the game. In response, The Negro Leagues were created, and they flourished through the 1940's. These Negro Leagues teams were very important community institutions, and nowhere was this more true than in the segregated South and in the city of Memphis. This documentary tells the story of The Negro Leagues, focusing mostly on the Memphis Red Sox and the team's relationship to the power politics, race relations, and Blues culture of the mid-century mid-South"--1996 Peabody Awards entry form excerpt
Aspects of communicative accommodation in oral proficiency interview discourse by Steven John Ross( )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big picture( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"New American Schools answered a presidential challenge to create the next generation of American schools. Practitioners and experts, including Secretary of Education Richard Riley, discuss how the work of its Design Teams in nearly 2,000 schools nationally has spurred the comprehensive school reform movement, including new federal aid targeted at schools working to transform themselves."--Annenberg website
A Game of catch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An incident in the lives of a 12-year-old boy with limited athletic ability and two neighborhood boys who play catch with ease
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