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Maben, Adrian

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Most widely held works by Adrian Maben
Monsieur René Magritte by Adrian Maben( Visual )

64 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the surroundings from which Magritte drew inspiration for his mysterious paintings. This documentary visits familiar scenes which Magritte managed to portray as new and strange. Includes excepts from an interview with Magritte
Helmut Newton : frames from the edge by Adrian Maben( Visual )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how Helmut Newton raised nude photography to an art form. Features the photographer at work with models, discusses his life and work, and interviews several of his famous subjects
Live at Pompeii : the director's cut by Pink Floyd (Musical group)( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pink Floyd in concert in 1972, shot in and around an ancient amphitheatre among the ruins of Pompeii
China, through Mao's eyes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video counterpart to Philip Short's monumental book Mao: A Life, this four-part series guides viewers through the dynamic, innovative, and brutal accomplishments of the revolutionary Chinese leader. Featuring rarely-seen footage from a trove of film and video materials kept secret for decades by Chinese authorities, the series also presents interviews--granted exclusively to the film makers--with the last surviving members of Mao's inner circle. For students of Mao's era, this series may well represent the most powerful learning tool available. Part one of the series covers the early years of Mao Zedong, his struggle against nationalist and foreign force, and his consolidation of power. Part two explores the formative decades of Mao's government, the Great leap Forward, and events leading up to the Cultural Revolution. Part three examines the Cultural Revolution, its political and economic shockwaves, and its human cost. Part four recounts the Nixon-Mao diplomacy and Mao's death, and assesses the importance of Mao's rule and philosophy in 21st-century China
China: through Mao's eyes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part two of the series China: Through Mao's Eyes explores the formation of the People's Republic of China, its complicated relationship with the Soviet Union, and events that prefaced the Cultural Revolution. Footage documenting the turmoil of the Anti-Rightist movement, China's role in the Korean War, and the misnamed Great Leap Forward reveals Mao's uneven leadership as the young nation struggled to define itself. Interviews with close associates illuminate the Chairman's personal side, including his unusual eating habits, attire, and leisure activities."--Website
Royal Ballet of Cambodia in performance( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Khmer and English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This programme showcases the breathtaking beauty and exquisite skill of the dancers of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia, performing live in France. They dance Reamker, Cambodia's version of India's Ramayana, which tells how Prince Rama's beautiful wife Sita is abducted by Ravana, the demon-king of Sri Lanka; the Moni Mekhala, describing the union between the goddess Keo Moni and the giant Ream Eyso; and the snake dance, Makara. The stories told on stage are explained in captions punctuating the scenes
The Centre Georges Pompidou : the Big Escalator( Visual )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film highlighting a tour of this modern center for the arts which opened in Paris in 1977, and attracts thousands of visitors daily. Also included is the administrative mechanism which succeeds in the breaking down of the elitist barriers of art and in bringing together the many aspects of cultural activities under one roof
China: through Mao's eyes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third segment in a 4 part series spanning the dynamic, innovative, and brutal accomplishments of the revolutionary Chinese leader, Mao Zedong. Featuring rarely-seen footage from a trove of film materials kept secret for decades by Chinese authorities, the series also presents interviews--granted exclusively to the film makers--with the last surviving members of Mao's inner circle. Part three examines the Cultural Revolution, its political and economic shockwaves and its human cost
Georges de La Tour : genius lost and found( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges de La Tour was a 17th century artist from Lorraine whose work vanished for over two hundred years. Edwin Mullins traces the process of his rediscovery. Some 40 paintings have emerged
China: through Mao's eyes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final segment in a 4 part series spanning the dynamic, innovative, and brutal accomplishments of the revolutionary Chinese leader, Mao Zedong. Featuring rarely-seen footage from a trove of film materials kept secret for decades by Chinese authorities, the series also presents interviews--granted exclusively to the film makers--with the last surviving members of Mao's inner circle. Part four recounts the Nixon-Mao diplomacy and Mao's death, and assesses the importance of Mao's rule and philosophy in 21st century China
China: through Mao's eyes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment in a 4 part series spanning the dynamic, innovative, and brutal accomplishments of the revolutionary Chinese leader, Mao Zedong. Featuring rarely-seen footage from a trove of film materials kept secret for decades by Chinese authorities, the series also presents interviews--granted exclusively to the film makers--with the last surviving members of Mao's inner circle. Part one of the series covers the early years of Mao Zedong, his struggle against nationalist and foreign forces, and his consolidation of power
Helmut Newton : Bilder aus einem gewagten Leben( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancing for the gods( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary travels to Phnom Penh in Cambodia to look at the renaissance of Khmer classical dancing. At the heart of the classical form is the Apsara, the dancer whose image can be seen everywhere in stone on the walls. Characteristics of this dance are examined and explained
Paul Delvaux : the sleepwalker of Saint-Idesbald( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Delvaux reminisces about his family, himself, his art and various phases of his career
Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Janis takes us through the stations of Chopin's life ..."--Container
Angkor for sale( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Filmed on location in Cambodia and Thailand, this documentary investigate the illegal trade in much-coveted Khmer artifacts and the measures being taken to try to put a stop to it
 
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Helmut Newton : frames from the edge
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