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Shaffer, Deborah

Overview
Works: 36 works in 90 publications in 3 languages and 1,711 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Political films  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Short films  Personal narratives 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Editor
Classifications: HD8055.I4, 331.886
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Deborah Shaffer
 
Most widely held works by Deborah Shaffer
Solidarity forever : an oral history of the IWW by Stewart Bird( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wobblies( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incorporating interviews and archival footage, The Wobblies presents the story of the Industrial Workers of the World (or I.W.W.), which in the early 20th century managed to organize various categories of unskilled worker into a single monolithic union and changed the course of labor history by, among other achievements, facilitating the eight-hour work day and fair wages
To be heard( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Be Heard is the story of three teens from the South Bronx whose struggle to change their lives begins when they start to write poetry. As writing and reciting become vehicles for their expressions of love, friendship, frustration, and hope, we watch these three youngsters emerge as accomplished self-aware artists, who use their creativity to alter their circumstances
Secrets underground archaeologist Patty Jo Watson( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the work of archaeologist Patty Jo Watson as she pursues her study of early humans and gender roles at cave sites in the Rocky Mountains, China, Kentucky and Tennessee
Witness to war Dr. Charlie Clements( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the story of Dr. Charlie Clements who, as a young pilot in the Vietnam War, made a decision to stop flying further combat missions, Dr. Clements became a Quaker and dedicated his life to non-violence and healing, ultimately tending to the wounded behind rebel lines in El Salvador in 1985"--Videodisc container
Dance of hope( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mothers, wives, sisters and other loved ones of the Chileans who were "disappeared" during an era of political oppression dance with absent partners to demand an accounting of their loved ones and to bring the guilty to justice
Ladies first Rwandan women help heal their nation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After genocide ripped their nation apart in the 1990s, the women of Rwanda have led the healing process and have helped usher in a much-needed era of stability. By depicting the multifaceted efforts of women activists to build a sustainable peace between the majority Hutus and minority Tutsis, this Wide Angle documentary explores the challenges facing Rwanda. The film features an in-depth examination of the remarkable role Rwandan women play in politics and the business sector and shows how one portion of a citizenry, no matter how under-recognized and under-appreciated, can help guide a nation and provide a courageous example to the wider world. Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Director of the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, discusses Rwanda's women with Mishal Husain"--Container
Enemies of war( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This broadcast documentary examines the 12 year civil war in El Salvador between the right wing government, the military, and the leftist guerrillas (FMLN), the murders of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter in 1989, the U.S. Congressional investigation the murders spurred, and the story of El Salvador's journey toward peace, ending in a peace accord in 1992. The participation of the United States government and the Catholic Church in the conflict is discussed. Commentary from Jon Sobrino, Dean Brackley, Joe Moakley, Jim McGovern, Robert White, William Walker, Elliot Abrams and others
Ladies first( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After genocide ripped their nation apart in the 1990s, the women of Rwanda have led the healing process and have helped usher in a much-needed era of stability. By depicting the multifaceted efforts of women activists to build a sustainable peace between the majority Hutus and minority Tutsis, this Wide Angle documentary explores the challenges facing Rwanda. The film features an in-depth examination of the remarkable role Rwandan women play in politics and the business sector and shows how one portion of a citizenry, no matter how under-recognized and under-appreciated, can help guide a nation and provide a courageous example to the wider world. Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Director of the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, discusses Rwanda's women with Mishal Husain."--Container
Fire from the mountain Montaña es algo más que una immensa estepa verde( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Omar Cabezas, Nicaraguan politician and anti-Somaza agitator
Solidarity forever : the IWW : an oral history of the Wobblies by Stewart Bird( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ashes 10 artists( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes interviews with artists Skip Blumberg, Pat Oleszko, Tony Nunziata, Laurie Anderson, Deborah Shaffer, Oscar Santiago, Shahzia Sikander, Barbara Friedman, Jane Hammond, and Joseph Rodriguez. Profiles the downtown New York artists as they relate their experiences of September 11, 2001, pick up the shattered pieces of their lives, and struggle to redefine the meaning of their art. Presents scenes of lower Manhattan in the days following the attack, as the artists clean up their homes, share housing with friends, and begin to get back to work and normal life
El Salvador another Vietnam( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examining the parallels between U.S. military involvement in Southeast Asia and present-day El Salvador, the film recounts the origins of the conflict in El Salvador and follows subsequent developments through May 1981
Chris and Bernie( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary which combines interviews, narration, still photography, music montage, and cinema verité footage in presenting events in the daily lives of two 25-year old divorced women who have young children and are working. Explores the problems they are facing, the solutions they have found, and their hopes for the future. Chris and Bernie are from very different backgrounds, but by working together they create a family which makes life easier for both women and brings greater stability to the children
Wide angle. education package( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young, Muslim and Frech: Examines the hopes, frustrations and political aspirations of second- and third-generation French-born Muslims and their potential to alter France's national identity. After the documentary, Mishal Husain interviews Fawaz Gerges, professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Sarah Lawrence College
Two who dared the Sharps' war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In February 1939, Waitstill and Martha Sharp (grandparents of the filmmaker) journeyed to Europe on a dangerous mission to rescue Jews, refugees, and dissidents from Nazi persecution. What drove this young Unitarian minister and his wife to leave a comfortable life in suburban Boston and put the well-being of strangers before themselves and their family? The film features memoirs of the Sharps, interviews with refugees rescued as children who were taken to America by Martha Sharp, and other interviews with family members
From the ashes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles artists who lived near the World Trade Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, and explores how the events of that day affected their art throughout the following year. Includes interviews with Pat Oleszko, Barbara Friedman, Joseph Rodriguez and Oscar Santiago
Art 21 art in the 21st century( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Art21 is an award winning series of 24 programmes in which 100 contemporary artists talk about their creations."--Disc case
Fathers and daughters journeys of the heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the powerful yet delicate father-daughter connection through the eyes of experts and father-daughter duos who share their advice and personal experiences. Features Joe Kelly, president of Dads and Daughters, a national advocacy group aimed at inspiring fathers to actively engage in their daughters' lives; Dr. Linda Nielsen, a nationally recognized expert on father-daughter relationships who reflects on her experience with her own father; Tom and Kate Collinger, a father and daughter whose bond deepened following the death of Kate's mother; and the Wiley-Littles, a modern family in which shared parenting duties have built a close connection between teenager Kial and her father
Ladies first women rebuild Rwanda( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the political, economic and social status of women in Rwanda, paying attention to changes since the Civil war of the 1990s
 
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