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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 379 works in 787 publications in 2 languages and 17,017 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Historical films  Experimental films  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: BL304, 291.13
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Most widely held works about Mystic Fire Video, Inc
 
Most widely held works by Mystic Fire Video, Inc
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Campbell provides challenging insights into the concept of God, religion and eternity, as revealed in Christian teachings and the beliefs of Buddhists, Navajo Indians, Schopenhauer, Jung and others
Maya Deren : experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At land: Maya Deren washes up on the shore of the beach, and climbs up a piece of driftwood that leads to a room lit by chandeliers, and one long table filled with men and women over which, seemingly invisible, she crawls
Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary of the Voudoun religions of Haiti. Presents rituals performed by the Rada, Petro, and Congo cults, whose devotees commune with cosmic powers through invocations, sacrifices, and possession
The Four Noble Truths by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People possess an innate desire to seek happiness and to overcome suffering. The reason why Buddha emphasized the development of a profound insight into the nature of suffering is because there is an alternative, there is a way out, there is a possiblity of freedom from that suffering
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell compares the creation stories in Genesis with creation stories from around the world. Because the world changes, religion has to be transformed and new mythologies created. People today are stuck with old metaphors and myths that don't fit their needs"--Cassette container
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews Robert Bly about the confusion men feel today about their roles in society and in their inner lives. Alternates between this interview and a workshop in which Robert Bly leads a group of 100 men into a deeper understanding of their own grief
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth of six one-hour interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. Campbell talks about romantic love, beginning with the 12th century troubadours, and addresses questions about the image of woman, as goddess, virgin, Mother Earth
Muslims : an in-depth look at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks closely at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century. Filmed in Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Nigeria and the United States, Muslims explores the influence of culture and politics on religion, and provides a deeper understanding of the political forces at work among Muslims around the world. The program emphasizes Islam's kinship with Christianity and Judaism and looks at diverse interpretations of Islam among the Muslim people
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long before medieval knights charged off to slay dragons, tales of heroic adventures were an integral part of all world cultures. Campbell challenges everyone to see the presence of a heroic journey in his or her own life"--Container
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell discusses the importance of accepting death as rebirth as in the myth of the buffalo and the story of Christ, the rite of passage in primitive societies, the role of mystical Shamans, and the decline of ritual in today's society "--Container
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice -- in particular, a mother's sacrifice for her child, and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage -- and stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today's fast-paced, technological world"--Container
Ulysses by James Joyce( Visual )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays a stream-of-consciousness day in the day of Leopold Bloom, Molly Bloom, and Stephen Daedalus. Bloom is an ordinary man, a Jew whose odyssey through the streets of turn of the century Dublin leads him through trials that parallel his classic prototype, Ulysses, on his epic journey home
Beyond hate by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the experiences of world figures, gang leaders, and young people trying to cope with violence in their lives, Beyond Hate chronicles the impact of hate on its victims, and probes its many dimensions
Painters painting : a candid history of the New York art scene, 1940-1970 by Emile De Antonio( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the artists and their work, as influenced by the concept of American art per se
The Balcony by Édouard Manet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Irma runs a brothel of illusion where ordinary people play out their dreams, while outside a revolution is in progress. The police chief sees the brothel as a rallying point against the revolution, while at the same time the leader of the revolution seeks refuge in the brothel, posing as the police chief
Men & women : talking together by Deborah Tannen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two of the most popular and exciting people at the forefront of men's and women's issues, talking to each other about gender and styles. Each brings an informed perspective on how men and women approach each other and conversation itself. Bly and Tannen agree that it is crucial to describe both the differences and similarities, so that men and women can respect each other, and in the process, present a model of how that is done
Ring of fire by Lawrence Blair( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents "the ten-year voyage of two filmmakers, brothers Lorne and Lawrence Blair, through the ... islands of Indonesia." In v. 1, "the Blair brothers embark with the piratical Bugis tribe on a 2000 mile journey through the Spice Islands in search of the golden-tailed Bird of Paradise, the symbol of eternal life ... They encounter storms, doldrums, sultans, transvestite priests, pearl-divers and python-hunters ..." In v. 2, "the Blairs sail to Komodo to film the giant, carnivorous lizards and the human population descended from exiles from Bima ..." In v. 3," the Blairs descend from the crater of the newly erupted "Child of Krakatoa" and encounter a world of medieval courts, mystical shadow puppet plays, forgers of magical swords, and healers ..." In v. 4, "the Blairs seek the last of the nomadic Punan Dyaks who were believed no longer to exist ..."--Cassette covers
The empty space( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Brook created the International Centre of Theatre Research in Paris in 1970. In the autumn of 1973, the Centre conducted a five week work period at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, performing and giving demonstrations of exercises, in which members of the audience participated, and exchanged ideas with the New York theatre community. This is a film of one day's work
The seven spiritual laws of success by Deepak Chopra( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video provides viewers with a front row seat to this "in person" talk by Dr. Chopra, in which he weaves the basic elements of his philosophy into seven easily comprehended laws, or principles
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a medieval French healer and her perservance against a righteous monk, who comes to her village looking for heretics to condemn
 
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