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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 389 works in 716 publications in 1 language and 19,558 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Historical films  Experimental films  Television interviews  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 )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. They explore how the experience and meaning of life (birth, coming of age, marriage, faith, aging, and death) have been embodied in folklore, mythology, and religion through history
Divine horsemen the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 615 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
Maya Deren experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

19 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples of Maya Deren's work evoke and exemplify the American avant-garde film movement of the 1940s and 1950s
The Four Noble Truths by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 447 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
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers attends a poetry reading given by Robert Bly and talks to him about how men can learn from each other
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 431 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 )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 397 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 397 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 392 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
Muslims( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 359 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
Ulysses by James Joyce( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 336 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 334 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
Beyond hate( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 316 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 )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emile de Antonio was a close friend to many New York painters long before the art world thrust them into international prominence. At this exciting and pivotal moment, de Antonio filmed and interviewed the painters informally in their studios. Artists interviewed include Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, Jules Olitski, Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Helen Frankenthaler, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, Phillip Pavia, and Hans Hoffman
Men & women talking together by Deborah Tannen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 289 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
Facing hate( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elie Wiesel helps probe the logic of hatred as expressed in books, religion, history and personal experience. When he was 15, his family perished in the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz. As he has struggled to understand hatred and its role in contemporary world affairs, he has become a prolific writer, a leader in the worldwide cause of human rights, and the winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize
The Balcony by Jean Genet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 247 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
The empty space( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 240 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
Ring of fire by Lawrence Blair( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 239 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
Greek fire( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today"--Publisher's brochure
 
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Joseph Campbell and the power of myth
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