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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 445 works in 817 publications in 1 language and 15,805 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films  Experimental films  Historical films  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: BL304, 291.13
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Most widely held works about Inc Mystic Fire Video
 
Most widely held works by Inc Mystic Fire Video
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Maya Deren : experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

6 short films by surrealist Russian-American filmmaker Maya Deren, the "Mother of the trance film", that evoke and exemplify the American avant-garde film movement of the 1940s and 1950s, studying identity, movement, and freedom
Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Visual )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 580 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth : with Bill Moyers by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 513 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
The Four Noble Truths by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 364 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
Muslims : an in-depth look at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 302 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 )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 299 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 2005 in English and held by 297 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 )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 269 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
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program explores the confusion many men feel today about their roles in society. Poet Robert Bly is shown speaking to a group of men, and is interviewed by host Bill Moyers
Ulysses by James Joyce( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in English and held by 250 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 )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 248 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 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell talks about romantic love, beginning with the 12th century troubadours, and addresses questions about the image of woman -- as goddess, virgin and Mother Earth"--Container
Beyond hate( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 229 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. Moyers listens to those gripped by hatred and those victimized by it. He also focuses on individuals and groups who are working to move beyond hatred to achieve tolerance and acceptance
Painters painting by Emile De Antonio( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 221 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. 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
The Balcony by Jean Genet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 210 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
Maya Deren : collected experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

7 editions published between 1959 and 1986 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples of Maya Deren's work evoke and exemplify the American avant-garde film movement of the 1940s and 1950s
Men & women : talking together by Deborah Tannen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 187 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
The empty space( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 185 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
Greek fire( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on modern society
 
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Mystic Fire Video former American home video distributor

Languages
English (108)