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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 328 works in 720 publications in 1 language and 19,200 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 1,644 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 876 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
Divine horsemen the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 617 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 )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples of Maya Deren's work evoke and exemplify the American avant-garde film movement of the 1940s and 1950s
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 441 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
The Four Noble Truths by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 435 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 )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 432 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 )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth of six one-hour interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the need for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice, in particular of a mother for her child and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage. Campbell stresses as well the idea that people should "follow their bliss" in life
Muslims( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 354 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
Beyond hate( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hate on trial: In 1990, Tom and John Metzger, leaders of the White Aryan Resistance (WAR) were charged with inciting the murder of Mulugeta Seraw of Ethiopia in Portland, Oregon. This is a documentary of their trial using actual courtroom footage, interspersed with commentary on hate crime, First Amendment rights, and the role of the media, by a panel of lawyers, activists and journalists
Ulysses by James Joyce( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 329 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 )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 328 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
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 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emile de Antonio cultivó cercana amistad con muchos de los pintores de la ciudad de Nueva York que luego se convirtieron en celebridades. Él los filmó y entrevistó de manera informal en sus estudios privados. Entre los artistas grabados y entrevistados están 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, yd Hans Hoffman
Men & women talking together by Deborah Tannen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 279 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 )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 271 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 240 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
Ring of fire by Lawrence Blair( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 237 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 by Peter Brook( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 235 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
Greek fire( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 233 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
The seven spiritual laws of success by Deepak Chopra( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 205 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
 
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