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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 376 works in 745 publications in 2 languages and 17,971 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Experimental films  Drama  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 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Campbell discusses the role and significance of sacrifice in myth, especially a mother's sacrifice for her child, and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage; and stresses the need of the individual to find his sacred place in the modern, technological world
Maya Deren : experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meshes of the afternoon: In this expressionistic "trance film," full of dramatic angles and innovative editing, a woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth : with Bill Moyers by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 691 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
Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 603 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 413 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 )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 403 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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 367 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 )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 353 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 )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 352 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 )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 350 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
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 336 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 )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 294 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
Ulysses by James Joyce( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 294 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 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the experiences of world figures (Nadine Gordimer, Vaclav Havel, Elie Wiesel, etc.), gang leaders and young people trying to cope with violence in their lives, this program chronicles the impact of hate on its victims and probes its many dimensions. With Bill Moyers
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 266 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
Men & women : talking together by Deborah Tannen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 240 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 Balcony by Jean Genet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 227 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 )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 217 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 )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chopra discusses seven principles for achieving success in life
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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