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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 381 works in 724 publications in 2 languages and 18,201 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs  Experimental films  Drama  Educational films  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 )

26 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,674 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
Maya Deren : experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

20 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual in transfigured time: In this surreal silent avant garde film Deren weaves together her interest in dance with the exploration of myth and symbol, using movement and gestural play as a metaphor for courtship, sexual union, and fear of rejection, illuminated by concepts drawn from Greek legend
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 893 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 : with Bill Moyers by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 694 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 610 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 416 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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 376 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
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 338 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 )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 300 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
Ulysses by James Joyce( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 299 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 285 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 : 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 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the artists and their work, as influenced by the concept of American art per se
Men & women : talking together by Deborah Tannen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 241 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 230 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 220 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 )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 218 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 193 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 189 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
Kerouac by John Antonelli( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with his impoverished Catholic boyhood, through his development as one of the most important modern American authors, to his self-destructive demise at the age of 47, Kerouac's life is examined through rare documentary footage, including television appearances with Steve Allen and William Buckley, interviews with his contemporaries, and dramatized scenes from his life and works
Spirit & nature by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Middlebury College in Vermont, in the summer of 1990, representatives of the major world religions joined the community at a special conference to wrestle with the challenge of the deepening global environmental crisis. They addressed the ethical and spiritual aspects of our ecological concerns, raising issues of responsibility for each other and for all the species on the planet, our inter-relationship with other parts of the cosmos, and the need to see nature as sacred. The film records sessions at the conference and includes interviews with the primary participants conducted by Bill Moyers
 
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