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Buirski, Nancy

Overview
Works: 15 works in 29 publications in 1 language and 1,823 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography  Historical films  Ballet films  Pictorial works  Nonfiction television programs  Sports television programs 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author
Classifications: KF224.L68, 346.73016
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Nancy Buirski
 
Most widely held works by Nancy Buirski
The Loving story( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On June 2, 1958, Richard Loving and his fiancee Mildred Jeter traveled from Caroline County, VA, to Washington, D.C. to be married. Later, the newlyweds were arrested, tried and convicted of the felony crime of miscegenation. Two young ACLU lawyers took on the Lovings case, fully aware of the challenges posed. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in their favor on June 12, 1967 and resulted in sixteen states being ordered to overturn their bans on interracial marriage
Afternoon of a faun : Tanaquil Le Clercq( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Buirski's documentary on famed prima ballerina Tanaquil Le Clercq, the muse of both George Balanchine (who married her), and Jerome Robbins who created his famous choreographic work, Afternoon of a Faun, for her
Earth angels : migrant children in America by Nancy Buirski( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Althea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Althea Gibson emerged as a most unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world of the 1950s. Her roots as a sharecropper's daughter, her family's migration to Harlem, her mentoring from Sugar Ray Robinson, David Dinkins and others, and her fame that thrust her unwillingly into the glare of the early Civil Rights movement, all bring the story into a much broader realm of African American history, transcending sports
The Katrina experience the power of culture to heal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exclusive library release. A special collection of seven documentaries on DVD about the effects of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans and its people
Desert bayou( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Hurricane Katrina, nearly 600 African Americans were airlifted to the overwhelmingly white state of Utah, without their prior knowledge. In their own words, evacuees tell how they survived the storm of the century only to end up at a military installation in the middle of the desert
Tim's Island( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On August 29, 2005, the worst natural disaster in U.S. history hi the Gulf Coast region. Sixteen people, seven dogs and eight cats took shelter in Tim [Frisby]'s loft in an old dairy in New Orleans. When the force of Hurricane Katrina broke the levees, they found themselves surrounded by eight feet of water. With a clear view of people stranded on the elevated I-10 for days, and access to news reports of the dire circumstances at the Superdome, they [had] to find a way to survive. A wry study of group behavior as Tim's houseguests cope with survival"--Container
The Katrina experience. A compilation of short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still standing: A filmmaker comforts her Columbian grandmother as they examine the wreckage of her home in Waveland, Mississippi after the hurricane. The vulnerability of the foreign and the elderly is poignantly revealed, as well as this grandmother's surprisingly indomitable spirit
The Katrina experience. New Orleans music in exile( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like their neighbors, the legendary New Orleans music community was devastated by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. Music documentarian Robert Mugge creates an emotional portrait of horror, heartbreak, and hope as the musicians who lived through the disaster pick up the pieces and try to rebuild their lives. New Orleans artists comment on how broken levees, flood, looting, and black mold wreaked havoc on music and life in this colorful city
The Katrina experience. Tim's Island( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August 29, 2005, when Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, sixteen people, seven dogs and eight cats took shelter in Tim's loft in an old dairy in New Orleans. When the levees broke, they found themselves surrounded by eight feet of water with a clear view of others stranded and access to news reports of the dire circumstances at the Superdome -- meanwhile, they had to find a way to survive. A wry study of group behavior under severe stress as Tim's houseguests cope with survival
The Katrina experience. Desert Bayou( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Hurricane Katrina, without their knowledge, nearly 600 African Americans were airlifted to the almost entirely white state of Utah. This film seeks to examine whether two cultures can come together in a time of utter chaos, or whether their differences will prove too great a challenge to overcome. In their own words, evacuees tell how they survived the storm of the century only to end up at a military installation in the deserts of Utah
The life of Kevin Carter( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of white South African photojournalist Kevin Carter who found his calling documenting conditions in the war-ravaged black townships when apartheid was coming to a violent close. Colleagues and friends look at his extraordinary commitment to get the picture at any cost. He was rewarded with a Pulitzer Prize followed only weeks later by his tragic death, the consequence of his burden of documenting the world's despair
Golden collection : International Festival of Documentary Films on Human Rights( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Films about human rights from the Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan International Festival of Documentary Films on Human Rights, 2007-2012
 
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Alternative Names
Buirski, Nancy Florence, 1945-

Languages
English (27)