Association relative à la télévision européenne
Most widely held works about Association relative à la télévision européenne
Most widely held works by Association relative à la télévision européenne
Rivers and tides Andy Goldsworthy working with time ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,504 libraries worldwide
Follows Andy Goldsworthy's bohemian free spirit all over the world as he demonstrates and opens up about his creative process. From his long-winding rock walls and icicle sculptures to his interlocking leaf chains and multi-colored pools of flowers. Goldsworthy's painstakingly intricate masterpieces are made entirely of materials found in Mother Nature - who threatens and often succeeds in destroying his art, sometimes before it is even finished.
Buena Vista Social Club ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This documentary shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music.
The celluloid closet ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
Assembles footage from over 120 films showing the changing face of cinema homosexuality from cruel stereotypes to covert love to the activist triumphs of the 1990s. Many actors, writers and commentators provide anecdotes regarding the history of the role of gay men and lesbians on the silver screen.
Kirschblüten - Hanami Cherry blossoms - Hanami ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Only Trudi knows that her husband Rudi is suffering from a terminal illness. She decides not to tell him and convinces him to visit their family in Berlin. When Trudi dies suddenly, Rudi vows to make up for her lost life and takes his last journey to Tokyo in the midst of the cherry blossom festival.
Ella Fitzgerald something to live for ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
"This definitive look at "The First Lady of Song" chronicles Ella's entire career, from her amateur night appearance at the Apollo Theater in New York to her unparalleled success on stage and screen. The film includes never-before-seen performance footage and interviews with many of the great musicians who worked with and admired this truly amazing performer"--Container.
Hurricane Katrina the storm that drowned a city ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Featuring eyewitness testimony, NOVA takes an in-depth look at what made Hurricane Katrina so deadly and analyzes how, despite technically sophisticated flood and storm defenses, this event has resulted in unprecedented destruction for the Gulf Coast.
Edward Hopper the silent witness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Docudrama tracing Edward Hopper's footsteps along the coast of Cape Cod searching for the same scenes and inspiration that Hopper might have experienced in creating his paintings. Includes several Hopper paintings selected from various museums.
Alles auf Zucker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Pool shark and hustler Jaeckie Zucker is up to his ears in debt. In a stroke of luck, his mother dies and leaves an inheritance. Before he can cash in, his mother has requested the difficult task of reconciling with his estranged Orthodox brother Samuel.
Hitler ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
German produced documentary which chronicles the background, rise to power, rule, and downfall of Adolf Hitler. Includes glimpses of rare documents and extensive interviews with people who served under him.
Rouch in reverse ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
The first film to look at European anthropology from the perspective of its subjects. Malian filmmaker and New York University professor, Manthia Diawara, examines the anthropological enterprise through the work of Jean Rouch, perhaps the most distinguished ethnographic filmmaker living today. The two discuss Rouch's work.
The big sellout ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
"Traveling throughout both the developing and industrialized world, [the film] brings us face-to-face with the architects of the reigning world economic order, as well as with the people bearing the brunt of their policies. Shows how international financial institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank demand draconian cuts in public spending, the privatization of public services and market liberalization as the path to economic development" -- Container.
Werckmeister harmóniák Werckmeister harmonies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Hungarian and held by 242 libraries worldwide
In a frostbitten, fogbound provincial town lives a young postman, Janos Valushka. One day a traveling circus comes to town, displaying the stuffed body of the largest whale in the world in a corrugated metal trailer. Their arrival in the midst of a terminal frost prompts bizarre rumors which quickly run rife, alluding to a shadowy figure, dubbed the Prince, who supposedly accompanies the circus. Within a short time, the gathering tensions ignite, and an apocalyptic unrest is unleashed, the madness sweeping across the frigid, foggy community, and forever changing Janos' life. Bela Tarr, a Hungarian director more talked about than viewed, twists reality into impressionism in this adaptation from Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai's novel, while regarding the characters with great intensity through long, uninterrupted takes.
Pelléas et Mélisande ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Tragic story of Golaud, his marriage to the long-haired Mélisande, her subsequent love for Pélleas, and their deaths. Operatic adaptation of the play by Maeterlinck.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara le journal de Bolivie = the Bolivian diary = das bolivianische Tagebuch ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Documentary based on Guevera's diary of his futile 11-month attempt to spark a revolution in Bolivia in 1967.
The Jews a people's history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
This five-part documentary explores 4,000 years of Jewish history, starting with the origins of the Jewish people in the Middle East, right through to present-day Judaism.
Le malentendu colonial ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in French and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The filmmaker looks at European colonialism in Africa through the lens of Christian evangelism as the model for the relationship between Africa and western countries today. The history of German missionaries in Namibia in the 19th and 20th centuries is discussed by African and German historians and theologians, revealing how colonialism destroyed African beliefs and social systems and replaced them with European ones.
The art of soccer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Comedy legend John Cleese hosts this A-Z look at soccer's greatest kicks, goals, saves, bloopers, plays, and penalties of all time.--From publisher description.
Chef! Chief. La tête dans les nuages = Head in the clouds ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 146 libraries worldwide
"In ... Chef!, Teno locates the roots of Africa's authoritarian regimes in the patriarchal family, reinforced by traditional kingship and the colonial experience. Teno insists that this film was not planned but imposed itself on him during a visit to his ancestral village, Bandjoun, in the Ghomala speaking region of Western Cameroon. He had gone to film dances dedicating a monument to King Kamga Joseph II, the filmmakers' great grand uncle, but the ceremony soon turned into a celebration of one-man rule, in particular Cameroonian President Paul Biya's"--The California Newsreel Web site.
The war symphonies Shostakovich against Stalin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
A look at the Stalinist purges and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."
Ariodante an opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
"The king of Scotland's daughter is treacherously accused of infidelity to her fiancé in this tale of trickery, betrayal, mistaken identity and sexual jealousy"--Container.
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