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Steiner, Nancy

Overview
Works: 91 works in 173 publications in 4 languages and 10,678 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Internet videos  Educational films  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations  Documentary films 
Roles: Director, Costume designer, Other, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Steiner
Lost in translation by Sofia Coppola( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged actor and the wife of a photographer meet while on business in Tokyo. They strike up an unusual friendship in the hotel bar that helps them both overcome boredom and loneliness
Shopgirl by Anand Tucker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Porter is a buttoned-down 50-something executive who reaches out to a much younger woman as his Los Angeles playmate. Mirabelle, a 20-something with a pile of promises, debt, and depression, fades away in a slow corner of Saks, while trying to sell unneeded formal gloves. She's a wisp of a person, with a cat who doesn't love her, and when she finds a suitor, it's Jeremy, a scruffy artist who babbles on about speakers. When the gentlemanly Porter calls, his appearance in her life begins to make her whole. It also immediately sets her up for sadness, because Ray thinks of Mirabella as a precious outlet for sex, while Mirabelle, very mistakenly, sees Ray as a potential lifelong mate
The good girl by Jennifer Aniston( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty-year old Justine longs for a life more fulfilling than the one she leads with her boring husband and dead-end job. But when a passionate young co-worker catches her eye and steals her heart, Justine's good girl existence takes a turn for the worse
Freedom : a history of US by Kunhardt Productions( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom
The Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a downtown fleabag hotel, a media mogul's son has died and FBI agent Skinner has been brought in to find the murderer among the hotel's guests
Fighting for freedom : Revolution & Civil War( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British subjects convinced that Great Britain is trying to take away their freedoms fight the Revolutionary War. America founded on the belief that all persons might be free, with a glaring contradiction. The conflict with slavery lead to the Civil War
What is Freedom?( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nation seethes with racial conflict as immigrants increasingly become targets of prejudice, and as settlers and soldiers massacre Western Indians and force them onto reservations. As European freedom-seekers continue to pour into America through Ellis Island, the Supreme Court finally rules that non-citizens are due equal protection under the law
Safe( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carol White is an L.A. housewife in the late 1980s who comes down with a debilitating illness. After the doctors she sees can give her no clear diagnosis, she comes to believe that she has frighteningly extreme environmental allergies. A prescient commentary on self-help culture, as a metaphor for the AIDS crisis, as a drama about class and social estrangement, and as a horror film about what cannot be seen
Working for Freedom( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom. Episode 9: As the split widens between the rich and the poor, a new labor movement arises fighting for the rights of workers. Episode 10: The newly unveiled Statue of Liberty symbolizes all that is best in America, inspiring an era of reform and compassion. Looks at the work of Susan B. Anthony and women's suffrage, child labor, John Muir, Ida Tarbell and her exposure of abuses by Rockefeller's Standard Oil, and Jane Addams, the first American social worker
A Fatal Contradiction( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Declaration of Independence stated "all men are created equal," but the nation's slaves were a glaring exception. The colonial slave trade and brutal life for African Americans on Southern plantations spark the abolition movement and the Underground Railroad. This episode explores the role of Frederick Douglass, and then looks at the impact of the Lincoln-Douglass debates on the westward expansion of slavery. It ends with Abraham Lincoln's election to the presidency
Democracy and Struggles( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom. Episode 13: America becomes the acknowledged leader of the free world and embarks on a course of rebuilding democracies abroad. Episode 14: In the 1950s and early '60s a freedom movement emerges with the purpose of ending segregation and racism against African-Americans becoming the most effective social revolution in U.S. history. It also examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy and the rise of the National Farm Workers Association
Marching to Freedom Land( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom. Episode 15: Looks at Lyndon B. Johnson, his presidency and the Vietnam War, during a decade that threatened to tear the country apart. Episode 16: Continues to explore advances made in the Civil Rights Movement and desegregation and looks at the ensuing presidencies. Concludes with the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 and at what may become the next issues in America's freedom struggle
Safe for Democracy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With help from the Wright brothers' introduction of the airplane, the country begins to soar. Woodrow Wilson and America reluctantly join the fight in World War I, while on the home front, women at last get the right to vote. The twenties roar with new levels of personal freedom
Independence( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The episode begins by examining how the terrorist attack of September 11th sparked a renewed focus on freedom. The program then takes us back to the summer of 1776. The thirteen colonies stake everything on an armed struggle for freedom and the chance to build a new kind of nation. Beginning with a look at the decision to declare independence, the film explores the escalating conflict with Great Britain, including the Boston Tea Party and Paul Revere's famous midnight ride. America's founding fathers such as George Washington, Samuel Adams, and Thomas Jefferson -- along with other well-known historical figures, including Abigail Adams and Tom Paine -- all play roles in the fight for liberty
Human nature by Michel Gondry( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go for a walk on the wild side in this deliciously twisted tale about three strangers caught in a hair-raising love triangle
The virgin suicides( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid 1970s
Liberty for All?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While America was founded as a free land in which people could live out their own destinies, it came at a terrible cost to Native Americans. The Pilgrims laid the groundwork for religious freedom, while the Puritan-led Salem Witch Trials were a frightening reminder of superstition and intolerance. The nation's population migrates westward, emboldened by a new philosophy called Manifest Destiny; the Wilderness Trail leads to the Trail of Tears and then the Gold Rush. Key historical figures include Daniel Boone, Andrew Jackson, and James K. Polk
Revolution by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By definition, a revolution is an abrupt and usually violent change in the political and social structure of a country, occurring when people are pressed to the very limits of tolerance. In this program, historian Michel Guay and sociologists Alain Touraine and Jack Goldstone discuss the preconditions necessary to ignite a rebellion and present possible outcomes, drawing on historic examples such as the American, French, Russian, and Chinese Revolutions. Nonmilitary revolutions are considered as well, including the industrial, feminist, and information revolutions
Let Freedom Ring( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Civil Rights movement becomes the most effective social movement in U.S. history. During this era, Martin Luther King marches on Washington, and Little Rock's high school is integrated. John F. Kennedy is inaugurated as President of the United States
Wake Up America by Edward Teller( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nation is in love with progress, and innovations include steamboats, the Erie Canal, and the first railroads. The Industrial Revolution brings Americans new leisure and personal freedom - but there is a dark side to the story for factory workers and women. Reformers begin to rail against horrendous conditions, while people like Sojourner Truth and Elizabeth Cady Stanton rally for equal rights
 
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