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Katz, Joel 1958-

Works: 12 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 1,441 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Internet videos  Educational films  Autobiographical films  Historical films  Short films  Biographies 
Roles: Director, Editor, Producer, Other, Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joel Katz
Most widely held works by Joel Katz
Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday( Visual )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A examination of the anti-lynching protest song made famous by Billie Holiday. Reviews the historical events, contexts and incidents of racial hatred that the song's title represents, and then the subsequent performances by Billie Holiday that brought the song and its message to a national audience. The film also follows the underlying problem of racism that continues into contemporary culture
White : a memoir in color( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this deeply personal and emotional exploration of racial identity, director Joel Katz shares his family's journey of immigration, assimilation, liberal idealism, bitter disillusionment, and ultimately, reconciliation. The son of Jewish parents, Katz's father became a professor at Howard University. As a white educator working at the nation's preeminent African American college during the turbulent Civil Rights Era, he was subjected to a range of difficult experiences and emotions, including an attack by a student. When Joel Katz also becomes a professor at a predominately non-white university, he must confront his own racial attitudes--but this reflection on race is made all the more important as Joel and his wife enter the adoption process and are faced with the prospect of adopting a non-white child. White: A Memoir in Color chronicles Katz's quest to understand the difficult notion of identity as they select their preferred race for their adoptive baby, and become the parents of a mixed-race child. This film brilliantly exposes the dimensions of race and prejudice in America's multicultural society
Hans Hofmann : artist/teacher, teacher/artist by Hans Hofmann( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that is both an explanation of modern art and the story of a too often neglected artist and teacher of thousands, some of whom are today's leading artists
Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Bill Moyers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers discusses with Archbishop Desmond Tutu the latter's life and work, in particular the Archbishop's struggle against apartheid
Corporation with a movie camera( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of old U.S. corporate promotional and advertising films dating from the 1920s designed to illustrate how perceptions of Third World Countries are shaped by the modern media. It interweaves excerpts from corporate sponsored films such as "Sumatra, Island of yesterday" (Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.) and "Assignment Venezuela" (Creole Petroleum Corp.) with literary texts, poetry and dramatic segments to show how public relations media functions in the creation of culture mythology
The #1 bus chronicles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The #1 Bus Chronicles uses a small sociological microcosm - a bus stop on an industrial highway in New Jersey - to intimately portray some of the most marginalized lives in America today - the 'working poor', the recently incarcerated, and immigration asylum seekers. In startlingly intimate encounters, strangers share hopes and dreams as well as stories of resiliency, suffering and loss. Many are in states of transition, struggle, or waiting for change
Never enough : a documentary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Do we own our things, or do they own us? Michele has 700 sweaters. When the pain of over collecting outweighs the pleasure, she calls Ron "Disaster Master" Alford for help. Ron, a de-cluttering expert who believes "clutter begins in the head and ends up on the floor, ' determines Michele is a hoarder with a rating of 8/10 on his 'clutter index.' Ron also visits a Marine with 7,800 Beanie Babies and a Home Shopping Network addict whose purchases are literally burying him. [This film] is a documentary meditation on materialism, consumerism, mental illness, and the social fabric of our lives"--DVD container
Strange fruit( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two times less than a kiss( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Performances of Laurie Carlos
Joel Katz : history lessons : 27 September to 3 November 1990, Artists Space by Joel Katz( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Strange Fruit by Joel Katz( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Joel Katz American designer

Joel Katz Amerikaans ontwerper

Joel Katz designer statunitense

Joel Katz diseñador estauxunidense

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