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Skoll, Jeff

Overview
Works: 24 works in 86 publications in 5 languages and 21,728 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Educational films  Filmed lectures  Historical films  Biographical films  Journalism films 
Roles: Producer, pmn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jeff Skoll
 
Most widely held works by Jeff Skoll
An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore( Visual )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former American Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
Food, Inc. by Robert Kenner( Visual )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture
Spotlight by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious 'Spotlight' team of reporters delve into allegations of sexual abuse of children by clergy in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent
No by Pablo Larraín( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Military dictator Augusto Pinochet calls for a referendum to decide his permanence in power in 1988, the leaders of the opposition persuade a young daring advertising executive - René Saavedra - to head their campaign. With limited resources and under the constant scrutiny of the despot's watchmen, Saavedra and his team conceive of a bold plan to win the election and free their country from oppression"--IMDb
Standard operating procedure by Errol Morris( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First revealed to the world through impromptu photographs taken by U.S. soldiers stationed within the facility, this documentary investigates the story and causes behind the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. Involving apparent wide-scale abuse and torture of prisoners, the photos forced attention on the decisions and actions that turned the once-notorious Iraqi prison into an even more notorious U.S.-run detainment center. One of the most dramatic moments in recent U.S. military history is examined through interviews with participants and dramatic reenactments
Countdown to zero( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[The film] traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possessing nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, leaving the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident."--Container
Angels in the dust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of Marion Cloete, who left a life of privelage in Johannesburg, South Africa, to open an orphanage that has provided for more than 550 children
Secrets of the super rich( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets and strategies of four super successful entrepreneurs who have turned big ideas into big money
Outbreak by Laurence Dworet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outbreak: "A virologist tries to stave off a global biological meltdown. [...] [Picture of chimpanzee] This animal carries a deadly virus-- and the greatest medical crisis in the wold is about to happen. Try to remain calm."--container
Fast food nation by Richard Linklater( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An ensemble drama examining the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food
Él me llamó Malala( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Retrato íntimo de la ganadora del Premio Nobel de la Paz, Malala Yousafzai, señalada con 15 años, objetivo por los talibanes. Fue gravemente herida por un disparo en su autobús escolar cuando regresaba a su casa. Eso provocó una protesta de simpatizantes en todo el mundo. Ahora es junto a su padre una destacada defensora de la educación de las niños y cofundadora del Fondo Malala
 
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Jeff Skoll

Jeff Skoll Canadees filmproducent

Jeff Skoll Canadian engineer, internet entrepreneur and film producer

Jeffrey Skoll

Jeffrey Skoll Engineer, internet entrepreneur and film producer

Jeffrey Skoll erster Präsident von eBay

Jeffrey Skoll kanadischer Unternehmer und Filmproduzent

Skoll, Jeffrey 1965-

Джеффри Сколл

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جفری اسکول دانشمند علوم کامپیوتر، تهیه‌کننده، و مهندس کانادایی

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