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Skoll, Jeff

Overview
Works: 22 works in 80 publications in 5 languages and 20,743 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  History  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Melodrama 
Roles: Producer
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 Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former 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 )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 2,894 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
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country, and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
The visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. He lives alone and is no longer motivated by his work. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, but has kept since his wife was alive, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends Tarek, a Syrian citizen and drummer, and gradually builds a friendship with Esi, his girlfriend from Senegal. One day, when returning from Central Park with Walter, Tarek is arrested for jumping a stuck subway turnstile, despite the fact that he had paid. The police discover he does not have legal papers and transfer him to an immigrant detention center in Queens. Feeling responsible for and connected to Tarek, Walter decides to stay in New York to help and support him. Not hearing from her son, Tarek's mother arrives from Michigan to find out why, and she and Walter support one another while they attempt to free Tarek
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,813 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 1,585 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
A Place at the Table( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the issue of hunger in America and proposes new solutions to the problem
No by Pablo Larraín( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 1,040 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
The fifth estate by Bill Condon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg team up to become underground watchdogs of the very powerful. They create a platform that allows whistleblowers to anonymously leak covert data. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society, and what are the costs of exposing them?
Spotlight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 903 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 abuse 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
Standard operating procedure by Errol Morris( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 745 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 659 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 )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at one courageous and self-sacrificing woman who picked up her entire family and their privileged life in a wealthy Johannesburg suburb to start a village and school that provides shelter, food, and education to South African kids
North country by Charlize Theron( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josey Aimes needs a job and goes to work at a Minnesota steel mine after splitting with her violent husband. But the job proves to be almost as harrowing as her marriage. The male miners are resentful of women taking their jobs, so the men verbally abuse and play humiliating pranks on the female miners. After being physically assaulted by a coworker, Josey tries to fight against the harassment, but none of the other
Teach by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 Wolfgang Petersen( 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
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a lethal airborne virus with the power to wipe out humanity is unleashed, the worldwide medical community races to find a vaccine and stop the panic from spreading. This edge-of-your-seat thriller follows the deadly path of a virus that is beyond containment. Researcher for disease control, the military, the World Health Organization and ordinary civilians mobilize to try and find a cure and the cause before it's too late. ."--Publisher description
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
Making movies that make change( Visual )

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

Film producer Jeff Skoll (An Inconvenient Truth) talks about his film company, Participant Productions, and the people who've inspired him to do good
 
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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-

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جفری اسکول دانشمند علوم کامپیوتر، تهیه‌کننده، و مهندس کانادایی

جيف سكول

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