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Skoll, Jeff

Overview
Works: 54 works in 159 publications in 3 languages and 23,472 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Historical films  Film adaptations  History  Educational films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Filmed lectures 
Roles: Producer, fmp, 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 Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,732 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 )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,854 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 )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,802 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
Spotlight by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and French and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raconte la fascinante histoire vraie d'une incroyable enquête du Golden Globe, soulignée par un prix Pullitzer, qui ébranlera la confiance du monde entier face à l'une de ses plus vielles institutions. Une équipe de journalistes tenaces enquêtant sur des allégations d'abus au sein de l'Église Catholique découvrent que l'affaire a été camouflée non seulement par les plus hauts gradés de l'Église, mais également par les instances légales et gouvernementales, provoquant du même coup une vague de révélations à travers la planète
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,773 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 visitor by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,754 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
An inconvenient sequel : truth to power by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

22 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore presents evidence that the negative effects of global warming have increased since the release of the film "An inconvenient truth" a decade earlier
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,536 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 by Kristi Jacobson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine the issue of hunger in America through the lens of three people struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single Philadelphia mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica, a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford
No by Pablo Larraín( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 1,102 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?
Standard operating procedure by Errol Morris( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 713 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 by Patience Agbabi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 650 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 )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of Marion Cloete, who left a life of privilege in Johannesburg, South Africa, to open an orphanage that has provided for more than 550 children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic
The visitor by Thomas McCarthy( Visual )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 187 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
An inconvenient truth : a global warning by Al Gore( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 158 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
The music of strangers : Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the past 16 years, an extraordinary group of musicians has come together to celebrate the universal power of music. Named for the ancient trade route linking Asia, Africa and Europe, The Silk Road Ensemble, an international collective created by acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, exemplifies music's ability to blur geographical boundaries, blend disparate cultures and inspire hope for both artists and audiences.." -- film website
North Country by Charlize Theron( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the U.S. - Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won a landmark 1984 lawsuit
An inconvenient truth : a global warning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 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. A documentary on Al Goreś campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognized problem worldwide
 
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Jeff Skoll Canadees filmproducent

Jeff Skoll Canadian engineer, internet entrepreneur and film producer

Jeffrey Skoll kanadischer Unternehmer und Filmproduzent

Skoll, Jeffrey

Skoll, Jeffrey 1965-

Джеффри Сколл

ג'ף סקול

جفری اسکول دانشمند علوم کامپیوتر، تهیه‌کننده، و مهندس کانادایی

جيف سكول

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Languages
English (115)

Spanish (3)

French (3)