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Two Cats Productions

Overview
Works: 14 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 4,099 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Internet videos  Educational films  Historical television programs  Documentary films  Chronologies  Biography  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 956.9442
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Most widely held works by Two Cats Productions
Jerusalem : center of the world( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish, and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city, and the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions, and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Talmud, the Hagaddah, the Koran, and the Hadith. Highlights include: Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Dome of the Rock; and the Western Wall
The Jewish people : a story of survival( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Jewish survival. From slavery to the loss of their homeland; from exile to anti-Semitism; from pogroms to near annihilation in the Holocaust, they managed to endure while so many communities have vanished. Spanning millennia, this history of the Jewish people explores how a small group who started as desert nomads overcame countless obstacles to survive to the present day
The Armenian genocide by Laurence Jourdan( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete story of the first Genocide of the 20th century, when over a million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I -- an event that is denied by Turkey to this day. This film features interviews with leading experts in the field, such as Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Power and New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian. The documentary includes never-before-seen historical footage of the events and key players, including Rafael Lemkin telling the story of how he invented the word Genocide in the 1940s. Featuring the voiceover talents of Ed Harris, Natalie Portman, Laura Linney, and Orlando Bloom
A Yiddish world remembered( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brimming with firsthand accounts, archival films and photographs, and a powerful current of traditional klezmer and cantorial music, this program examines the Yiddish culture and society that grew out of the Jewish diaspora in Eastern Europe. Viewers are shown glimpses of daily life in the shtetl, a type of village found across the Pale of Settlement-one that may have lacked running water and electricity and suffered from poverty, overcrowding, and anti-Semitism, but one which was also a close-knit and joyous place. The film explores many aspects of that nearly vanished way of life-the fascinating Yiddish language; traditional clothing; education in the cheder, or school house; the rabbis and rebbes who often led Yiddish communities; and the powerful Jewish movements of Hasidism, Bundism, and Zionism
Armenians : a Story of Survival( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot in twelve countries and narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, this program illustrates the epic journey of the Armenian people-from their origins centuries before Christ through their near-elimination early in the 20th century to the rebirth of their nation following the Soviet collapse. The film includes interviews with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel; author Christopher Walker (The Armenians: Survival of a Nation); the head of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Catholicos Karekin II; and the former President of Armenia, Robert Kocharian. Archival footage from the 1915 Armenian Genocide and the era of Soviet Armenia adds further depth to this sweeping narrative
Anti-semitism in the 21st century : the resurgence-educator's edition( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although hatred of the Jewish people is often found at the margins of society, anti-Semitism appears to be approaching a groundswell in many parts of the world. This program examines the phenomenon at institutional and grassroots levels, focusing primarily on the Middle East and the complex history behind its conflicts. Viewers will encounter several provocative ideas about Islamic anti-Semitism and the attitudes Jews and Muslims have developed concerning each other. Celebrated historian Bernard Lewis, former Israeli Prime Minister Natan Sharansky, Iranian-American author Reza Aslan, Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy, and other experts propel this timely discussion. Narrated by veteran TV journalist Judy Woodruff
Iranian Americans by Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film chronicles the under-reported history of a group of immigrants finding refuge, overcoming adversity and ultimately creating new lives in the United States. With Iran often in the news, many Americans have little knowledge of the story of hundreds of thousands of Iranians who live in U.S
The Armenian genocide by Holocaust lectures( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, the Ottoman Empire exterminated more than one million members of its minority Armenian population. This program, narrated by Julianna Margulies, unflinchingly addresses the Armenian genocide, a dark and long-suppressed chapter in 20th-century history. Rarely seen footage, uncensored photographs, excerpts from eyewitness reports and newspaper articles, and interviews with leading experts, relatives of survivors and perpetrators, and others provide viewers with a vivid image of the methodical elimination of Armenians that haunts Turkey to this day. Turkey's ongoing denial of the genocide, calling it instead an Armenian insurrection or a Turkish civil war between Muslims and Christians, is also explored-a hot-button issue as the country positions itself for entry into the European Union
The Jewish journey : America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film explores what it meant to be part of a tight-knit Jewish community and make the heartbreaking decision to leave family behind, whether for economic opportunity or to escape persecution. Includes interviews with scholars, Jewish-American writers, and immigrants
Anti-semitism in the 21st century : the resurgence( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, parts of the world are experiencing a dramatic resurgence of anti-Semitism--from hate propaganda to vandalism to attacks on Jews themselves. Reports from research groups indicate a major increase in anti-Semitic incidents since the year 2000, with the worldwide annual average number of major violent incidents nearly doubling from 1990s levels. It is particularly severe in Western Europe, where research shows that since the year 2000, Muslim and Arab youths were increasingly responsbile for attacks against Jews and Jewish properties. Meanwhile outside of Europe, in more and more Arab and Islamic communities around the world, there is an alarming increase in anti-Semitic rhetoric in the political and public arenas, espceially in the mainstream media. What is fueling the rise in anti-Semitism in the Islamc and Arab worlds today? What real threats does it pose? And how can history help us better understand what is happening?
Out in America( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This critically acclaimed PBS documentary is an uplifting collection of unique, transformative stories and inspiring personal narratives told through the lens of the country's most prominent LGBT figures and pioneers, as well as many average, yet extraordinary, citizens from gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. The program weaves together diverse stories- from urban and rural America, from the heartland to New England, from San Francisco to Harlem. Deeply moving and often humorous, viewers will get a glimpse of awakenings, first crushes, unlikely soul mates, intimacy, and liberation. While separated by circumstance and upbringing, the film's subjects are all united in their shared experiences of self-discovery, coming out, pride and love as well as a triumph over adversity and a true sense of belonging. Against the backdrop of historical events, each also traces their own hopes, struggles, influences and contributions towards advancements in equality and broad social change
The Armenians : a story of survival : celebrating 1700 years as the first Christian nation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 301 A.D., Armenia became the first nation on earth to adopt Christianity. Now, commemorating this anniversary 1700 years later, a documentary for Pulic Television tells the story of this fascinating and tenacious people. The Armenians : A Story of Survival, is the tale of a group whom history has tried again and again and again to eradicate - but has never succeeded."--Container
Images of the Armenian spirit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Images of the Armenian Spirit celebrates over 3000 years of the art, culture and survival of the Armenian people ... Presented with video, film, still photos, music, and narration, the film is a celebration of the human spirit and a people that refused to surrender to history."--Container
Proud to Serve: The Men and Women of the U.S. Army by Andrew Goldberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salute the men and women who dedicate their lives to the United States military. This program profiles the camaraderie and pride shared among those in combat and illustrates the lives of those who work behind the scenes such as clerks, translators, and mechanics. Interviews include veteran and former Senator Bob Dole, basketball star and Army brat Shaquille O'Neal, veteran and G.I
 
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Proud to Serve: The Men and Women of the U.S. Army
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