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Katahdin Productions (Firm)

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Most widely held works by Katahdin Productions (Firm)
Dorothea Lange : grab a hunk of lightning( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles American photographer Dorothea Lange, who came to the attention of the world with her photographs documenting the Great Depression, and achieved lasting fame in the post-War years
The garden by Scott Hamilton Kennedy( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country's most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community. But now, bulldozers are poised to level their 14-acre oasis
Blessed is the match : the life and death of Hannah Senesh( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrates the remarkable journey of Hannah Senesh, a young Hungarian poet and diarist, paratrooper and resistance fighter. Told through Hannah's letters, diaries, poems, and the recollections of those who knew her, the film traces Hannah's life from childhood in Palestine to her daring WWII mission to rescue Jews in her native Hungary. Narrated by Joan Allen
Homeland : four portraits of Native action by Roberta Grossman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of four battles in which Native American activists are fighting to preserve their land and culture. Gail Small leads the fight to protect the Cheyenne homeland in Montana from proposed methane gas wells that threaten to pollute the water and make the land unsuitable for farming or ranching. In Alaska, Evon Peter is fighting against efforts to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Mitchell and Rita Capitan have founded an organization of Eastern Navajo people in New Mexico, whose drinking water is threatened by proposed uranium mining. In Maine, Barry Dana is battling state government and the paper companies that have left his people unable to fish or swim in or harvest medicinal plants from the river on which they've depended for 10,000 years
Hava nagila : the movie( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hava Nagila is instantly recognizable and musical shorthand for anything Jewish. But as audiences will discover in the film, the song is much more than a tale of Jewish kitsch and bad bar mitzvah fashions. In its own believe-it-or-not way, it encapsulates the Jewish journey over the past 150 years. Featuring interviews from Hollywood actors and actresses; the film follows the song from Eastern Europe to Palestine and all the way to America
The end of America( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a stunning indictment of sweeping policy changes during the Bush years, author Naomi Wolf makes a chilling case that American democracy is under threat. Investigating parallels between our current situation and the rise of dictators and fascism in once-free societies, Wolf uncovers a number of deeply disturbing similarities - from the use of paramilitary groups and secret prisons to the targeted suspension of the rule of law"--Container
In the matter of Cha Jung Hee( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Her passport said she was Cha Jung Hee. She knew she was not. So began a 40 year deception for a Korean adoptee who came to the US in 1966. Told to keep her true identity a secret from her new American family, this 8 year old girl quickly forgot she was ever anyone else. But why had her identity been switched? And who was the real Cha Jung Hee? In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee is the search to find the answers, as acclaimed filmmaker Deann Borshay Liem (First person plural, PBS 2000) returns to her native Korea to find her "double," the mysterious girl whose place she took in America. As seen on PBS on the award-winning series, Point of View (POV)"--Container
Ishi's return( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short documentary about Ishi, billed in 1911 as the "last wild Indian" when he wandered out of the woods in Oroville, CA, and became a national sensation. When Ishi died, his brain was removed and sent to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Eighty years later, his descendants in California fight to have his remains repatriated to his ancestral home. Contrary to the master narrative that Indians would die off, the film shows how Native Americans managed to survive the darkest period of their history and reclaim parts of a fractured past
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