Davis, Jeffrey Van
Most widely held works by Jeffrey Van Davis
James Jones, reveille to taps ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Explores people, places, and events that influenced James Jones' literary works by interviewing members of his family, childhood teachers and classmates, associates from early adulthood, fellow novelists, and others.
Only a god can save us ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Only A God Can Save Us is a 2009 documentary film by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Jeffrey van Davis about German philosopher Martin Heidegger. It is a critical view of Heidegger's relationship to National Socialism. It attempts to examine those elements in Heidegger's thought which led him to become an enthusiastic supporter of Hitler and the Nazi Revolution. Shot in Germany, France, the US and Holland, it includes interviews with friends and major scholars such as Bernd Martin, Hugo Ott, Rainer Marten, Silke Seemann, Iain Thomson, Tom Rockmore, Emmanuel Faye, Ted Kisiel, Victor Farias, Richard Wolin, Axel Graf Douglas and Jurgen Paul, among others. This film is a Terrance Edward Davis Production. A Freiburg Germany newspaper quote reads: "an ambitious film which examines Heidegger's intellectual and political career. Jeffrey van Davis does not shy away from the truth. The film is thoroughly researched." -- Badische Zeitung.
14th place ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of a young woman, living in an urban project and about to finish high school, realizing a need to take responsibility for her own future, especially regarding her sexual behavior and education.
The Power and the promise women in Illinois government ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Interviews with Dawn Clark Netsch, Carol Mosley Braun, Paula Wolff and Jeanne Scott about their careers and experiences in Illinois state government and about their views on the role of women in government.
Norman Mailer the sanction to write ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
An interview with Norman Mailer covering a variety of topics including a discussion of his life and his work, as well as the writing of other authors.
Authors, American Biography Documentary films Feature films Heidegger, Martin,--1889-1976 Illinois Jones, James,--1921-1977 Mailer, Norman National socialism Netsch, Dawn Clark Nonfiction films Novelists, American Scott, Jeanne Women in public life Women judges Women legislators Women--Political activity
Davis, Jeffrey van