WorldCat Identities

Weber, Bill

Works: 10 works in 50 publications in 1 language and 1,872 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Biography  Drama  Biographical films  Personal narratives  Historical films  Short films  Coming-of-age films 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bill Weber
We were here : the AIDS years in San Francisco by David Weissman( Visual )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Weissman's We Were Here revisits the San Francisco of the 80s and 90s, using the city's experience with AIDS to open up a conversation about both the history of the epidemic and the lessons to be learned from it. Yet the film reaches far beyond San Francisco and beyond AIDS itself as it illuminates the power of a community that comes together with love, compassion, and determination
To be Takei( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary George Takei has blazed his own trail while conquering new frontiers with a beaming trademark grin. Take a hilarious, entertaining, and moving look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei. The film offers unprecedented access to the daily life of George and his husband/business partner, Brad Takei, and chronicles his fascinating personal journey from Japanese American internment camp to his iconic and groundbreaking role as Sulu on Star Trek, and his rise as a pop culture icon
The Cockettes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the rise and fall (1969-1972) of a San Francisco theatrical troupe called The Cockettes. Uses interviews and vintage footage to look at this part of counterculture history
The untold tales of Armistead Maupin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jennifer Kroot's documentary about the creator of Tales of the city moves nimbly between playful and poignant and laugh-out-loud funny. Maupin offers a disarmingly frank look at the journey that took him from the jungles of Vietnam to the bathhouses of '70's San Francisco to the front line of the American culture war
Feelings are facts : the life of Yvonne Rainer( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This film] tells the riveting story of one of America's most important artists. In 1962, as a founding member of Judson Dance Theater, Rainer, revolutionized modern dance by introducing everyday movements like walking and running into the dance lexicon. Abandoning choreography in the '70s, Rainer introduced narrative techniques into American avant-garde film, turning that genre on its head, too. [W]e follow Rainer, returned to choreography, as she continues to create vibrant, courageous, unpredictable dances that invite audiences to question basic assumptions about art and performance"-- Container
The final inch by Irene Taylor Brodsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the efforts of public health workers to eradicate the polio virus in the poorest regions of the modern world
Havana Curveball( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mica is a classic young teen. Enthusiastic. Idealistic. Dreaming baseball. At 13, he is studying for his Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish coming of age ritual. He takes to heart his Rabbi's requirement to help "heal the world." Imagining himself a savior of sorts, he launches a grand plan to send baseballs to less fortunate kids in Latin America. Narrowing his focus, he lights on Cuba, a country with a mysterious pull. He knows only that Cubans lack resources and love baseball like he does. Many of their star players have defected to play in the U.S. professional leagues. He also knows that Cuba gave his grandpa refuge during the Holocaust
A revolution in four seasons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film tells the story of two women with opposing political views fighting for their different visions of a democratic future for Tunisia, the country that sparked the Arab Spring. Over the course of Tunisia's critical post-revolution years, two women were followed, journalist Emna Ben Jemma, who envisions a secular government committed to human rights and governed without the corruption of the former regime. In contrast, Jawhara Ettis of the Islamist party Ennahda works towards a Tunisia guided by Islamic principles. This timely and insightful documentary traces their paths from public figures in the Arab Spring to opponents in its wake, and the common obstacles they face as outspoken women
Days of heaven by Terrence Malick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving story about two men who love the same woman. A fugitive from the slums of Chicago finds himself pitted against a shy, rich Texan for the love of Abby
The Cockettes( Book )

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

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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.21 for To be Take ... to 0.92 for The Cocket ...)

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