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Torres Cordova, Thomas

Works: 2 works in 13 publications in 1 language and 952 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biographies  Educational films  Biographical films  Historical films  Internet videos 
Roles: Cinematographer
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Thomas Torres Cordova
Strange Fruit by Billie Holiday( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A examination of the anti-lynching protest song made famous by Billie Holiday. Reviews the historical events, contexts and incidents of racial hatred that the song's title represents, and then the subsequent performances by Billie Holiday that brought the song and its message to a national audience. The film also follows the underlying problem of racism that continues into contemporary culture
An encounter with Simone Weil( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What response does seeing human suffering demand of us? Filmmaker Julia Haslett seeks an answer in the controversial French philosopher and activist Simone Weil (1909-1943), whose life and work took on this question in a dramatic way
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  General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.29 for Strange Fr ... to 0.37 for An encount ...)

Alternative Names
Cordova, Thomas Torres

Torres, Thomas

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