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Cilliers, Diana

Overview
Works: 26 works in 47 publications in 4 languages and 5,196 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Educational films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Internet videos  History  Children's films 
Roles: Costume designer, csd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Diana Cilliers
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Lois Lowry's beloved, best-selling young adult novel, the haunting story of THE GIVER centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwaites), a young man who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. With this newfound knowledge, he realizes that the stakes are higher than imagined - a matter of life and death for himself and those he loves most. With the odds against him, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all - something no one has ever done before
Mandela : long walk to freedom by Justin Chadwick( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War
Disgrace by Steven E Jacobs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor David Lurie is a man whose world is shattered when he is fired for seducing a college student. He finds peace at his estranged daughter's modest farm in South Africa until a horrific incident of terror and violence forces Lurie to confront his beliefs and the disturbing racial complexities of the new South Africa
Pavement( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged woman has been found brutally murdered in her apartment. The killer took his time, showing this victim no mercy. Detective Buckley is on the case. She is unaware that the victim's brother is shadowing the police department. When similar victims are discovered, the cops soon realize that they are searching for a serial killer
Borderline by Sang-il Lee( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Lila Colletti is a dedicated psychiatrist who helps dangerous criminals find their way back into society. But when her estranged husband is mysteriously murdered, she finds that one of her patients has crossed the boardline between fact and fantasy. He'll do anything to win Lila's love, and he won't take no for an answer
Matthew by Bible( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatizaion of the book of Matthew taken word for word from the New International Version of the Bible
Le passeur( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before
Cities by David Springbett( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1871, Chicago burned to the ground, and from the ashes of the old city a new kind of metropolis rose up. This program shows the restless spirit embodied in the skyscrapers of American cities (as well as in the Statue of Liberty) but it also addresses new social problems, such as poverty and organized crime, that came with growing urbanization. Worker uprisings, immigration, and the expansion of mass transportation are covered."--Container
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War
Falling fire : the gift of the Spirit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Acts, taken from the text of the New International Version of the Bible
Rebels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of how, over seven generations, a group of European settlers survive against all odds, claw themselves up and then turn against their colonial masters. A diverse group of men, women and children are about to become truly American."--Show's Web site
Bust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On October 29, 1929, the boom era of the Jazz Age came to a crashing halt on Wall Street. The dramatic effects of the Great Depression and New Deal are the main topics of this program. Despite the country's economic collapse, major public works projects such as the Hoover Dam offered proof of the industrial and technological might of the United States--and of the undeniable abilities of the American worker."--Container
Boom : America -- The story of us by Raidió Teilifís Éireann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Henry Ford's Model T and assembly line, together with the discovery of abundant oil reserves, opened up a new way of life for Americans in the early decades of the twentieth century. This episode looks at those developments and traces the significance of World War I, prohibition, African-American migration from the South to northern cities, and the origin and growth of the Hollywood film industry."--Container
WWII : America, the story of us( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mired in the Great Depression, America's economy revved up with the onset of World War II--an event that would dramatically reshape the nation and its socioeconomic landscape. This program delves into the WWII era with attention to the role of women and African-Americans, the use of new military technologies, and the enormous impact of this period on the standing of the U.S. in the world order. Distributed by A & E Television Networks. Part of the series America: The Story of Us. (60 minutes) A streaming videorecording
The story of Jesus according to Matthew( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study the gospel of Jesus according to Matthew
Roots( Visual )

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

The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil war. Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit
Mandela : özgürlüğe giden uzun yol( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Turkish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela{u2019}s autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country{u2019}s once segregated society
Superpower( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"America's efforts invigorated the struggle against the Nazi stranglehold in Europe. In the Pacific, the ultimate piece of technology ended the war, and a new superpower took the global stage. In this program, many of America's most prominent leaders and personalities reflect on defining moments in the evolution of post-war America--including the Cold War, the space race, the Civil Rights Movement, and more."--Container
Division by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"America becomes a nation at the moment a revolution in commerce and industry sweeps across the western world. This vast new country, rich in resources, experiences a rapid change--in trade, transport and manufacturing--quickly turning America into one of the wealthiest nations on earth. Now two different Americas, united in prosperity, but divided by culture, face each other across a growing gulf. The issue is slavery."--Show's Web site
 
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