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Vision Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 967 works in 1,398 publications in 4 languages and 35,406 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Church history  Interviews  Christian fiction  Juvenile works  Comparative studies  Fiction 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Vision Video (Firm)
The Amish a people of preservation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An updated look at various aspects of the Amish community, including its history, the world view beliefs of the Amish, and the simplicity of their lifestyle. Shows various activities of the family
Bonhoeffer, agent of grace ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and German and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bonhoeffer's last years, his participation in the German resistence and his moral struggles are dramatized in this film
A time for burning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Originally rejected by the three major networks for being too controversial, this classic cinéma vérité film...captures an all-white Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska as their eager, but earnest pastor tries to get the congregation to reach out to their fellow black Lutherans...As tensions threaten to tear apart the church, the film illustrates the anguish and awakenings of the civil rights era through the words and actions of everyday people." -- Container
The Joy of Bach ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizations of scenes from Bach's life are interspersed with performances of his music
The cross and the switchblade ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The legendary story of David Wilkerson's mission from the countryside of rural Pennsylvania into the middle of the violence of gang warfare in New York's urban ghettos. Wilkerson sought to lead the embittered youth away from a life of drugs and violence. He was met with opposition, suspicion and hostility. He risked his life, persevered and won
Shadowlands by William Nicholson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lewis, the brilliant scholar, has his comfortable life rudely interrupted when he meets Joy. Lewis's great love for Joy causes him to be devastated when she dies and threatens his Christian beliefs
Romero ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romero is the true story of the Catholic priest Archbishop Oscar Romero who lived in El Salvador during the political unrest in the 1970s. The government launched a 'terror campaign' against the guerillas in an attempt to crush them. Archbishop Romero's protests against governments' actions was perceived as disloyalty. As an example to others, the government began to destroy churches and murder priests. Despite persecution, Romero continued to speak out against the atrocities the government was committing against the people of El Salvador, until his assassination
The fourth wise man by Tom Fontana ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In ancient Persia, a wealthy physician embarks on a search for the newly born Messiah and, at the end of his lifelong search for the true meaning of existence, comes face to face with the crucified Jesus
Peter and Paul by Robert Day ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This epic network television mini-series brings to life the precarious existence of the early Christian church which was beset by violent oppositon from without and within. Peter and Paul emerge as two key leaders and struggle to keep the faith alive. The story of Peter and Paul is a story of the meaning of faith and love, liberty and law, victory and defeat, and life and death
Entertaining angels the Dorothy Day story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the life of social activist Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement
Mine eyes have seen the glory ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host Randall Balmer travelled throughout the United States to uncover the richness, diversity, and energy of the Evangelical movement. The result is an intimate look at who are the Evangelicals, what they believe, what difference their faith makes in their lives, how they seek to protect their children from the corrupting influences of society, how they are trying to change the world, and emerging forms of Evangelicalism that suggest what their future may be like
Martin Luther ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and Korean and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the life of Martin Luther, showing how his theological clash with the Roman Catholic Church resulted in the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Germany. Filmed in West Germany
Hanged on a twisted cross the life, convictions, and martyrdom of Dietrich Bonhoeffer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses archival footage, documents and visits to original locations to capture the life, times and thought of the German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was executed by the National Socialists days before the end of WWII
The first Christmas ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the traditional story of the birth of Jesus, beginning with Mary and Joseph's trip from Nazareth to Bethlehem. We witness their encounter with the innkeeper who "has no room for them," but provides shelter in a stable where Mary gives birth. We see the announcement to the shepherds and follow the Magi who trek across the desert guided by the mysterious star
Shadow voices finding hope in mental illness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
45 million Americans suffer from mental illness. Ten people with mental illness tell their stories, plus experts and advocates in the field add perspectives and insights, offering an inside look at what it is like to live with a mental illness and how individuals and their families find their way through medical, governmental, societal and spiritual issues
Plain talk about Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's related dementia and wandering by Kimberly R Kelly ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ask anyone who has been through it, seeing a friend or loved one deteriorate with Alzheimer's is one of the most painful experiences to behold. Here is help in understanding what is happening. This two-part program provides an introduction to this disease
C.S. Lewis through the shadowlands ( Visual )
in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lewis, the brilliant scholar, has his comfortable life rudely interrupted when he meets Joy. Lewis's great love for Joy causes him to be devastated when she dies and threatens his Christian beliefs
Christianity and Islam by Timothy George ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of four programs intended for Christians providing an introduction to Islam, a delineation of the differences between Christianity and Islam on such questions as God, Jesus Christ, and the Trinity, and tips on how Christians can share their faith with Muslims
John Wycliffe the morning star ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of the life of the 14th century scholar and cleric who translated the Bible into English for the first time. Wycliffe found himself in the middle of religious, political and social conflicts. An Oxford scholar, one of Europe's most renowned philosophers, he was a defender of English nationalism against the power of the Pope and a champion of the poor against the injustices of the rich. He taught that God's forgiveness cannot be bought with indulgences. He preached that the only true authority is the Word of God, and the Word could only be understood by all if the people could read it in their native tongue. This feature drama captures the trials and heroic struggles of this significant man of faith, the "Morning star" of the Reformation
Burn the floor a revolutionary dance extravaganza ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over 40 dancers perform a series of ballroom dances, including waltz, swing, and salsa, all choreographed in a contemporary manner
 
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English (75)
Spanish (4)
Korean (1)
German (1)
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