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Bellinelli, Matteo

Overview
Works: 72 works in 219 publications in 3 languages and 5,645 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Internet videos  Educational films  Nonfiction films  History  Filmed interviews  Short films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Producer, Interviewer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matteo Bellinelli
August Wilson : the American dream, in black and white by August Wilson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Playwright August Wilson talks about his roots in the black community, how his plays express the African-American experience, how the African heritage of Black Americans is both expressed and repressed in American society today, and the importance of blues as cultural expression
Alice Walker by Susan Shaw( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author Alice Walker. Therein, Walker discusses her life, contemporary America, the "womanist" perspective, and reads from her poetry
Toni Morrison( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author Toni Morrison. Therein, Morrison reads from her two novels and discusses her views of the contributions made by African Americans to American literature
N. Scott Momaday by N. Scott Momaday( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N. Scott Momaday is the most widely published and read of the Native American writers, and the recipient of the most valued awards and prizes for both his poetry and his prose. A Ph. D. in English literature, he has combined his study of Western literature with the themes as well as the structures of his Kiowa Indian heritage. Here, Momaday discusses what it means to a Native American to be an American citizen, and reveals the artist, thinker, and imaginative creator behind (or perhaps at the core of) his impressive and important body of work
Gloria Naylor( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author Gloria Naylor. Therein, Naylor discusses the influence of other black women writers on herself, growing up in the South, her early involvement with religion, learning to articulate one's experience, writing in different voices, and writing to explore one's beliefs
James Welch by James Welch( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Native American experience is portrayed in conversations with James Welch
John Wideman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author John Wideman. Therein, Wideman discusses the dilemma of the committed African American intellectual torn between the urban underclass and a predominantly white, middle-class literary audience
Gerald Vizenor by Gerald Robert Vizenor( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Native American experience is portrayed in conversations with Gerald Vizenor
Charles Johnson by Charles Johnson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author Charles Richard Johnson. Therein, Johnson describes his literary objective: to explore classic, metaphysical questions from East and West against the backdrop of African life and history
Alex Haley( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of the few in-depth conversations with Alex Haley before his death in 1992, this film is a moving testament to a man who became a symbol of African Americans' determination to endure and excel
In black and white : conversations with African American writers by Barbara Christian( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with African American writers
Leslie Marmon Silko by Leslie Marmon Silko( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles best known Native American woman author Leslie Marmon Silko, whose work is strongly rooted in her own matrilineal tribal background. Like all writing of lasting value, it uses particular experiences and places to reveal universal truths. Here, Silko discusses her own background and the interrelationship between her smaller, immediate Indian world and the larger brutal surrounding world
Leslie Marmon Silko by Leslie Marmon Silko( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Leslie Marmon Silko are strongly rooted in her own matrilineal tribal background. Like all writing of lasting value, they use particular experiences and places to reveal universal truths. Here, Silko discusses her own background and the interrelationship between her smaller, immediate Native American world and the larger, brutal surrounding world
Palestinian writers by Matteo Bellinelli( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a portrait of two important women writers from the West Bank: Sahar Khalifah and Liana Badr. Sahar Khalifah, a feminist and revolutionary, is considered by some to be the most prominent Palestinian novelist. Her novels, including Wild Thorns, The Door of the Sirens and The Sunflowers, reflect her opinions calling for a revision of the male dominated hierarchy in Arab society. After studying in the U.S. for eight years, Sahar returned to Nablus in the West Bank to start a center for Arab women. The documentary follows her as she walks through the old streets of Nablus, talking about her views on religion: "New interpretations of the Koran are needed if women are to advance in the Arab world ... If change does not come through Islam, we will find other ways - perhaps through international law". She also discusses her criticism of the Palestinian Authority and its aging leadership: "How ironic that the Intifada has encouraged women to study at the university but has not freed them from being oppressed and exploited. In fact, Palestinian men who say they are fighting for freedom, equality and justice, deny those rights to women and practice discrimination against women in private." Liana Badr, an intellectual who has experienced several dislocations in her life as a result of being part of the Palestinian Establishment, returned to Palestine after the Oslo Agreement of 1993. She now works for the Palestinian Culture Ministry, writing on themes of Palestinian history and memory and producing films. She recently filmed the Palestinian poet Fadwa Touquan, now in her eighties, well-known as an eminent Palestinian intellectual of the 20th century
Native American novelists( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Native American experience is portrayed in conversations with four Native American authors, N. Scott Momaday, James Welch, Leslie M. Silko and Gerald Vizenor
In black & white( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to six of America's most talented and challenging writers, using interviews with the writers and excerpts from their books to locate their work in the broader context of African American history and letters
Alice Walker : a portrait in the first person( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Walker shares with us her remarkable spiritual journey from a sharecropping childhood in rural Georgia to the peace and creativity of her present retreat in Northern California. She reads from her poetry and discusses contemporary America with an anger and urgency rooted in an abiding optimism
Saul Bellow by Saul Bellow( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matteo Bellinelli interviews Saul Bellow and discusses Bellow's work and the themes associated with it
Visages suisses = Gesichter der Schweiz = Volti svizzeri = Swiss profiles by Claude Richardet( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishing to know more of their country, a grandfather and his young granddaughter embark on a journey across Switzerland by train. With no particular goal in mind, on their journey they meet men and women who have contributed to Switzerland in their own way
Isaac Bashevis Singer by Isy Morgensztern( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nobel laureate offers frank conversations dealing with his writing, religious beliefs, his hopes and the love of his mother tongue-Yiddish
 
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Alternative Names
Matteo Bellinelli filmregisseur uit Zwitserland

Matteo Bellinelli schweizerischer Dokumentarfilmer und Regisseur

Matteo Bellinelli Swiss film director

Languages
English (134)

Italian (3)

German (1)

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