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Pacific Arts Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 310 works in 468 publications in 5 languages and 8,940 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  Historical films  Biography  History  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Comedy films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Manufacturer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Pacific Arts Video (Firm)
Ansel Adams, photographer by John Huszar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Ansel Adams, one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, that captures the spirit and artistry of the man as he talks about his life and demonstrates the techniques which have made his work legendary
The Spirit of Crazy Horse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milo Yellow Hair recounts the story of the Lakota Sioux Indian's struggle to reclaim their ancestral homeland and their continuing struggle to maintain their cultural identity. The program investigates the simmering conflict of recent decades and offers a perspective on the choices that lie ahead
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in present day Argentina, the sheltered wife of a wealthy businessman begins to discover that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen from a family of desaparecidos (those who have disappeared). A true account of a woman choosing to either live a lie or risk tearing apart her own life and family
Winds of change( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N. Scott Momaday hosts this program which looks at three Native American nations: Onondaga, Navajo and Lummi, and the challenges they face as they try to preserve their cultures
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the hymn "Amazing grace" featuring the Boys Choir of Harlem, Johnny Cash, Judy Collins, Jeremy Irons, Jessye Norman, Jean Ritchie and Marion Williams
Seasons of a Navajo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2018 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensitive portrait of a traditional Navajo family and their season cycles of life that is in partnership with their surroundings
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through newsreel and television excerpts, this documentary captures the eloquence and courage in striking words and images of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
Eat smart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The link of the American diet to heart disease and cancer is explored. The diet of the typical American is contrasted with the diets of other nationalities that experience lower incidence of these diseases
A very British coup( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A steel-worker is elected prime minister of Great Britain on a very radical socialist platform. When he calls for the dismantling of all nuclear weapons on British soil, a group composed of spies, diplomats and businessmen attempts to bring him down
The times of Harvey Milk by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentray on the life of Harvey Milk, the gay San Francisco Town Supervisor who was killed with Mayor Moscone on Nov. 27, 1978
Zora is my name!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A funny, stirring story based on the life of Zora Neale Hurston, one of the most distinctive writers of the American South and how a turn-of-the-century Black woman captured the folklore of the rural South
Salvador Dali : a soft self-portrait( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visually explores the world, art and persona of Salvador Dali, self-professed best artist of the 20th century. As well as paintings, this presents tableaus of live persons and situations typical of his art
The volcano watchers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 20 years, French scientists Maurice and Katia Krafft have risked their lives studying and filming the awesome power of volcanoes. Join them as they travel to Italy, Hawaii, Iceland, Mexico, Japan and Africa in search of the world's most dangerous volcanoes
The Art of computer animation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of representative works in computer animation by over thirty artists, ranging from exotic flights of fancy, to the ultra realism of simulators, to never seen before commercials. Vary in length from a few seconds to full dramas, displaying music, comedy, romance, and elegant and breath-takingly beautiful techniques
Alsino y el condor = Alsino and the condor by Miguel Littin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film depicts the clash between Central American governments and Sandinista rebels as seen through the eyes of Alsino, a young boy caught up in the conflicts who dreams of flying above the madness of the world around him
Dim sum : a little bit of heart by Wayne Wang( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In San Francisco, an immigrant Chinese widow welcomes the new year with some unhappiness: she's 62 now, she wants to make a trip to China to pay last respects to her ancestors, a fortune teller has told her this is the year she'll die, and a daughter, Geraldine, remains unmarried. Geraldine does have a boyfriend, but she's not sure she's ready for marriage, and, anyway, he lives in Los Angeles and Geraldine doesn't want to leave her mother alone in her declining years. Mrs. Tan's cheerful brother-in-law tries to help out. Is there any solution that will enable Mrs. Tan to hold onto her culturally-influenced and deep-seated hopes, yet keep those hopes from suffocating Geraldine?
A Sound of dolphins by Jacques Cousteau( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Cousteau and the crew of the Calypso probe the mysteries surrounding dolphins
A great wall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This moving and humorous story chronicles the return of Leo Fang and his American-born wife and son to his native China and provides a comical insight into the cultural clashes between traditional Chinese families and Chinese-American families
Alice in the cities by Wim Wenders( Visual )

5 editions published in 1987 in German and Multiple languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A footloose 31-year-old journalist on the road from the United States to Europe finds himself with a new traveling companion: a precocious 9-year-old girl named Alice."--Container
Sans toit ni loi = Vagabond by Agnès Varda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a young female drifter wandering through France; her encounters, her missed opportuntities and the high price she must pay for her lifestyle of complete freedom
 
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