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Pacific Arts Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 307 works in 458 publications in 5 languages and 9,341 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  Historical films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Hymns 
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 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with the distinguished American photographer as he discusses his life and his techniques
The Spirit of Crazy Horse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 357 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 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in present day Argentina, the movie follows the sheltered wife of a wealty businessman who finds herself face to face with a legacy of terror as she begins to discover that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen from a family of "los desaparencidos" (the disappeared ones). A true account of a woman chosing to either live a lie or risk tearing her own family apart
King : a filmed record, Montgomery to Memphis by Martin Luther King( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 299 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
Winds of change( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 283 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 273 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 )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows one year in the life of an extended Navajo family on a southwestern reservation. Contrasts the traditional life with modern changes
Eat smart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 207 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 191 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
Zora is my name!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the life of Zora Neale Hurston, who wrote of the folklore of the rural south
The times of Harvey Milk by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 175 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
Salvador Dali : a soft self-portrait( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 167 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 153 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 147 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 )

3 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location at Ticuantepe, a small village near Managua, Nicaragua
Dim sum : a little bit of heart by Wayne Wang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 138 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 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Cousteau and the crew of the Calypso try to unravel the mysteries surrounding one of the worlds's most intelligent creatures, the dolphin
Sans toit ni loi = Vagabond by Agnès Varda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in French and held by 118 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
El amor brujo = [Love the magician] by Carlos Saura( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Spain, a sizzling tale of young lovers separated by fate, but whose hearts still burn with a passion only for each other
Alice in the cities by Wim Wenders( Visual )

6 editions published in 1987 in German and Multiple languages and held by 116 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."--External container
 
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