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Pacific Arts Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 294 works in 447 publications in 3 languages and 9,625 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Nonfiction television programs  Comedy films  Hymns 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Manufacturer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Pacific Arts Video (Firm)
The Spirit of Crazy Horse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 377 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
Ansel Adams, photographer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 373 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
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 335 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
Winds of change( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 311 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
King : a filmed record, Montgomery to Memphis by Landau/Kaplan/Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records the fiery and triumphant battle of Martin Luther King and depicts his philosophy of non-violence
Amazing grace by Michael Apted( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 286 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 279 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
Eat smart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 210 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 192 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 191 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
The times of Harvey Milk by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the life and career of Harvey Milk, a charismatic grass-roots activist, and one of the first avowed homosexuals elected to political office. Through television news footage and interviews, follows him from his early days as a Castro Street businessman to his murder, along with San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, in 1978. Relates these events to the ongoing movement for gay rights in the United States
Salvador Dali : a soft self-portrait( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content 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 159 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 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works in computer animation by many artists
Alsino y el condor = Alsino and the condor by Miguel Littin( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Nicaragua, this film depicts the clash between Central American governments and Sandinista rebels. It is the story of a boy's dream of flying above the madness of the world around him
Dim sum : a little bit of heart by Wayne Wang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 144 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 131 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
El amor brujo = [Love the magician] by Carlos Saura( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 124 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
Sans toit ni loi = Vagabond by Agnès Varda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in French and held by 121 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
A great wall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 121 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
 
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La historia oficial
Alternative Names
Pacific Arts Video Publishing

Languages
English (60)

Spanish (14)

French (5)

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