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Independent Television Service

Overview
Works: 1,075 works in 2,669 publications in 5 languages and 117,094 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical films  Interviews  Historical television programs  War films  Biography 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre
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Most widely held works about Independent Television Service
 
Most widely held works by Independent Television Service
King corn by Aaron Woolf( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fueled by curiosity and a dash of naiveté, college buddies Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis return to their ancestral home of Greene, Iowa, to find out how the modest corn kernel conquered America. With the help of real farmers, powerful fertilizer, government aid, and genetically modified seeds, the friends manage to grow one acre of corn. Along the way, they unlock the hidden truths about America's modern food system.--From publisher description
Race : the power of an illusion by Llewellyn Smith( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series challenges one of our most fundamental beliefs: that humans come divided into a few distinct biological groups, telling an eye-opening tale of how what we assume to be normal, commonsense, even scientific, is actually shaped by our history, social institutions and cultural beliefs. Episode one explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race
The Invisible War by Kirby Dick( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. Follows the stories of several idealistic young servicewomen who were raped and then betrayed by their own officers when they courageously came forward to report
Waltz with Bashir by Ari Folman( Visual )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After not being able to recall the time he spent on an Israeli Army mission during the Lebanon War, Ari attempts to unravel the mystery by traveling around the world to interview old friends and comrades. As the pieces of the puzzle begin to come together, his memory begins to return in illustrations that are surreal. Includes featurette, animatics, Q&A with director, and commentary
Half the sky by Nicholas D Kristof( Visual )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress/advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof meet individuals who are doing work to empower women and girls everywhere. These are stories of challenge, transformation and hope
A class apart( Visual )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Edna, Texas, in 1951, field hand Pete Hernández killed a tenant farmer after exchanging words in a cantina. From this murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that would change the lives and legal standing of tens of millions of Americans. Tells the story of an underdog band of Mexican American lawyers who took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, where they challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans. Lawyers forged a daring legal strategy, arguing that Mexican Americans were "a class apart" from a legal system that recognized only blacks and whites
The Weather Underground by Sam Green( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the Weather Underground, including many interviews with surviving members
The most dangerous man in America : Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon papers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to the New York Times, making headlines around the world. ... one man's profound change of heart created a landmark struggle involving America's newspapers, its president, and the Supreme Court--a political thriller whose events led directly to Watergate, Nixon's resignation, and the end of the Vietnam War."--Container
The house I live in( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, revealing profound human rights implications
Hip-Hop : Beyond Beats and Rhymes( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the conceptualization of masculinity in hip-hop culture. Includes interviews with prominent rappers, music industry executives, and social critics
If a tree falls : a story of the Earth Liberation Front( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable story of the rise and fall of the Earth Liberation Front, a radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's 'number one domestic terrorist threat, ' told through the transformation and radicalization of one of its members, Daniel McGowan. Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Marshall Curry weaves a chronicle of McGowan facing life in prison with a dramatic investigation of the events that led to his involvement with the ELF
Brother Outsider : The Life of Bayard Rustin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary examining the life of Bayard Rustin who, although one of the first "freedom riders," an adviser to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and A. Philip Randolph, and an organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, was forced to play a background role in landmark civil rights events because he was homosexual
Last train home = Gui tu lie che by Lixin Fan( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the world's largest human migration--an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Director Lixin Fan draws us into the fractured lives of a single migrant family caught up in this desperate annual migration. Sixteen years ago, the Zhangs abandoned their young children to find work in the city, consoled by the hope that their wages would lift their children into a better life. But in a bitter irony, the Zhangs' hopes for the future are undone by their very absence. Qin, the daughter they left behind, has grown into adolescence crippled by a sense of abandonment. In an act of teenage rebellion, she drops out of school. She too will become a garment factory worker. The decision is a heartbreaking blow for the parents. Last Train Home follows the Zhangs' attempts to change their daughter's course and repair their ruptured family
Latino Americans( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States. It is a story of people, politics, and culture, intersecting with much that is central to the history of the United States while also going to places where standard U.S. histories do not tend to tread
Between the folds : a film about finding inspiration in unexpected places by Vanessa Gould( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[C]hronicles the stories of ten fine artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have abandoned careers and scoffed at hard-earned graduate degrees -- all to forge unconventional lives as modern-day paperfolders."--Container
My Country, My Country by Laura Poitras( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of ever-increasing violence, Dr. Riyadh struggles to understand the tragic contradiction of the U.S. occupation of Iraq and its project to spread democracy through the Middle East
The Interrupters( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Interrupters tells stories of three violence interrupters who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. The film's main subjects work for an innovative organization, CeaseFire. Founded by an epidemiologist who believes that the spread of violence mimics the spread of infectious diseases, and so the treatment should be similar: go after the most infected, and stop the infection at its source. One of the cornerstones of the organization is the violence interrupters program. The Interrupters--who have credibility on the streets because of their own personal histories--intervene in conflicts before they explode into violence
The Black Panthers : vanguard of the revolution by Stanley Nelson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Black Panther Party, its significance to American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the lessons learned when a movement derails. Combines archival footage with the voices of police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors, and Black Panthers who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas, Jamal Joseph, and others
Craft in America : a Journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container
Operation homecoming : writing the wartime experience by Richard Robbins( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary explores the searing firsthand accounts of American troops through their own words--fiction, verse, letters, essays, and personal journals. Combining interviews and dramatic readings, the film transforms this remarkable collection of writing into a deep examination of life on the front lines, while providing depth and context through conversations with great American writers from previous wars. The stories recounted are sad, funny, violent, and uplifting. These writings are brought to life through readings, music, and artwork, and evoke the universal emotions of war with a haunting poignancy
 
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