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Independent Television Service

Overview
Works: 1,011 works in 2,437 publications in 3 languages and 111,502 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Documentary films  History  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  Biography  War films  Animated films  Nonfiction television programs  Personal narratives 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre
Classifications: HD9049.C8, 633.150973
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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 )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the modern corn agricultural industry, the filmmakers use a humorous touch to investigate the trends and market forces which are transforming this once-simple food. Through a subsidized system of industrial processing, corn has become something quite different and unexpected, a far-reaching commercial product almost omnipresent in modern life
Waltz with Bashir by Ari Folman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hebrew and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated motion picture based on events in the director's own life, involving his attempts to both remember and verify his wartime experiences. 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. At the end of the animated film is a very short segment of the film that shows live footage of war casualties
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 1,175 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. [The film tells how] one man's profound change of heart created a landmark struggle involving America's newspapers, president and Supreme Court, a political thriller whose events led directly to Watergate, Nixon's resignation and the end of the Vietnam War."
Hip-Hop : Beyond Beats and Rhymes( Visual )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,102 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
The house I live in( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,099 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
Brother Outsider : The Life of Bayard Rustin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 982 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
Latino Americans( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 940 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
My Country, My Country by Laura Poitras( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh (Riyadh al-Adhadh), 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 )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who, with bravado, humility, and even humor, try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. Shot over the course of a year, this documentary captures a period in Chicago when it became a national symbol for the violence in America's cities
Operation homecoming : writing the wartime experience by Richard E Robbins( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 844 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
People Like Us : Social Class in America by Louis Alvarez( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do income, family background, education, attitudes, aspirations, and even appearance mark someone as a member of a particular social class? Discusses how social class plays a role in the lives of all Americans, whether they live in Park Avenue penthouses, Appalachian trailer parks, bayou houseboats or suburban gated communities. Travels across the U.S. to present stories of family traditions, class mobility, and different lifestyle choices
Race : the power of an illusion( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 1 explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode 2 questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode 3 focuses on how our institutions shape and create race
Production manual by Independent Television Service( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craft in America : a journey to the origins, artists and techniques of American craft( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
 
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