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Pacific Arts Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 308 works in 442 publications in 3 languages and 9,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  History  Hymns  Political films 
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 385 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 )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 383 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
Winds of change( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1995 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 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 289 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 284 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 213 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
Zora is my name!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 197 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 181 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 171 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 161 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
A very British coup( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 161 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 Art of computer animation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, delightful comedy about a Chinese-American family in contemporary San Francisco trying to maintain a link to their cultural heritage while confronted with the changing world around them
A Sound of dolphins by Jacques Cousteau( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacques Cousteau and the crew of the Calypso probe the mysteries surrounding dolphins
Sans toit ni loi = Vagabond by Agnès Varda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mona, an aimless drifter in the French countryside, deeply touches the lives of the people she meets and confronts them with her own ideas of freedom
El amor brujo = [Love the magician] by Carlos Saura( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Spain, a sizzling tale of young gypsy lovers separated by fate, but whose hearts still burn with a passion only for each other. Although they are forced to live their lives with others, their deepest desire is to once again be united. A modernized dramatization of Manuel de Falla's ballet, expanded with additional Flamenco songs and dances
A great wall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 125 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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