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Pacific Arts Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 300 works in 450 publications in 4 languages and 9,421 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  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 363 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 by John Huszar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 360 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 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of a businessman finds herself face to face with terror as she begins to discover that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen. A videodisc version
King : a filmed record, Montgomery to Memphis by Martin Luther King( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 302 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 287 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 278 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 268 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 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 189 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 184 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 177 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 155 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 149 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 146 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 140 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 )

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 world'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 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a Spanish gypsy encampment, a story, embellished with many dances, of a woman enthralled, even beyond his death, by a husband who cheats on her; another man, who has loved her passionately since adolescence, tries to break the spell
Sans toit ni loi = Vagabond by Agnès Varda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in French and held by 119 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 118 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
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