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Pacific Arts Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 299 works in 447 publications in 3 languages and 10,459 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Biography  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  History  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 418 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 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with the distinguished American photographer as he discusses his life and his techniques
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 378 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
Seasons of a Navajo( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 347 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
Winds of change( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 342 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 325 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 307 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
Eat smart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 223 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 206 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
A very British coup( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 199 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 times of Harvey Milk by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 194 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 held by 182 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
Alsino y el condor Alsino and the condor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first feature film made in Nicaragua. It is a revolutionary fable on the clashes resulting from U.S. involvement in Latin America. These conflicts are presented through the eyes of Alsino, a 12-year-old boy who witnesses oppression and revolution and dreams of flying. His fantasy provides the central metaphor of a land fighting for self-determination. (Does not circulate)
The volcano watchers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 168 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 )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of representative works in computer animation by over thirty artists, ranging from exotic flights of fancy, to the ultra realism of simulators, to never seen before commercials. Vary in length from a few seconds to full dramas, displaying music, comedy, romance, and elegant and breath-takingly beautiful techniques
Dim sum : a little bit of heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 144 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
El amor brujo by Carlos Saura( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 140 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 Sound of dolphins by Jacques Cousteau( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 138 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
A great wall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 129 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
MacArthur's children by Masahiro Shinoda( Visual )

6 editions published in 1987 in Japanese and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, the inhabitants of a small island off the coast of Japan prepared for an invasion: U.S. soldiers bringing peace. "MacArthur's Children" is the tender, beautifully photographed drama of how the citizens of Japan came to terms with their nation's defeat. The sudden and shattering occupation of General MacArthur and the American forces is seen through the eyes of Komoko, a fifth grade teacher, and her students
 
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