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Pacific Arts Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 307 works in 461 publications in 5 languages and 9,253 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Documentary films  Historical films  Biography  Nonfiction films  History  Documentary television programs  Comedy films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Manufacturer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Pacific Arts Video (Firm)
Ansel Adams, photographer by John Huszar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 357 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 316 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
Winds of change( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and Multiple languages and held by 278 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 272 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 261 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 205 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 191 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 )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 27, 1978, Dan White, a former City Supervisor entered San Francisco's City Hall with a gun and murdered both the Mayor, George Moscone, and San Francisco's first openly gay politician, City Supervisor, Harvey Milk. White was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and served a brief jail term, sparking a demonstration and riot by gay supporters of the murdered men
Zora is my name!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 182 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
Salvador Dali : a soft self-portrait( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 166 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 150 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 147 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 143 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 138 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 probe the mysteries surrounding dolphins
A great wall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 117 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
Sans toit ni loi = Vagabond by Agnès Varda( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in French and held by 117 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
Alice in the cities by Wim Wenders( Visual )

6 editions published in 1987 in German and Multiple languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A footloose 31-year-old journalist on the road from the United States to Europe finds himself with a new traveling companion: a precocious 9-year-old girl named Alice."--External container
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original footage captures the words and images of the civil rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, as he leads the struggle for equal civil rights beginning in Montgomery, Alabama on December 5, 1955, to his death and funeral in Memphis, Tennessee on April 18, 1968
 
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