WorldCat Identities

Michel, Eric

Overview
Works: 38 works in 193 publications in 4 languages and 1,967 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Science films  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Historical films 
Roles: Producer, Composer, Author, Lyricist
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eric Michel
La batalla de Chile : la lucha de un pueblo sin armas = The battle of Chile : the struggle of an unarmed people( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chile, obstinate memory: "Long banned in Chile after Pinochet's coup, only in 1997 could Guzmán return to show The Battle of Chile there for the first time. [This film] is the ... record of that homecoming," and acts as a conclusion to the documentary -- From container
Miracle planet( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A five-part series recounting the earth's 4 billion-year evolution and the origin and evolution of life
Cinéma vérité : defining the moment by Peter Wintonick( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cinéma vérité (or direct cinema) movement of the '50s and '60s was driven by a group of rebel filmmakers tired of stilted documentaries. They wanted to show life as it really is: raw, gritty, dramatic. Rich in excerpts from vérité classics ... this is the first film to capture all the excitement of a revolution that changed movie-making forever"--Container. Includes commentary by filmmakers, and explores vérité's influence in everything from TV news to music videos to Webcams
Four women of Egypt by Tahani Rached( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This feature documentary invites you to partake in a discussion between 4 Egyptian women of different political and religious stripe. Amina, Safynaz, Shahenda and Wedad are Muslim, Christian, or non-religious, but they are first and foremost friends. They listen to one another's views and argue openly, without ever breaking the bond that unites them. How do we get along with each other when our views collide? A timely question, and a universal one. Four Women of Egypt takes on this challenge, and their confrontation redefines tolerance. These four friends have the same goals--human dignity and social justice. They are inspired by love of country, but each adopts an approch radically different from the others'. Muslim, Christian, or non-religious, their visions of society range from wanting a secular or socialist state to an Islamic one. But these four women won't demonize one another or treat one another with disdain. They listen to one another's views and argue openly, without ever breaking the bond that unites them--and they laugh through it all. Deeply committed, these four women, together, are the living antithesis of political correctness. Amina, Safynaz, Shahenda and Wedad have not accomplished all their political goals; they are not complacent in their self-assessment. At the stage in life when one tries to make sense of it all, these four Egyptian women are not triumphant--they're joyful. In French with English subtitles
Emergency! : a critical situation by Tahani Rached( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and French and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shot at Pierre Boucher Hospital in Montreal, this takes us to the emergency room for an inside look at the working lives of ER nurses. Also reveals the mismanagement of a health-care system in the face of cutbacks and restructuring
For Man Must Work( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in French and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concentrating on situations in Canada, France and Mexico, this film shows how, as human resources are replaced more and more by technology, living and working conditions are deteriorating for many people. Features personal stories from people in Canada, France and Mexico whose work situations have been changed or replaced by technology; including commentary by various experts including such Vivianne Forrester, author of "The economic horror" and Jeremy Rifkin, American economist and author of "The end of work."
Beef, Inc. : fat profits and lean standards( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the practices of North American agribusiness giants related to livestock production
Miracle planet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For billions of years, life existed only in the Earth's oceans. But about 350 million years ago, some of those earliest life forms began to explore new frontiers on land. They could breath oxygen from the air and were able to support weight on land. Over the next hundred million years, these life forms would spread across the globe
Dead in the water by Neil Docherty( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the growing trend to privatize water resources in response to water shortages throughout the world
Miracle planet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There was a moment in Earth's history, about 250 million years ago, when all life nearly disappeared from the planet. Scientists now believe the cause was an eruption of the Earth's molten core that triggered global climate change. The resulting drop in oxygen levels allowed dinosaurs to rise to supremacy because of their respiratory systems. But in the Earth's continuing cycle of Extinction and Rebirth, they too would suffer a catastrophic end some 150 million years later."--Container
Miracle planet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planet Earth was born out of chaos and disaster - and completely by chance. Episode 1 transports us to this breathtaking genesis, the violent past that created the fragile conditions for life itself
In the shadow of Hollywood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the transformation of the world of cinema into huge entertainment complexes that overwhelm and overload our senses. Also addresses the dominance and motivations of the American film industry
Chile, obstinate memory by Patricio Guzmán( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film-maker Patricio Guzman returns to Chile 23 years after the events of September 1973, documented in his earlier film 'The Battle of Chile.' On that day, Salvador Allende's democratically elected government was overthrown in a coup by General Pinochet, and all memory of Allende's 'Popular Unity' government was obliterated. Guzman visits with his countrymen who experienced the coup first-hand (some of whom are seen in his earlier film.)
Clone Inc.( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the controversies surrounding the modern reproductive technology of cloning
Liberty street blues( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrates the rhythms of a unique cultural and musical tradition. On this tour of New Orleans, the birthplace of modern jazz, meet Michael White, university professor and clarinet player, as he takes his band through it paces and shares with us the soul of jazz
Jack Kerouac's road : a Franco-American odyssey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part documentary, part drama, this film presents the life and work of Jack Kerouac, an American writer with Québec roots who became one of the most important spokesmen for his generation. Intercut with archival footage, photographs, interviews and a careful reconstruction of the period, this film takes apart the heroic myth and even returns to the childhood of the author whose life and work contributed greatly to the cultural, sexual and social revolution of the 1960s
Black sugar : slavery from the African perspective( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shocking look at the living and working conditions of Haitian agricultural laborers in the Dominican Republic. Each year, some 20 000 workers cross the border to cut sugar cane, lured by promises of good money. Instead, they toil up to fourteen hours per day and live in unhealthy, cramped camps without running water, electricity, medical or educational facilities. (Awards: Montréal; Havana; Columbus.)
Ceci n'est pas Einstein by Catherine Fol( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In This Is Not Einstein, Catherine Fol's latest film, Pascale Montpetit portrays a young woman with a curious mind who embarks on a quest for discovery with Albert Einstein's writings as her guide. This documentary invites us to rediscover the wonder of childhood and our fascination with the riddles of the universe. Through amusing demonstrations and interviews with eminent scientists, the film shows the difficulty of explaining the universe with theories that only partially represent reality. Though our insight into nature is constantly growing, we can never hope for a total understanding. Astronomer Trinh Xuan Thuan reminds us that by questioning the most elemental things, inquisitive minds have made momentous discoveries."--NFB website (www.onf.ca)
Alias Will James by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in French and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Told through the books and letters of Will James, together with the accounts of two modern Canadian cowboys who have followed a similar path, the film traces young Dufault's journey from Quebec to the American West in the early years of the twentieth century, his huge success as an illustrator and novelist, and finally his tragic demise
Derrière le visible : rencontre Le Corbusier-Eric Michel, regard contemporain Franck Christen à La Tourette by Franck Christen( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Éric Michel artista francés

Eric Michel artiste français

Éric Michel Frans kunstenaar

Eric Michel französischer Künstler

Éric Michel French artist

أريك ميشيل فنان فرنسي

Languages
English (65)

French (33)

Spanish (12)

Arabic (4)