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Non Fiction Films Inc

Overview
Works: 121 works in 170 publications in 1 language and 6,943 library holdings
Genres: History  Animated films  Drama  Biography  Documentary television programs  Children's films  Documentary films  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Non Fiction Films Inc
 
Most widely held works by Non Fiction Films Inc
The War of 1812 by A. & E. Television Networks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first episode, "First invasion : the War of 1812," depicts how only 30 years after winning the independence, the upstart United States waged another war with Great Britain. Motivated by the high-seas capture of American sailors and the desire to annex Canadian lands, President Madison declared war. Thanks to the aim of a lone sniper, the skill of Andrew Jackson, the fortitude of the people of Baltimore, and the events of September 11, 1814, America would triumph again, ensuring the survival of the fledgling nation. "Save our history: The Star-Spangled Banner" recaptures the events that led Francis Scott Key to write the song which would become our national anthem. This song was written at the Battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812
Susan B. Anthony : rebel for the cause( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Susan B. Anthony who fought for women's rights, especially the right to vote. Combining archival photographs with dramatic recreations and interviews, shows how Anthony endured threats and ridicule for her efforts to reform unfair laws that governed women
Pocahontas by Walt Disney( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocahontas: native American princess, ambassador, stateswoman, peacemaker, visionary, and friend. An intimate portrait of a remarkable young woman whose brief life left an indelible mark on a fledgling nation
Cleopatra : destiny's queen by Monte Markham( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world
Thomas Jefferson : philosopher of freedom by Adam Friedman( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public life of Jefferson was exemplary, but his private life was flawed
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris
Border war : the battle over illegal immigration( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human and drug trafficking across the border between the United States and Mexico has been called the illegal immigration invasion. The lives of five individuals affected by the rise in illegal immigration are documented
Biography the first conquistador( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mention the name Ponce de León, and most people will recall his futile search for the mythical Fountain of Youth. But there is far more to the life of the great explorer ... Ponce de León gained fame when he voyaged to the Americas with Columbus in the 16th century. There, he discovered Florida and served as Puerto Rico's first governor"--Slipcase
Going Upriver : The Long War of John Kerry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take an extraordinary inside look at character and moral leadership during a time of national crisis. Delves into the life of John Kerry and focuses on the key events that made him a national figure and the man he is today. Particular emphasis is placed on his bravery during the Vietnam War and his courageous opposition to the war upon his return. The story of an American generation that came of age in the tumultuous '60s and that has now come to national leadership at the beginning of a new century, when issues of war and morality once again hold center stage
The pirate ships( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses piracy during its height in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Describes pirate vessels and their operation. Tells the stories of several famous pirates, including Sir Francis Drake, Captain William Kidd, Blackbeard, and Bartholomew Roberts (Black Bart)
Andrew Jackson : a man for the people( Visual )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Jackson took office in 1828 as President of the United States building on a reputation for leadership earned in battle during the War of 1812. Known as "Old Hickory", he came from Tennessee
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris
Cochise County, USA : cries from the border( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cochise County, Arizona has only 130,000 residents, yet was the crossing point for more than 235,000 illegal immigrants in 2004. The movie documents the toll this takes on the local community, the environment and on the immigrants themselves
Hellhounds on my trail : the afterlife of Robert Johnson by Robert Johnson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heartfelt tribute to the influential and legendary bluesman Robert Johnson. Includes commentary about the man and his music, along with musical performances which took place in Cleveland, Ohio during a week long group of events dedicated to the artist
The aircraft carriers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's nuclear-powered aircraft carriers are the most powerful warships ever. Capable of remaining at sea for over a million miles at a time, they can easily reach any corner of the globe to deploy their incredible arsenal
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the eccentric American statesman, Benjamin Franklin
The Galleons( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Galleons tells the story of how the legendary Sir Francis Drake helped develop the swift "Race-Built Galleon" which proved its superiority in the defeat of the Spanish Armada. This program provides a unique look at these versatile ships and how they shaped the world
The whalers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come discover the rich history the United States has in the whaling industry. See the huge ships and learn how the whalers worked and lived on the ships. How the whalers and their families survived during their long periods of separation while their husbands and fathers were out to sea. This program takes you on a facinating journey back in time and tracks the history of the United States whaling industry
The Clippers( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See the magnificent clipper ships that were build for speed to transport people and merchandise to and from the United States. Discover what went into the design and construction of these large merchant ships. Learn more about the shipmasters and the sailors that worked for them. With its sails fully set the sight of a clipper ship was and still is a sight to thrill the soul. This program takes you on a facinating journey back in time and tracks the history of the United States and the clipper ships
Choosing sides : I remember Vietnam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To protest or remain silent. To face jail or possible death. To desert or enlist. This is a compelling look back at an era defined by conflict and controversy, capturing the mood of the nation through the stories of individuals. Hear from a priest who sheltered draft dodgers in his church, an African-American man forced to choose between enlistment and informing on the Black Panthers, and a West Point graduate who found a home in the peace movement. Their stories, and those of many others, are juxtaposed with extensive archival footage and an evocative sixties soundtrack
 
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