Du Art Video
Most widely held works by Du Art Video
The Lunch date ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A short film about a series of misunderstandings by a woman on a shopping trip. She eats lunch at a restaurant because a mishap at the subway station causes her to miss her train.
Finding Christa ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
A partly documentary film concerning an artist who leaves her three-year old daughter at a children's home. The daughter grows up to be a performing artist who, at the urging of her adoptive mother, seeks out the birth mother who gave her up.
The stagecoach journey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Rick Hamby, of Caulfield, Missouri, set out on March 24, 2001 to retrace the route of the Butterfield Overland Stagecoach from Springfield to Tombstone, Arizona. Ed Fillmer documented the journey.
Caught ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
"A mysterious drifter lands in a Jersey City fish shop and changes its owners' live forever ... Grateful for a chance at life off the street, Nick eagerly helps Joe at the shop and Betty around the house. But emotional entanglements ensue when Nick's role as Joe's "newfound son" competes with his growing desire for Betty. When Joe and Betty's son Danny moves back home and finds Nick installed in his old bedroom, his jealousy and rage explode, exposing the undertow of lust that threatens to tear apart his family and their dreams."--Container.
Alambrista! The illegal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Story of Roberto, who leaves his family and farm in Mexico to cross illegally into the United States in search of a better life.
Charleen, or, How long has this been going on ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Two films by Ross McElwee. Charleen follows the life of Charleen Swansea, a North Carolina poet and teacher. Backyard follows odd moments in a Southern town when the camera is turned on McElwee's friends and neighbors.
Suzanne Suzanne ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
A documentary film which focuses on the tense relationship between a young Black woman, Suzanne, a former drug addict, and her mother. Both were victims of the father's abusiveness.
A Day on the Grand Canal with the emperor of China, or, Surface is illusion but so is depth ( Visual )
in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
World famous artist David Hockney invites the viewer to join him on a magical journey down a 72-foot-long legendary 17th-century Chinese scroll. Hockney traces the Emperor Kangxi's grand tour of his southern domains. As Hockney compares this oriental masterpiece to a Canaletto painting, he teaches us the differences between Western and Eastern artistic perspective.
Take your bags ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"Camille Billops tells the story of African culture to her young companion, Keita. In Billops' witty, sardonic take on slavery, Africans were politely relieved of their 'baggage, ' only to discover, generations later, that the contents had been appropriated as icons of Western art."--June Givanni.
Older women and love ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Interviews with women who talk about love, love as they age, and love with younger partners.
Chuck Close and Larry Rivers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Two artists demonstrate their different techniques in drawing.
The First three years ( Visual )
in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Bosnia war crimes trial ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Atrocities that people thought had disappeared with World War II were suddenly front page news in the 1990's. Death camps, mass executions, deportations and the chilling term "ethnic cleansing" are synonymous with the war in the former Yugoslavia. So once again, international law was invoked to bring the criminals to justice. Contains archival footage of the concentration camps, war crimes trial proceedings, war crimes trial testimonies of victims of torture and former prisoners of war, and current interviews with former prisoners of war.
Stolen a film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Documentary exploring the theft of 13 priceless works of art from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.
Mayan voices American lives ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Mayan refugees from Guatemala, escaping political repression at home, have fled to the United States. In the last 10 years, 5,000-6,000 Mayas have settled in a small town of 3500 residents, Indiantown, Fla. Presents a picture of the adjustment problems to a new country and a different culture through interviews with the Indian refugees and other townspeople.
Robert Arneson ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Illustrates how Arneson uses self, expression, word and image to create art in clay and drawings and paintings.
Finding Christa ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A documentary film concerning an artist who leaves her three-year old daughter at a children's home. The daughter grows up to be a performing artist who, at the urging of her adoptive mother, seeks out the birth mother who gave her up.
The KKK Boutique ain't just rednecks ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
"A playful and surreal docu/fantasy that leads us through the underground levels of the KKK Boutique, which include racist fashion shows, stereotypical tableaux of 'others' and a sitcom-like contest where participants act out their repressed sexual fantasies."--Rob Walton.
The Best place to live ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A documentary about the changing lives and feelings of members of a Hmong community that has been living in Providence, Rhode Island for five years.
Charleen, or, How long has this been going on? ; Backyard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Charleen follows the life of Charleen Swansea, a North Carolina poet and teacher. Backyard follows odd moments in a Southern town when the camera is turned on McElwee's friends and neighbors.
Abused children Abused wives Abusive men Adopted children Adoption Adultery African American families African Americans--Race identity Alambrista! (Motion picture) America Art, African--Influence Artists California Child labor Children of artists Coaching (Transportation) Documentary films Documentary films Drama Emigration and immigration Experimental films Feature films Feature films Fillmer, Ed Heroin abuse Historical reenactments History Homeless persons Illegal aliens Imperial inspection tour of the South (Wang, Hui) Jealousy Love in old age Mexico Middle-aged women Migrant agricultural laborers Mothers and daughters Older women Painting, Chinese Rivers, Larry,--1925-2002 Scrolls, Chinese Short films Slavery--Psychological aspects Slavery--Social aspects Social history Swansea, Charleen Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States--Butterfield Overland Trail Video recordings--for the hearing impaired West (U.S.)
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