WorldCat Identities

Kopple, Barbara

Works: 82 works in 296 publications in 5 languages and 8,311 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Drama  Nonfiction films  History  Documentary television programs  Television cop shows  Television programs  Biographical films  Biography  Catalogs 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: RC564, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Barbara Kopple
Most widely held works by Barbara Kopple
Harlan County U.S.A. by Barbara Kopple( Visual )

52 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1973 Harlan County, Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America when the miners joined the union
Shut up & sing Dixie Chicks by Dixie Chicks (Musical group)( Visual )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows The Dixie Chicks, the top-selling female band ever, from the time of lead singer Natalie Maines infamous anti-Bush statement in 2003 through the triumphant release of their 2006 "comeback" album, "Taking the Long Way."
American dream by John K Roth( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and German and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the night: "More than a million Jewish children died in the Holocaust. This brief film is the result of a world-wide search for archival material showing some of these children. The footage we discovered - in the U.S.A., Israel, Britain, France and Germany - was often in extremely poor condition and always silent. It reveals the barest trace of what was lost"--Title screen
These amazing shadows( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the history and importance of the National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and the American experience itself
A Century of women( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second of three programs in a series that tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played, and changed the course of American history. This program looks at women's efforts to shape their own destinies and establish a system of justice for not only themselves, but for all Americans. Issues range from Margaret Sanger's crusade to provide all women a means of birth control to the Women's Liberation Movement. Includes comments from Erica Jong, Gloria Steinem, Grace Slick, Shere Hite, Barbara Boxer, and Joan Baez
Havoc by Barbara Kopple( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of wealthy Los Angeles teenagers try to become part of the 'gangsta' lifestyle but soon run into trouble when they come face to face with a real gang of Latino drug dealers
Running from crazy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary examines the personal journey of Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of writer Ernest Hemingway, as she strives for a deeper understanding of the suicide and mental iillness that have afflicted so many of her family members. Intimate verité footage and raw, emotional interviews with Mariel and her daughter are interwoven with rarely seen archival footage of the three Hemingway sisters and their parents
Wild man blues( Visual )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Woody Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band on a whirlwind tour of Europe while uncovering Allen offstage as well
Addiction a 14-part series by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experts discuss drug and alcohol addiction and explain how addiction is a treatable brain disease. Contains the original 90-minute documentary broadcast on television in 2007 plus over five hours of additional material
Cinema verite by Peter Wintonick( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 179 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
30 for 30( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unmatched: "No individual sports rivalry can boast the same intensity and impact as that of Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. But even more remarkable is what happened off the court, where they formed a strong and lasting friendship, bonding them to this day."--Container
Small steps : creating the High School for Contemporary Arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow students, staff and parents through the first four years of the High School for Contemporary Arts, an experimental "small school" housed within one of the most dangerous schools in the Bronx
A century of women( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First of three programs in a series that tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played, and changed the course of American history. This program deals with the struggle of women trying to balance work, marriage and motherhood. For many women in the early 1900s, the balancing act of labor and love was a matter of life or death. Presents stories of women as wives, mothers, and workers, from the founders of the PTA to the early union leaders and First Ladies. Includes comments by Betty Friedan and Congresswoman Pat Schroeder
Out of darkness the mine workers' story by Larry Elikann( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical film footage and photographs are integrated with first-hand accounts of United Mine Workers history and of the recent battle with the Pittston Coal Group
Fallen champ the untold story of Mike Tyson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through rare footage and execlusive interviews the movie features the controversial story of Mike Tyson from juvenile to international hero, to convicted raptist
Espn films 30 for 30( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yankees remain the most successful team in American sports history. Behind George M. Steinbrenner, a man who with his passing in July 2010 proved to be as iconic to the team as its pinstripes, the Yankees restored their storied sports stature with seven World Championships. Through all the ups and downs of his reign, 'The Boss' managed to link the legends and legacy of Yankees past to Yankees present. Barbara Kopple documents an historic moment of transition for the team
Unmatched The house of Steinbrenner ; Into the wind( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Into the wind: Three years after having his right leg amputated six inches above the knee, Terry Fox set out to spread awareness and raise funds for cancer research by running across Canada. Anonymous at the start of his journey, Fox steadily captured the heart of a nation with his marathon of hope. After 143 days and two-thirds of the way across Canada, Fox's journey came to an abrupt end when newly discovered tumors took over his body. Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash shares Fox's incredible story of hope
Homicide, life on the street( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considered the most realistic cop drama ever aired, Homicide: Life on the Street gives viewers a unique cops'-eye view of one of the most challenging jobs imaginable"--Container
30 for 30( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without Bias: "When rising superstar Len Bias dropped dead two days after being selected as the second overall pick in the 1986 NBA draft, he forever altered our perception of casual drug use... Director interviews Bias' closest teammates, friends and family in an effort to determine exactly what happened on that fateful night."--Container
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A Century of women
Alternative Names
Barbara Kopple American film/documentary director

Barbara Kopple Amerikaans filmproducente

Barbara Kopple regista e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Barbara Kopple US-amerikanische Filmregisseurin und Filmproduzentin

Барбара Коппл

باربارا کاپل تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی



HavocA century of women