WorldCat Identities

Kopple, Barbara

Overview
Works: 142 works in 457 publications in 7 languages and 10,342 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Legal films  History  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Biographies  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Restager , Scenarist, Author, Interviewee, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Barbara Kopple
To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory Peck plays a southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece
Harlan County U.S.A. by Barbara Kopple( Visual )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 1,120 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
American dream by Arthur Cohn( Visual )

36 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American dream: After President Ronald Regan broke the air traffic controllers' strike in 1981, American corporations declared open season on organized labor. This Academy Award winner for best documentary in 1991 presents the true-life story of the 1985-1986 workers' strike against Geo. A. Hormel & Company in Austin, Minnesota. When Geo. A. Hormel & Company made $2 million in profits, then cut its workers' salaries by $2.00 an hour each, the workers had only one option: Go out on strike. This film is documents the workers efforts to retain these middle-class, blue-collar jobs from beginning to end
Addiction : a 14-part series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strives to break through the myths and explain what addiction really is, what causes it, and how to get the best available treatments
Shut Up & Sing : Dixie Chicks( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 807 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."
These amazing shadows( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in English and held by 631 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
Harlan County U.S.A. by Barbara Kopple( Visual )

61 editions published between 1976 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 1973 Kentucky coal miner's strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the union's national contract with the United Mine Workers of America
Running from crazy( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 269 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
Havoc by Alanis Morissette( Visual )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 260 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
A Century of women( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played and, most importantly, changed the course of American history. The documentary is woven into the story of a fictional family's reunion
Desert one( Visual )

4 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been called 'the most audacious, difficult, complicated rescue mission ever attempted.' This account uniquely blends emotion and bravado to tell the incredible tale of America's secret mission to free the hostages of the 1979 Iranian Revolution
Wild man blues by Barbara Kopple( Visual )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 207 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
Miss Sharon Jones!( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspirational story follows soul queen Sharon Jones during the most courageous year of her life as she battles life-threatening illness and triumphantly returns to center stage
Cinéma vérité : defining the moment by Peter Wintonick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Crisis, Lonely Boy, Chronicle of a Summer. You may not know these films, but you see their influences every day - in everything from TV news to music videos to Webcams. 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"--nfb.ca
Hot type : 150 years of The Nation( Visual )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vivid look at America's oldest continuously published weekly magazine. Centered through editor Katrina vanden Heuvel, as well as an impressive array of passionate writers, the film is a journey into the soul of American Journalism. With unfettered access and unfiltered honesty, it captures the day-to-day pressures and challenges of publishing a weekly magazine, as well as illuminating how the past continuously ripples through and shapes current events
Shut up & sing by Barbara Kopple( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the Dixie chicks, the top selling female band of all-time, through the now infamous anti-Bush comment made by the groups lead singer Natalie Maines in 2003. Follow the lives and careers of the Dixie Chicks over a period of three years during which they were under political attack and received death threats, while continuing to live their lives, have children, and make country music. At a time when the United States is fighting for democracy and freedom in another country, it raises questions about our own right to freedom of speech and the negative consequences it sometimes has
30 for 30( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 133 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
Addiction by James Franco( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experts discuss drug and alcohol addiction and explain how addiction is a treatable brain disease
Small steps : creating the High School for Contemporary Arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 104 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
To kill a mockingbird( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.03 for Kopple, Ba ... to 1.00 for Women's In ...)

Covers
HavocA Century of women
Alternative Names
Barbara Kopple Amerikaans filmproducente

Barbara Kopple Cineasta estadounidense

Barbara Kopple monteuse, productrice, réalisatrice et scénariste américaine

Barbara Kopple regista e produttrice cinematografica statunitense

Barbara Kopple US-amerikanische Filmregisseurin und Filmproduzentin

Барбара Коппл

ברברה קופל

باربارا كوپل

باربارا کاپل تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

코플, 바바라 1946-

バーバラ・コップル

芭芭拉·库珀

Languages