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Kopple, Barbara

Overview
Works: 113 works in 289 publications in 4 languages and 9,327 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Legal films  Documentary television programs  History  Biographical films  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Kopple
Harlan County U.S.A. by Barbara Kopple( Visual )

50 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 1,701 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
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee( Visual )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 1,609 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
Shut Up & Sing : Dixie Chicks by Dixie Chicks (Musical group)( Visual )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 989 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."
Addiction : a 14-part series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 972 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
These amazing shadows( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 596 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
American dream by Best Sellers of America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 518 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
American dream by John K Roth( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true-life story of a workers strike in Austin, Minn. When the company they worked for made 2 million in profits and then cut their salary by $2 an hour, they had only one option: strike
A Century of women( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 293 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
Havoc( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 252 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 )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 250 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 )

36 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 222 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
Cinéma vérité : defining the moment( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 172 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 )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 139 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 HBO Video( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 129 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 119 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
Hot type : 150 years of The Nation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 71 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
A century of women( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 70 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
A century of women( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 70 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 51 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 50 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 rapist
 
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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

バーバラ・コップル

芭芭拉·库珀

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