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Filmmakers Collaborative (Waltham, Mass.)

Overview
Works: 20 works in 50 publications in 2 languages and 1,087 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Biography  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical television programs  History 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: F29.H15, 618.20233
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mass.) Filmmakers Collaborative (Waltham
Umm Kulthum : a voice like Egypt by Umm Kulthūm( Visual )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Arabic and English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the singer Umm Kulthūm, born a peasant at the turn of the century, who became a powerful symbol of the aspirations of her country. Based on the book: "The voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic song, and Egyptian society in the twentieth century" by Virginia Danielson
Six billion and beyond by Linda Harrar( Visual )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the issues of population growth and the issues surrounding it: reproductive health, overpopulation, and the environment in six nations: Mexico, Kenya, India, China, Italy, and the United States
At home in Utopia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the United Workers Cooperative Colony, aka the Coops, the most grass-roots and member-driven of the Jewish labor housing cooperatives, where many of the residents were Communists or sympathetic to the communist movement. Beginning as a stalwartly secular East European Jewish working class enclave, they were part of an international movement. This film bears witness to lives lived with courage across the barriers of race, nation, language, convention, and sometimes even common sense
The Mississippi, river of song : the grassroots of American music( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join folk-rock musician Ani DiFranco as she explores each bend in the Mississippi River, highlighting the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the 20th century. Hear live performances as well as intimate discussions with artists who thrive in America's clubs, churches, juke joints, and backyards, filmed live along the Mississippi River
A midwife's tale( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a frontier midwife, Martha Ballard, in Hallowell, Maine is reconstructed from her diary by historian Laurel Ulrich
The Mississippi River of Song : Southern fusion( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join folk-rock musician Ani DiFranco in a four part film series filmed live along the Mississippi River, highlighting the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the 20th century. In this third segment from from La Center, Kentucky to Jackson, Mississippi, the music gets louder as the river flows South. Memphis forged the sounds of rockabilly and soul. In the Mississippi Delta, music is still deeply rooted in the soil. Secular music styles come back to the blues, and gospel is at its most heartfelt and powerful
The Mississippi River of Song : Louisiana, where music is king( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join folk-rock musician Ani DiFranco in a four part film series filmed live along the Mississippi River, highlighting the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the 20th century. This fourth segment covers music from from Natchez, Mississippi to Delacroix Island in the Gulf of Mexico. In the bayous of Louisiana, country and blues come together with French styles, creating the potent dance rhythms of Cajun and zydeco. The streets of New Orleans resound with the rhumba-influenced rhythm and blues and generations of jazz horns
The Mississippi River of Song : Midwestern crossroads( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join folk-rock musician Ani DiFranco in a four part film series filmed live along the Mississippi River, highlighting the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the 20th century. This second segment from from Galena, Illinois to Ste. Genevieve, Missouri is where North and South meet and the rougher, rural styles come face to face with big city sophistication. Old-time country and blues are honed and polished into bluegrass, rock n' roll and true soul music
The Mississippi River of Song : Americans old and new( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join folk-rock musician Ani DiFranco as she explores each bend in the Mississippi River, highlighting the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the 20th century. Hear live performances as well as intimate discussions with artists who thrive in America's clubs, churches, juke joints, and backyards, filmed live along the Mississippi River. In part 1, the northern section is the melting pot of Acoustic music, polka, R & B, punk, and alternative rock
A jumpin' night in the Garden of Eden by Michal Goldman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows these two klezmer bands both in performance and in the process of re-discovering this traditional music through its Yiddish, Eastern European, and early 20th Century American roots
Tupperware! by Laura Kahn-Leavitt( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rare archival footage of Tupperware parties, annual Tupperware Jubilees, and home movies are interwoven with the thoughtful, often humorous recollections of Tupperware salespeople and executives who experienced firsthand the company's meteoric rise."--container
Americans old and new( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-part series filmed live along the Mississippi River, highlighting the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the 20th century. This first segment from Minnesota to Douds, Iowa covers the northern section of the river which is truly the contemporary American melting pot, full of acoustic music, polka, rhythm and blues, punk and alternative rock
The Mississippi River of song : a Mississippi series on contemporary music along the Mississippi River( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A PBS online program, which features the Mississippi River of Song Project, a Smithsonion Institution series for public television and radio. Explores American music and musicians along the Mississippi River. Includes artist biographies and offers a teacher's guide with activities
Louisiana, where music is king : Natchez, Mississippi to Delacroix Island in the Gulf of Mexico( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join folk-rock musician Ani DiFranco in a four part film series filmed live along the Mississippi River, highlighting the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the 20th century. This fourth segment covers music from from Natchez, Mississippi to Delacroix Island in the Gulf of Mexico. In the bayous of Louisiana, country and blues come together with French styles, creating the potent dance rhythms of Cajun and zydeco. The streets of New Orleans resound with the rhumba-influenced rhythm and blues and generations of jazz horns
The Mississippi, river of song( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From an Ojibwe powwow in northern Minnesota to the bandstands of New Orleans, narrator Ani DiFranco takes us on a journey exploring the richness and vitality of American music, including live performances as well as intimate discussions with the artists who perform in the clubs, churches, juke joints and backyards of the Mississippi River Valley
Southern fusion( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join folk-rock musician Ani DiFranco in a four part film series filmed live along the Mississippi River, highlighting the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the 20th century. In this third segment from from La Center, Kentucky to Jackson, Mississippi, the music gets louder as the river flows South. Memphis forged the sounds of rockabilly and soul. In the Mississippi Delta, music is still deeply rooted in the soil. Secular music styles come back to the blues, and gospel is at its most heartfelt and powerful
Louisa May Alcott : an NEH planning proposal by Nancy W Porter( Book )

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

Umm Kulthåum : a voice like Egypt( Visual )

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

Documentary about the singer Umm Kulthåum, born a peasant at the turn of the century, who became a powerful symbol of the aspirations of her country. Based on the book: "The voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic song, and Egyptian society in the twentieth century" by Virginia Danielson
Midwestern crossroads( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A four part film series filmed live along the Mississippi River, highlighting the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the 20th century. This second segment from Galena, Illinois to Ste. Genevieve, Missouri is where North and South meet and the rougher, rural styles come face to face with big city sophistication. Old-time country and blues are honed and polished into bluegrass, rock n' roll and true soul music
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1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary about singer Umm Kulthum, born a peasant at the turn of the century, who became a powerful symbol of the aspirations of her country. Based on the book: "The voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic song, and Egyptian society in the twentieth century" by Virginia Danielson
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Mississippi, river of song : the grassroots of American music The Mississippi River of Song : Louisiana, where music is king Louisiana, where music is king : Natchez, Mississippi to Delacroix Island in the Gulf of Mexico The Mississippi, river of song
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The Mississippi River of Song : Southern fusionThe Mississippi River of Song : Louisiana, where music is kingThe Mississippi River of Song : Midwestern crossroadsThe Mississippi River of Song : Americans old and newTupperware!Americans old and newLouisiana, where music is king : Natchez, Mississippi to Delacroix Island in the Gulf of MexicoThe Mississippi, river of song
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English (38)

Arabic (11)