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Hurwitz, Tom

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Most widely held works by Tom Hurwitz
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians by Public Broadcasting System (U.S.)( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached
The Queen of Versailles( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the epic dimensions of a Shakespearean tragedy, The Queen of Versailles follows billionaires Jackie and David Siegel's rags-to-riches story. We open on the triumphant construction of the biggest house in America - a sprawling, 90,000-square-foot mansion inspired by Versailles. But when the economic crisis brings progress to a halt and undermines their empire, their over-the-top lifestyle must change dramatically. "Masterful. A wickedly funny allegory for the American dream." The Washington Post
Valentino : the last emperor by Matt Tyrnauer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An intimate fly-on-the-wall exploration of the singular world of one of Italy's most famous men and provides a first-time glimpse into Valentino's world of bygone glamour. The film documents the colorful and dramatic closing act of the fashion icon's celebrated career, tells the story of his extraordinary life and work, and also explores the larger themes affecting the fashion business today. But at the very heart of the film is the unique relationship between Valentino and his business partner and companion of 50 years, Giancarlo Giammetti. The resulting non-fiction film is a portrait of an extraordinary partnership - the longest running in fashion - and is a story about a master confronting the final act of his celebrated career"--Kanopy
Ghosts of Abu Ghraib by Rory Kennedy( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with perpetrators, witnesses, and victims examining the abuses that occurred in the fall of 2003 at the notorious Iraqi prison. Probes the psychology of how typical American men and women came to commit these atrocious acts
Imaginary witness : Hollywood and the Holocaust by Daniel Anker( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, Sidney Lumet and other prominent filmmakers and historians, IMAGINARY WITNESS examines Hollywood's attitude towards one of the most horrific events in world history. Using rare newsreel footage as well as gripping clips from over forty films, this award-winning documentary explores how filmmakers and popular culture have portrayed the Holocaust over the past 60 years
Benjamin Franklin by Jean Antoine Houdon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Franklin's life from humble beginnings to fame as a scientist, founding father, and America's first diplomat to France
Dancemaker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Paul Taylor, pioneer of 20th century modern dance. Features interviews with Taylor and company members. Includes excerpts from: Espanade; Company B; Polaris; 3 epitaphs; Events II, Epic, and Duet from 7 new dances; Scudorama; Aureole; Airs; Cloven kingdom; Last look; Musical offering; Offenbach overtures; Eventide; Piazzola caldera
Our brand is crisis by Rachel Boynton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows James Carville, Jeremy Rosner and a team of political consultants as they launch a media-savvy campaign for Bolivian presidential candidate Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada. With unprecedented access to think sessions, media training and the making of smear campaigns, witness a shocking example of America 'spreading democracy' overseas and its earth-shattering aftermath."--Container
Pandemic : facing AIDS( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This theatrical version of the HBO series takes us around the globe to reveal stories of people who have been touched by AIDS: James (Uganda), a seven-year-old orphan who is taking care of his little sister Jessica; Sergei and Lena (Russia), young parents whose previous drug use has left them HIV-positive; Nagaraj and Bhanu (India), a young family facing life with AIDS in a small village, Alex (Brazil), a 27-year-old gay man who is trying to rebuild his health and get back to living a full and productive life; and Lek (Thailand), a former sex worker
Magician : the astonishing life and work of Orson Welles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. Orson Welles's life was magical: a musical prodigy at age ten, a director of Shakespeare at fourteen, a painter at sixteen, a star of stage and radio at twenty, romances with some of the most beautiful women in the world, including Rita Hayworth
Music from the inside out by Daniel Anker( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the magic and mystery of music through the stories, passions, and artistry of the 105 musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Filmed over a period of five years on three continents, the main character of this film is "Music" itself. Incorporating a blend of well-loved musical works--including classical, jazz, bluegrass, salsa, and world music the film features one of the most eclectic soundtracks of any recent documentary
Liberty! : the American Revolution by Thomas Fleming( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Liberty! is an exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. This critically acclaimed six-hour series chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war, and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today"--Container
Dancing across borders by Anne H Bass( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man from Cambodia, Sokvannara Sar, is given a chance to fulfill his dreams when he is brought to the United States to audition for the prestigious School of American Ballet
Dancer by Sergei Polunin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ukrainian-born "bad boy of ballet" Sergei Polunin became the Royal Ballet's youngest ever principal dancer at age 19. But two years later - at the height of his success - he walked away from it all, resolving to give up dance entirely. Steven Cantor's Dancer tracks the life of this iconoclastic virtuoso, from his prodigal beginnings in the Ukraine to his awe-inspiring performances in the U.K., Russia, and eventually the U.S., where he went viral after David LaChapelle filmed him dancing to Hozier's "Take Me to Church." Yet beyond celebrating the raw talent and wild ambition of Polunin, Dancer considers how wealth and success may not be enough when it comes to finding personal and professional identity."--Container
American photography : a century of images by Ronald H Blumer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the pictures we have taken and where they have taken us. The series traces the profound effect photographs have had on American life-- influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in the matters of life and death, medicine, science, and war
Koch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Former Mayor Ed Koch was the quintessential New Yorker. Ferocious, charismatic, and hilariously blunt, Koch, who died in February 2013 at the age of 88, ruled New York from 1978 to 1989--a down-and-dirty decade of grit, graffiti, near-bankruptcy and rampant crime... The tumult of his three terms included a fiercely competitive 1977 election; an infamous 1980 transit strike; the burgeoning AIDS epidemic; landmark housing renewal initiatives; and an irreparable municipal corruption scandal. Through candid interviews and rare archival footage, Koch thrillingly chronicles the personal and political toll of running the world's most wondrous city in a time of upheaval and reinvention"--Container
¡Yo soy Boricua, pa'que tu lo sepas! = I'm Boricua, just so you know!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie Perez explores the complex history between Puerto Rico and the United States. It begins with the vibrant celebration of the Puerto Rican Day Parade and lingers with Perez's deeply personal perspective. The themes of family, language, and racism are put into historical perspective as the film uncovers the side of Puerto Rico absent from U.S. history books
Sister Rose's Passion by Oren Jacoby( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and career of Sister Rose Thering, a Roman Catholic Dominican nun and educator. Focuses especially on her efforts to combat antisemitism in the Catholic Church, including her influence on the "Nostra Aetate" Declaration adopted during the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council
Merton a film biography of Thomas Merton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a study of the life of Thomas Merton, Trappist monk, author, philosopher, and activist, drawing upon archival film, still photographs, interviews, and readings from Merton's writings
Watermarks by Yaron Zilberman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the surviving members of the Viennese Hakoah sports club women's swim team, a world-dominating competitor in the 1930s. The club was eventually shut down during Hitler's reign, though all the women managed to escape capture. Combines historical footage and contemporary interviews to reconnect the women's lives and memories
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