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Bernard, Sheila Curran

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School : the story of American public education by Sheila Curran Bernard( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published to coincide with the PBS special on public education, this collection of writings by the nation's most renowned historians of education chronicles the story of America's grand experiment in public education
Eyes on the prize by Julian Bond( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3 tell the story of America's civil rights years from 1954 to 1965; vols. 4-7 examine the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
Slavery by another name( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the United States ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force
School, the story of American public education( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of America's public school system
Documentary storytelling for film and videomakers by Sheila Curran Bernard( Book )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: As the market for documentaries expands, so does the challenge to create memorable, compelling films. Story and structure are the most important (and least expensive) tools available. This guide shows how to make stronger, more compelling documentaries through improved storytelling techniques. It offers a writerly perspective to filmmakers at every stage of production, from concept and treatment to shooting and postproduction. It is intended for the novice as well as the experienced filmmaker and is applicable to a wide variety of documentary styles and forms. Documentary Storytelling fills a critical void on the bookshelf, offering an in-depth guide to story and structure as they apply not to Hollywood screenplays but to documentary films. Story is what turns a subject or an idea into a film it's what keeps an audience watching a topic they might never have thought would interest them. Written for anyone working in documentary, this book offers practical advice for all stages of production. It's filled with real-world examples drawn from the author's own career and from the experiences of some of today's top documentarians. Offers in-depth analysis and tools for applying concepts of story and structure to documentary material. Interviews with well-known filmmakers give unique perspectives on nonfiction filmmaking. Covers a wide range of documentary style
Documentary storytelling : creative nonfiction on screen by Sheila Curran Bernard( Book )

38 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing on the narrative tools of the creative writer, the unique strengths of a visual and aural media, and the power of real-world content truthfully presented, Documentary Storytelling offers advice for producers, directors, editors, and cinematographers seeking to make ethical and effective nonfiction films, and for those who use these films to educate, inform, and inspire. Special interview chapters explore storytelling as practiced by renowned producers, directors, and editors"--Pub. website
Documentary storytelling : making stronger and more dramatic nonfiction films by Sheila Curran Bernard( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Documentary Storytelling is unique in offering an in-depth look at story and structure as applied not to Hollywood fiction, but to films and videos based on factual material and the drama of real life. With the growing popularity of documentaries in today's global media marketplace, demand for powerful and memorable storytelling has never been greater. This practical guide offers advice for every stage of production, from research and proposal writing to shooting and editing, and applies it to diverse subjects and film styles, from verite and personal narrative to archival histories and more." "Filled with real-world examples drawn from the author's career and the experiences of some of today's top documentarians, Documentary Storytelling includes special interview chapters with Ric Burns, Jon Else, Nick Fraser, Susan Froemke, Sam Pollard, Onyekachi Wambu and other film professionals. This second edition has been brought up to date with a more international focus, a look at lower-budget independent filmmaking, and consideration of newer films including Super Size Me, Murderball, So Much So Fast, and When the Levees Broke."--Jacket
Archival storytelling : a filmmaker's guide to finding, using, and licensing third-party visuals and music by Sheila Curran Bernard( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Archival Storytelling is a pragmatic guide to one of the most challenging issues facing filmmakers today: the use of images and music that belong to someone else. Where do producers go for affordable stills and footage? How do filmmakers evaluate the historical value of archival materials? What do verite producers need to know when documenting a world filled with rights-protected images and sounds? How do filmmakers protect their own creative efforts from infringement?" "Filled with advice and insight from filmmakers, archivists, film researchers, music supervisors, intellectual property experts, insurance executives and others, Archival Storytelling defines key terms - copyright, fair use, public domain, orphan works and more - and challenges filmmakers to become not only archival users but also archival and copyright activists, ensuring their ongoing ability as creators to draw on the cultural materials that surround them."--book jacket
Bad blood a cautionary tale( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary chronicles how a treatment for hemophilia was contaminated with deadly viruses and how pharmaceutical companies and government regulators handled the crisis
The common school, 1770-1890( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the development of a common system of tax-supported schools in America following the Revolution in order to mix people of different backgrounds and strengthen democracy. Tells of the influence of Thomas Jefferson, Noah Webster, Horace Mann, and others in this effort
Ain't gonna shuffle no more, 1964-1972( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video illustrates the pervasiveness of the black consciousness movement throughout the country in the mid-1960s and early 1970s. Describes the student movement at Howard University for black studies and explores the "coming of age" of black politicians and political activists through a description of the National Black Political Convention at Gary, Indiana
Two societies : 1965-1968( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the divisions that existed between blacks and whites in cities across America during the late 1960s. In south-central Los Angeles riots erupted in the predominantly black Watts neighborhood; in Chicago when protesters ventured into white neighborhoods, residents responded to the marchers with violence and eventually the marchers responded in kind; and, the 1967 uprising in Detroit where blacks and the police clashed on the city streets
The Ring of truth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Morrison takes viewers on a personal journey of the inner workings of science, inviting them to ask questions about the everyday experiences that lie behind scientific results
A Struggle for Educational Equality: 1950-1980( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how in the 1950's, America's public schools teemed with the promise of a new, postwar generation of students, over half of whom would go on to college. This program shows how impressive gains masked profound inequalities: seventeen states had segregated schools; 1% of all Ph. D.s went to women; and "separate but equal" was still the law of the land
Lift every voice( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video looks at the trials and triumphs of the first generation of African-American artists born into freedom, focusing on the contributions of this generation to the arts -- specifically, Bert Williams and George Walker in vaudeville; Oscar Micheaux in film; and the birth of jazz
Not a rhyme time( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the 1960's through the 1980's, African-American artists make inroads both in civil rights and in the performing arts. Focuses on artist Romare Bearden, poet Gwendolyn Brooks and the Black Arts Movement, and author Alice Walker
The bottom line in education, 1980 to the present( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how the 1983 report "Nation at Risk" damaged public confidence in America's school system and spurred attempts at educational reform. Looks at such things as vouchers, charter schools, and privatization as challenges to the historical concept of a common school
As American as public school( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the growth of cities increased school attendance and changed public education in America during the first half of the twentieth century. Looks at the ideas of John Dewey, the effects of IQ tests, the "life adjustment" curriculum, and Cold War politics on students
Eyes on the prize : America's Civil Rights Movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vols. 1-3: Depicts the story of America's civil rights years from 1954-1965. Vols. 4-8: Examines the new America from 1966 to 1985, from community power to the human alienation of urban poverty
School. the story of American Public Education( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how in the 1950's, America's public schools teemed with the promise of a new, postwar generation of students, over half of whom would go on to college. This program shows how impressive gains masked profound inequalities: seventeen states had segregated schools; 1% of all Ph. D.'s went to women; and "separate but equal" was still the law of the land
 
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School : the story of American public education
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Curran Bernard, Sheila

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Documentary storytelling for film and videomakersDocumentary storytelling : creative nonfiction on screenDocumentary storytelling : making stronger and more dramatic nonfiction filmsArchival storytelling : a filmmaker's guide to finding, using, and licensing third-party visuals and musicEyes on the prize : America's Civil Rights Movement