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Moffitt Library (Berkeley, Calif.). Media Resources Center

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Works: 474 works in 550 publications in 1 language and 1,472 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Drama  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PR2802, 155.332
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Most widely held works by Moffitt Library (Berkeley, Calif.).
Party games : surviving a children's party( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How will future historians view the 2008 Summer Olympics? Will the Beijing games be viewed as a turning point in Chinese history? Or will they be seen as a spectacular façade concealing the intractability of Chinese leadership? Filmed during China's pre-Olympic fervor, this program follows citizens of varied ages and backgrounds as they help to shape China's inner workings and its image on the global stage. Viewers will meet a preteen gymnast exhausted from her Olympic training, a high school girl striving to join the Communist Party, a rural mayor up for reelection, and a famous artist who, because of his father's persecution under Mao, is uneasy about his role in designing the Olympic Stadium
Getting rich : the quest for wealth in China( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By embracing private enterprise, China has achieved the most rapid economic advance in history. But how much of its success is founded on the abuse and exploitation of workers? This program examines the rise of China's upper class, looking at new philosophies and business tactics that have created millionaires and billionaires in a once-collectivist society. Viewers are introduced to Zuo Zongshen, owner of the Zongshen Industrial Group and one of the richest men in China --as well as two of his factory employees, among the estimated 100 million Chinese who have left rural villages for low-wage urban jobs. Also studied: the nation's alarming rise in workplace injuries and its booming dot-com industry
Hip-Hop : Beyond Beats and Rhymes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the conceptualization of masculinity in hip-hop culture. Includes interviews with prominent rappers, music industry executives, and social critics
Richard M. Nixon: the Watergate tapes( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes twelve and one-half hours of excerpted Nixon White House tape conversations played in open court in the matters U.S. v Connally and U.S. v Mitchell, et. al. in 1974. Edited from 60 hours of recordings subpoenaed by the Watergate Special Prosecution Force
Ethnic Notions by Marlon T Riggs( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering more than one hundred years of United States history, traces the evolution of Black American caricatures and stereotypes that have fueled anti-Black prejudice. Loyal Toms, carefree Sambos, faithful Mammies, grinning Coons, savage Brutes and wide-eyed Pickaninnies roll across the screen in cartoons, feature films, popular songs, advertisements, household artifacts, even children's rhymes. These caricatures permeated popular culture from the 1820s to the Civil Rights era and implanted themselves within the American psyche
China from the inside( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first program in a series of four documentaries that surveys China through Chinese eyes to see how history has shaped them, and where the present is taking them. This first segment looks at how the Communist Party exerts control over 1.3 billion Chinese. Do village elections present a chance for people to take a share in power? Chinese people, from farmers to ministers, speak frankly about the problems the country faces and the ways forward
China from the inside( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The third program in a series of four documentaries that surveys China through Chinese eyes to see how history has shaped them, and where the present is taking them. This third segment looks at environmental issues in China. China is trying to feed 20 percent of the world's population on 7 percent of the world's arable land. A third of the world uses water from China's rivers. But rapid industrialization and climate change have led to bad air, polluted rivers and drought. Environmental activists, Party officials, academics and scientists are in a daily struggle over the damage to nature in China
China from the inside( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short documentaries about contemporary China, focusing on political life, women, environmental degradation, and intellectual freedom therein
Race : the floating signifier by Stuart Hall( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuart Hall, a renowned public speaker and teacher, presents a lecture on race and the meaning of racial signifiers (e.g., skin color) at Goldsmiths' College, New Cross, London. Weaving a compelling argument that includes a critical engagement with the work of Anthony Appiah and W.E.B. Du Bois, Hall concludes that because the meaning of race is never fixed but is dependent upon cultural context, it can be described as a "floating signifier." Begins with an interview of Hall by Sut Jhally
China from the inside( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women hold up half the sky, Mao said. Yet for centuries, their feet were bound and their horizons were narrow. Deprived of opportunities, China's women suffered terribly. Today, Chinese women are starting to witness changes. The young in the cities have opportunities unimaginable to their grandmothers, who survived the Great Leap Forward, and their mothers, who denounced parents and teachers in the Cultural Revolution. Yet for millions of women in rural China, change remains painfully slow
Unnatural causes. is inequality making us sick?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not just a paycheck: "Residents of Western Michigan struggle against depression, domestic violence and higher rates of heart disease and diabetes after the largest refrigerator factory in the country shuts down. Ironically, the plant is owned by a company in Sweden, where mass layoffs, far from devastating lives, are relatively benign because of government policies that protect and retrain workers."
Quiet rage : the Stanford prison study by Stanford University( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses a prison simulation experiment conducted in 1971 with students at Stanford University and considers the causes and effects that make prisons such an emotional issue. Documentary includes new film, flashback editing, follow-ups 20-years later, and an original music score; reveals the chronology of the transition of good into evil, of normal into the abnormal
Tough guise : violence, media, and the crisis in masculinity by Sut Jhally( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Systematically examine[s] the relationship between images of popular culture and the social construction of masculine identities in the United States at the dawn of the 21st century ... Argues that the widespread violence in American society needs to be understood as part of an ongoing crisis in masculinity"--Original DVD container
Unnatural causes : is inequality making us sick? by California Newsreel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In sickness and in wealth: What connections exist between healthy bodies, healthy bank accounts and skin color? Follow four individuals from different walks of life to see how their position in society, shaped by social policies and public priorities, affects their health
Homeland : four portraits of Native action by Roberta Grossman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of four battles in which Native American activists are fighting to preserve their land and culture. Gail Small leads the fight to protect the Cheyenne homeland in Montana from proposed methane gas wells that threaten to pollute the water and make the land unsuitable for farming or ranching. In Alaska, Evon Peter is fighting against efforts to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Mitchell and Rita Capitan have founded an organization of Eastern Navajo people in New Mexico, whose drinking water is threatened by proposed uranium mining. In Maine, Barry Dana is battling state government and the paper companies that have left his people unable to fish or swim in or harvest medicinal plants from the river on which they've depended for 10,000 years
Unnatural causes. is inequality making us sick?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth segment in a documentary series arguing that "health and longevity are correlated with socioeconomic status, people of color face an additional health burden, and our health and well-being are tied to policies that promote economic and social justice."
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's famous play which explores the calamitous consequences of an overwhelming passion. Octavius Caesar (later known as Augustus), Mark Antony, and Lepidus form a triumvirate to rule the Roman Empire. Antony will rule in the east and goes to Egypt, where he becomes the lover of Queen Cleopatra. When Pompey raises an army to fight the triumvirate, Antony returns to Rome and marries Caesar's sister, Octavia. Cleopatra becomes jealous and plans to win Antony back. Caesar breaks a deal with Pompey and defeats him. Antony sends Octavia home to Rome and goes back to Cleopatra, and in Egypt he raises an army and a navy to fight Caesar. Antony's forces lose a critical sea battle when Cleopatra's ship flees. Antony hears Cleopatra has committed suicide and falls on his own sword. Cleopatra is taken prisoner and kills herself
Unnatural causes. is inequality making us sick?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad sugar: "O'odham Indians, living on reservations in southern Arizona, have perhaps the highest rate of Type 2 diabetes in the world. Some researchers see this as the literal 'embodiment' of decades of poverty, oppression, and loss. A new approach suggests that communities may regain control over their health if they can regain control over their futures."
Unnatural causes. is inequality making us sick?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becoming American: "Recent Mexican immigrants tend to be healthier than the average American. But those health advantages erode the longer they've been here. What causes health to worsen as immigrants become American? What can we all learn about improved well-being from new immigrant communities?"
Miloš Forman : a bibliography of materials in the UC Berkeley Library( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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