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Magic Lantern Communications Ltd

Overview
Works: 914 works in 981 publications in 1 language and 1,071 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Educational films  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Magic Lantern Communications Ltd
Letter from Wingfield farm by Dan Needles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one-man play describing the adventures and misadventures of Walt Wingfield, a stock broker turned farmer, whose eternal optimism is constantly challenged by the problems of life in the country as he tries to combine Bay Street corporate strategy with farming
The double shift( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on working women who must juggle priorities both inside and outside the home
Date rape : a question of trust( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fabric of this program is formed by accounts of rape as told by several young women. Young men and women talk about sex, rape, trust, responsability, the meaning of "no", and the angst of young women who, by nature of their gender, must always be circumspect in their relationships
Faces of culture( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features dramatic and unique film footage from around the world, embracing cultures from all continents, highlighting major lifestyles, and illustrating human adaptation from the beginnings of the human species to the present
Living and learning with FAS( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of FAS children at the preschool, primary and young adult levels. Topics for educators include: characteristics of FAS, assessment and diagnosis, the Infant Development Program in B.C., education planning, career and skills training. Also deals with parental concerns
Staying safe in bear country : [a behavioral-based approach to reducing risk] = En sécurité au pays des ours( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video provides information to help reduce human injuries and property damage from grizzly and black bears throughout North America. It will increase your knowledge of bear behavior and help you prevent bear encounters and attacks
Working in bear country : for industrial managers, supervisors, and workers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video is the consensus opinion of leading experts on working safely in grizzly and black bear country. Provides information to help reduce human injuries and property damage from grizzly and black bears throughout North America
How does science add to knowledge?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the classic Baconian or naive inductivist view that grew out of the Scientific Revolution and the challenges posed by Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn. Includes consideration of Kuhn's views about the role that paradigm theories play in scientific revolutions and commentary by contemporary philosophers, including W.V.O. Quine and Stephen Toulmin
L'âge de raison = The age of reason by Yann Samuell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an overview of some of the most important cultural and intellectual changes that occurred in Europe as the result of increased faith in the power of human reason
Playing and learning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally a college course based on the textbook The Developing Person by Kathleen Stassen Berger. Features information on how preschoolers think and compares the theories of Jean Piaget and Leo Vygotsky
One year later by Sheila Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We visit the disputed sacred land, the pines, and find out the Mohawk perspective on the Oka crisis. Interviews with Ellen Gabriel, Monique Landry and Andrew Delisle"--Container
Chemistry and the environment( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considers the challenges that the chemical world presents to chemists and society, as well as the risks and benefits, the problems and solutions that chemistry poses to our global environment. Highlights: the planet as a closed system, cost benefit idea, chemical waste dumps, methods of cleaning up, and waste reduction."--Magic Lantern Web site
Child development : stepping stones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the physical development of children during the play years. Between the ages of two and five, children's bodies slim down and elongate. Their gross and fine motor skills are much improved. Children at this age can dress themselves and demonstrate improved coordination
The Mole by N. W. H Cheetham( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With examples ranging from small laboratory tests to large scale industrial processes, Roald Hoffman shows how the concept of the mole is used by chemists to calculate precise amounts of reactants
Social institutions : religion, family and economics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Discussing the functions of social institutions in meeting society's needs and goals, this video examines religion, the family, and economic systems."--Insight Media website
Child development : stepping stones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the cognitive development that occurs during the first two years in life. This period of development is referred to in Piaget's cognitive theory as the sensorimotor stage. Students learn that it is at this time that babies learn about their world through their senses, by touching, feeling, hearing, and experiencing
Earth's seasons/Climates by Disney Educational Productions( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 1: Earth's seasons. Bill Nye explains the reasons for the different seasons, and shows why when it's winter in America, it's summer in Australia. Pt. 2: Climates. Bill explains how different climates are created and how they affect our planet. Using a flashlight and a basketball, he shows why the earth is warmer at the equator, then conducts a home experiment to show how to make it rain inside a jar. Nana Zolbrod for the University of Washington, Department of Forestry, takes to the woods to learn about past climates by studying core samples from ancient trees
The developing person( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the contexts and influences in human development. Explores some of the major theories from the study of psychology such as psychoanalytic theory, learning theory, behaviorism, and cognitive theory. The final segment introduces the life-span perspective, which considers that development occurs throughout the life span and not just in childhood
The man we called Juan Carlos by Heather MacAndrew( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life of Wenceslao Armira. A Mayan farmer from Guatemala, he later became a leader of guerilla troops and lost two of his children to death squads in 1984. His interaction with filmmakers for over 25 years raises questions of human rights and social justice
Storytelling by Teresa Toscano( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how story telling becomes more contemporary with a modernday theatre group. Also examined is the Anishnabe Training Centre, located in Ottawa
 
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