Skip Elsheimer, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews Skip Elsheimer is the founder of A/V Geeks, a repository of 22,000 vintage educational films, and is the technical expert responsible for digitizing the film reels of D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles commercials found in the AdViews project. View the AdViews collection online: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews
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Magazine [Episode no. 9, January 28, 1976]
Interviewer: Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Part of the Diamonstein-Spielvogel Video Archive in the Duke University Libraries: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/dsva/ A news magazine format program that covers a variety of current topics. Macho women discusses how women are portrayed in movies and television; Historic preservation discusses the conflict in Louisville about destroying two old houses to make a parking lot. (VC 2111)
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Dying to be a Martyr
The Middle East conflict and terrorism are issues we hear about almost daily in the news. This lesson will use video clips from WIDE ANGLE's 'Suicide Bombers' (2004), Internet sites, and primary sources to examine the roots of the Middle East conflict. The video contains interviews with young Palestinians who participated -- or intended to participate -- in suicide bombings. These young Palestinians share the personal, religious, political and emotional reasons behind their participation in thes
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Oh My God, Mama King Is Dead
Divisiveness within the Black community. A Say Brother Special Presentation, Program 330 focuses on the death of Mrs. Alberta King, Sr. and what her death means to her family, the African American community, and the country. Host Gwen Dillard (Director of News and Public Affairs for television station ...
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Ben Lee comments on employment in Chinatown garment industry
Excerpt from the film 'From Spikes to Spindles' with Ben Lee, ILGWU representative (International Ladies Garment Workers' Union), on the reasons why Chinese American women are working in garment factories in New York City. There are 300 garment factories in the Chinatown area providing the largest single ...
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Black Solidarity Day 1972
Elinor Williams narrates a film on Black Solidarity Day 1972, commencing with a march from Blackstone Park in the South End.
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Eritrean People's Liberation Front
Excerpt from a British film on the Eritrea People's Liberation Front showing the tough training regime, and physical labor, expected of all soldiers.
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Mississippi Fred MacDowell
Excerpt from a film by Topper Carew on Mississippi Fred MacDowell about the blues musician acclaimed by his contemporaries, but commercially ignored. Includes performance footage of Mississippi Fred MacDowell.
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Ethnic history of Puerto Rico
Excerpt from the film 'Third World Connection' which discusses the history of Puerto Rican ethnicity.
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Saim Kinte recalls his first meeting witk Alex Haley
Following on the massive popularity and interest in Alex Haley's book and television miniseries Roots', The Gambia' focuses on three members of the Gambian Cultural Mission who met with Elma Lewis (Director of the National Center of Afro-American Artists) to discuss their participation: Siam Kinte (cousin of Alex Haley and a Gambian), Dr. Lenri Peters (medical doctor, Chairman of the Monuments and Relics Commission of Gambia and head of the cultural delegation to the United States), and Bakari S
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Sanola
Excerpt from the film Sanola, a black and white documentary film produced by Ed Pincus and Donald Neuman, and distributed by Cambridgeport Film Corporation. Living in poverty, Sanola (jokingly called 'X Jr.' by friends) talks about the various jobs he has held over the years including a tree surgeon, sawmill hand, and a soft shoe dancer.
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Berkeley Writers at Work: Linda Williams
Professor Linda Williams, Director of the Film Studies Program, is the author of "Hard Core: Power, Pleasure and the Frenzy of the Visible" and "Playing the Race Card: Melodramas of Black and White, from Uncle Tom to O.J. Simpson". She reads from her work and discusses her writing process. This event took place March 4, 2003 in the Morrison Library, UC Berkeley.
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Stopping Mass Atrocities: An International Conference on the Responsibility to Protect
The Failure of Humanity in Preventing Genocides Lieutenant General Roméo Dallaire led the United Nations peacekeeping mission to Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. Featured in the film Hotel Rwanda, he will discuss the tragedy and its personal and professional aftermath.
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Time Dilation - An Experiment With Mu-Mesons
TIME DILATION: an experiment with mu-mesons. This classic film documents an experiment done in 1963 the results of which can only be explained when one accepts the consequence that moving clocks run slow. This phenomenon is known as time dilation.
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"I Didn't Know Anything About Voting:" Fannie Lou Hamer On The Mississippi Voter Registration Campai
Fannie Lou Hamer, the last of 20 children and a Mississippi tenant farmer, leapt to national prominence during the 1964 Democratic National Convention, when she eloquently challenged Mississippi's segregated Democratic primary on national television. In 1962, she had become a leader of the African-American ...
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Film Scoring Introduction
Here is a series of lessons in film scoring for anyone who wants to create music for motion pictures but is not a musician.
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Sickness Unto Death I - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
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Terrorism: Suicide Terrorism - US Foreign Policy After 9/11
US Foreign Policy after 9/11 - Spring 2006. Lecture - Robert Pape, University of Chicago, Author of "Dying to Win: The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism."This course provides an opportunity to study and discuss issues and events having recent international impact and/or interest. The course will present a multidisciplinary perspective on specific subjects with the intent of linking students with the scholars and scholarship involved in understanding and explaining current international issues
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The Anti-Christ - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a ...
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The Gay Science 1 - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
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