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Nature of Things, Secret Fears: Phobias
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 47 mins
This compassionate look at a wide variety of people who suffer from phobias and anxiety disorders shows the strides being made by different forms of therapy to help conquer these fears. We watch Michelle Krask of UCLA use cognitive behavioral therapy which encourages patients to confront their fear in a supportive...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 47 mins
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Nature of Things, Me, My Brain and I
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directed by James Heer, fl. 2002; produced by James Heer, fl. 2002, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
Bob thinks but doesn't feel. Christina feels but has trouble thinking. Virginia can neither think nor feel as she is pulled down into a spiral of darkness that zaps her very will to survive. Kent lives within a twenty-minute time span, unable to remember his past or plan for his future. Each of these people has ha...
directed by James Heer, fl. 2002; produced by James Heer, fl. 2002, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Nature of Things (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 54 mins
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Nuremberg
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directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie, Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 55 mins
A few months after the end of World War II, with the international community outraged at the excesses committed by Germany, trials against war criminals were convened in Nuremberg, the symbolic seat of Nazism. There was a series of twelve trials, but it was the first that was the most prominent. Top military and g...
directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie, Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 55 mins
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One of Five: Families Coping With Mental Disorders
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written by Justin Zimmerman, 1977-; produced by Justin Zimmerman, 1977- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
Here are inspiring portraits of five families, each caring for an emotionally handicapped, or alcohol-addicted member. The love the family members feel for their disabled relatives is evident, as the film shows the joy, as well as the burdens their care imposes. Gammi is an elderly African American woman with Alzh...
written by Justin Zimmerman, 1977-; produced by Justin Zimmerman, 1977- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 26 mins
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Passion & Fury: The Emotional Brain, Fear: The Emotional Brain
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directed by Wendy Trueman, fl. 2008; produced by Wendy Trueman, fl. 2008, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Passion & Fury: The Emotional Brain (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 43 mins
Fear is the most primal and powerful emotion, from its evolutionary origins in the involuntary fight-or-flight survival instinct, to its essential function as a learning tool today. A pilot tells how, as his plane was running out of fuel, his brain took control suppressing the panic that other passengers experienc...
directed by Wendy Trueman, fl. 2008; produced by Wendy Trueman, fl. 2008, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in Passion & Fury: The Emotional Brain (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 43 mins
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Pianists: Defining Chopin
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directed by Tomasz Magierski; produced by Tomasz Magierski (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
The International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw is an event that takes place every five years. It is the oldest and most prestigious piano contest in the world. This lively film follows four young American pianists from different ethnic backgrounds, through each stage of the grueling thirty- day- long competi...
directed by Tomasz Magierski; produced by Tomasz Magierski (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2009), 1 hour 27 mins
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Soul & Science: The Power of the Mind
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written by Thomas Breinholt; directed by Thomas Breinholt; produced by Thomas Breinholt (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 57 mins
It is well known that our minds affect our bodies, but this film gives dramatic examples, including scientific data, of people who recovered from debilitating physical and mental illnesses, including depression and post traumatic stress syndrome, without the aid of drugs. Researchers at established institutions in...
written by Thomas Breinholt; directed by Thomas Breinholt; produced by Thomas Breinholt (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2012), 57 mins
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Total Baby
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produced by Kate Davis, 1960- and Alyson Denny (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour 34 mins
How infants are reared is a reflection of the society into which they are born. Set within a historical context, Total Baby shows that in today's competitive society, parents are scrambling for programs that will give babies an advantage over their peers. This wry look at the extremes to which parents go - womb si...
produced by Kate Davis, 1960- and Alyson Denny (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1995), 1 hour 34 mins
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Toys
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directed by Richard Longley, fl. 1988; with Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Bryan Sutton-Smith, Howard Earl Gardner, 1943- and Jerome Kagan, 1929-; produced by Richard Longley, fl. 1988, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
To what extent do the toys that children play with affect their their attitudes and capabilities? Do boys' toys breed aggression while girls' toys breed passivity? Several noted psychologists address these questions, including Dr. Jerome Kagan and Prof. Howard Gardner of Harvard University, Prof. Bryan Sutton-Smit...
directed by Richard Longley, fl. 1988; with Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Bryan Sutton-Smith, Howard Earl Gardner, 1943- and Jerome Kagan, 1929-; produced by Richard Longley, fl. 1988, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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The Unquiet Death of Eli Creekmore
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produced by David Davis, 1948-, KCTS/TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
This is a powerful documentary on a brutal child abuse case. Through moving accounts by family members, teachers and doctors, we learn how a three-year-old was repeatedly mistreated by his father. A brutal beating when he refused to stop crying was the cause of his death. Eli's plight had not gone unnoticed. Over...
produced by David Davis, 1948-, KCTS/TV (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1988), 58 mins
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