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The Invisible Father
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directed by Thérèse Heliczer; produced by Marisabina Russo and Thérèse Heliczer, a la mode productions (Seattle, WA: a la mode productions, 2022), 57 mins
In the 1960s, beat poet and experimental filmmaker Piero Heliczer helped shape New American Cinema, and was enmeshed with iconic filmmaker Andy Warhol and The Velvet Underground at the very start of their careers. Through interviews with family and friends, found photos, and archival footage, Piero’s daughter, T...
directed by Thérèse Heliczer; produced by Marisabina Russo and Thérèse Heliczer, a la mode productions (Seattle, WA: a la mode productions, 2022), 57 mins
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PBS NewsHour, New Novel Imagines How Memories Can Be Accessed And Reviewed By Ourselves And Others
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2022), 6 mins
Imagine a beautiful cube in which you can store all your memories, allowing access to them whenever you want. But there is a tradeoff. Others can access it, or, in a sense, you. Jennifer Egan has dreamed up this nonexistent technology in her new novel, "The Candy House." Jeffrey Brown talks to the Pulitzer Prize-w...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2022), 6 mins
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Poetry in America, 1, The Wound-Dresser
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directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 25 mins
Explore Walt Whitman’s “The Wound-Dresser,” set in the battlefield infirmaries and operating theaters of 1860s Washington, D.C. Actor David Strathairn, playwright Tony Kushner, composer Matthew Aucoin, opera star Davóne Tines, physician-writers Rafael Campo and Abraham Verghese, and historian Drew Faust joi...
directed by Elisa New, fl. 2018; presented by Elisa New, fl. 2018; produced by Verse Video Education, in Poetry in America, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 25 mins
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Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time
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directed by Don Argott, 1972- and Robert Weide, 1959-; produced by Robert Weide, 1959-, Whyaduck Productions, Inc.; interview by Robert Weide, 1959- (New York, NY: IFC Films, 2021, originally published 2021), 2 hours 6 mins
Experience the extraordinary life of author Kurt Vonnegut, through the 25-year friendship with the filmmaker who set out to document it.
directed by Don Argott, 1972- and Robert Weide, 1959-; produced by Robert Weide, 1959-, Whyaduck Productions, Inc.; interview by Robert Weide, 1959- (New York, NY: IFC Films, 2021, originally published 2021), 2 hours 6 mins
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Letters to Eloisa
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directed by Adriana Bosch, 1956- and Maria Bures, fl. 2021; produced by Latino Public Broadcasting and Bosch and Co. (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 54 mins
Based on correspondence with his sister in exile, Letters to Eloisa recounts the life of Cuban literary great José Lezama Lima, author of a homoerotic novel, Paradiso, and the story of his silencing by the Cuban revolutionary government.
directed by Adriana Bosch, 1956- and Maria Bures, fl. 2021; produced by Latino Public Broadcasting and Bosch and Co. (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 54 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Poet Amanda Gorman On How She Prepared For Inauguration Day
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presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
The poet who will carry on a tradition and present her new work, "The Hill We Climb" at the inauguration this week is already quite accomplished at the age of 22. Jeffrey Brown talked to Amanda Gorman to learn more, as part of our ongoing arts and culture series, "CANVAS."
presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
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American Masters, Flannery
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directed by Elizabeth Coffman, fl. 2011 and Mark Bosco, fl. 2019; produced by Ted Hardin, fl. 2004, Elizabeth Coffman, fl. 2011 and Mark Bosco, fl. 2019, Long Distance Educational Media, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 37 mins
Explore the life and work of author Flannery O’Connor, whose distinctive Southern Gothic style influenced a generation of artists and activists. Through never-before-seen archival footage, examine the legacy of an American literary icon.
directed by Elizabeth Coffman, fl. 2011 and Mark Bosco, fl. 2019; produced by Ted Hardin, fl. 2004, Elizabeth Coffman, fl. 2011 and Mark Bosco, fl. 2019, Long Distance Educational Media, in American Masters (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 37 mins
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Ernest Hemingway, A Writer (1899-1929)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, 1962-; produced by Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films and WETA-TV; performed by Jeff Daniels, 1955-, in Ernest Hemingway (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 57 mins
Hemingway, yearning for adventure, volunteers for the Red Cross during World War I. He marries Hadley Richardson and moves to Paris, publishes The Sun Also Rises and finds critical and commercial success with his novel, A Farewell to Arms.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, 1962-; produced by Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films and WETA-TV; performed by Jeff Daniels, 1955-, in Ernest Hemingway (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 57 mins
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Ernest Hemingway, The Avatar (1929-1944)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, 1962-; produced by Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films and WETA-TV; performed by Jeff Daniels, 1955-, in Ernest Hemingway (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 46 mins
Hemingway, having achieved a level of fame rarely seen in the literary world, settles in Key West with Pauline Pfeiffer but can’t stay put for long. He reports on the Spanish Civil War and begins a tempestuous romance with Martha Gellhorn.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, 1962-; produced by Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films and WETA-TV; performed by Jeff Daniels, 1955-, in Ernest Hemingway (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 46 mins
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Ernest Hemingway, The Blank Page (1944-1961)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, 1962-; produced by Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films and WETA-TV; performed by Jeff Daniels, 1955-, in Ernest Hemingway (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 43 mins
Hemingway follows the Army as they advance through Europe. Afterwards he tries to start a life with Mary Welsh but is beset with tragedies. He publishes The Old Man and the Sea to acclaim but is overcome by his declining mental condition.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953- and Lynn Novick, 1962-; produced by Sarah Botstein, 1972-, Lynn Novick, 1962- and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films and WETA-TV; performed by Jeff Daniels, 1955-, in Ernest Hemingway (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 43 mins
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