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Modern Marvels, Season 12, Episode 70, Statue Of Liberty
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produced by Andy Thomas, in Modern Marvels, Season 12, Episode 70 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 47 mins
Authoritative and richly detailed, THE STATUE OF LIBERTY explores the remarkable steps leading to its creation, from the initial struggles to find adequate funding to its celebratory centennial restoration. Rare footage and archival photos document the radical methods the French devised for shaping the massive scu...
produced by Andy Thomas, in Modern Marvels, Season 12, Episode 70 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 47 mins
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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 4, Making a Way Out of No Way: 1897-1940
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directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
'Making a Way Out of No Way' portrays the Jim Crow era, when African Americans struggled to build their own worlds within the harsh, narrow confines of segregation. At the turn of the 20th century, a steady stream of African Americans left the South, fleeing the threat of racial violence and searching for opportun...
directed by Phil Bertelsen, fl. 1997-2013, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017 and Jamila Wignot, fl. 2009-2014; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 56 mins
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Brownsville: Black and White
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written by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000 (New York: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 23 mins
This poignant and powerful documentary explores the complex history of interracial cooperation, urban change, and social conflict in Brownsville, a neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, from the 1930s to the 2000s. A case study of the tragedy of urban American race relations, the film recounts the transformation of...
written by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000 (New York: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2002), 1 hour 23 mins
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Greece
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written by Jane K. Cowan; edited by Timothy Rice, fl. 1981, James Porter, fl. 1969 and Chris Goertzen (Routledge (Publisher), 2000), 22 page(s)
written by Jane K. Cowan; edited by Timothy Rice, fl. 1981, James Porter, fl. 1969 and Chris Goertzen (Routledge (Publisher), 2000), 22 page(s)
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Jazz
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written by Ingrid Monson, fl. 1999; edited by Ellen Koskoff (Routledge (Publisher), 2000), 17 page(s)
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More or Less Chinese - the Asian Diaspora, Episode 3, Chinese with Influence
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produced by Huang Weixian, fl. 2008 and Wong Mai Yun, in More or Less Chinese - the Asian Diaspora, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2010), 50 mins
In this episode, we look at the people of the Chinese diaspora exerting and expanding their spheres of influence in different parts of the world – an activist in the U.S. who started with a simple desire to document the Asian Americans’ participation in society, and who is being honored by the government with...
produced by Huang Weixian, fl. 2008 and Wong Mai Yun, in More or Less Chinese - the Asian Diaspora, Episode 3 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2010), 50 mins
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Water and the Dream of the Engineers
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directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by CINE Research (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 1 hour 20 mins
From the cholera epidemics of the nineteenth century to the climbing cancer rate of our time; from the colossal scale of New York City's aqueduct and water tunnels to the water wars of the West; from the dangers of chemical contamination to the water politics of Polanski's film Chinatown, Water and the Dream of th...
directed by Richard Broadman, 1946-2000; produced by CINE Research (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 1 hour 20 mins
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The Encyclopedia of the New York Stage, vol. 3: 1940-1950
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written by Samuel L., Leiter, 1940- (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1992), 946 page(s)
written by Samuel L., Leiter, 1940- (New York, NY: Greenwood Press, 1992), 946 page(s)
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Hidden Heritage. The roots of Black American painting
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directed by Andrew Piddington, 1949-; produced by Maureen McCue, fl. 1983, Cue Film (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1991), 52 mins
This film is a lecture by David Driskell about the African American art that was produced during the Revolutionary period. Featured here are the works of Aaron Douglas, Patrick Reason and Palmer Hayden.
directed by Andrew Piddington, 1949-; produced by Maureen McCue, fl. 1983, Cue Film (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1991), 52 mins
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Bonhoeffer
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directed by Martin Doblmeier; produced by Journey Films and First Run Features (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2003), 1 hour 32 mins
The German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer was one of the first, and strongest, voices of resistance to Adolf Hitler. An acclaimed preacher, pacifist and author, Bonhoeffer came to the famed Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem on a teaching fellowship. When Bonhoeffer returned to Germany in 1932 he had a new awaren...
directed by Martin Doblmeier; produced by Journey Films and First Run Features (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2003), 1 hour 32 mins
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