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Educational Films
Jan 29, 2015
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Hal Holbrook's classic impersonation of Mark Twain is re-created in this interview with the author of some of the most beloved and widely-read works in American literature.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, American literature (United States), United States of America (USA),...
Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Educational Films
Sep 17, 2015 Chicago, Ill. : Films Incorporated
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Examines the traumatic geologic events that led to the shaping of the North American continent. Visits the Great Slave Lake in Canada's Northwest Territory, where the ancient rocks contain clues to the remains of earliest life and to the continental collisions that in three long periods of mountain building formed the mineral-rich Appalachians. Based on geologist Ron Redfern's book, The Making of a Continent. SummaryDescribes how the diverse colonies grew together in common complaints against...
Topics: Series: The Making of a Continent II, Series: The Making of a Continent (1983), United States...
Educational Films
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The Making of a Continent II: Part 1 -- Collision Course Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryContinues the epic story of the formation of North America, to the heart of the continent. Chronicles its forging by titanic mountain - building processes, its population by an enormous variety of wildlife, the changes in the land as European settlers turned 'The Great American Desert' into the most productive agricultural area on earth. Part 1 of...
Topics: Series: The Making of a Continent II:, Series: The Making of a Continent (1983), Rivers, lakes and...
Educational Films
Nov 24, 2015 Robert Anderson Associates
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The Disordered Mind: Paranoid Schizophrenia (1963) Shows how Paul Taylor, an exponent of modern dance, functions as creator and performer. Includes excerpts of several of his dances, as well as interviews with Paul Taylor and with members of his dance company.
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Topics: Paranoid schizophrenia, Schizophrenia
Educational Films
Nov 24, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
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With fact sheet
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Topics: Cosindas, Marie, 1925-, Photography, Artistic
Educational Films
Nov 24, 2015
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Deals with the full range of human figure shots from the long shot to the extreme close - up. Considers the framing of shots when two people are involved and then those containing three, four and more people. Presents modern warfare from the soldier's point of view. Stresses the number of men killed in taking one military objective. Shows how during World War II the people of San Pietro were too stunned to realize they had been liberted.
Topics: Filmmaking., Motion pictures,, Television.
Educational Films
Nov 24, 2015 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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What Time is Your Body? (1973) A study of the problem of old age in relation to the family. Pictures a grandmother who lives with her son, his wife and children, pointing out the advantages of an older woman living with her family as well as the problems which arise.
Topics: Circadian rhythms, Human body
Educational Films
Nov 24, 2015 University of California, Berkeley
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A Different Path: The Kibbutz, Search for a New Society (1973) Analyzes the characters in A doll's house to show why their personalities are consistent with the ending which Ibsen chose. Discusses the unique structure of Ibsen's plays in terms of his realistic approach to drama. Examines the themes of the play.
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Topics: Kibbutzim, Manners and customs
Educational Films
Nov 24, 2015 National Film Board of Canada
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Discusses the importance of early stimulation and training for educable retarded children. Explores the rationale of integrating them into regular school systems, rather than separate institutions. Observes several children as they learn and grow and develop relationships with families, teachers and nonhandicapped children. Stephen J. Kline demonstrates the use of flow visualization in solving engineering problems and establishing mathematical models for analysis of flow fields. Explains the...
Topic: Children with mental disabilities
Educational Films
Nov 24, 2015 Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979; National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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USA Writers: S.J. Perelman (1966) Investigates the writing career of novelist Irving Stone through an interview with Stone and his wife, Jean. In addition to Stone's own works, the novelist and his wife speak informally about the functions of a writer, the hard work and perseverance which professional writing entails, and the problems involved in transforming books into screenplays.
Topics: Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979, Fiction
Educational Films
Nov 24, 2015 Twentieth century (Television program); CBS News
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The Western Hero (1963) Explains that a modern blast furnace uses raw materials to produce its daily output of iron, and points out that the preparation and the handling of these materials are as important as the actual smelting. Uses both natural photography and animated drawings to show the raw materials: the ore from which the iron is extracted, coke which provides heat for the smelting,stone to make a fluid slag, and air, for the blast, to burn to coke.
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Topic: Western films
Educational Films
Nov 27, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center
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Discusses the artistic and photographic efforts of John Stanley, Frederick Remington and Charlie Russell. A film about the poet Theodore Roethke in which he imparts his views on the sources and functions of poetry, his approach to writing poetry, and biographical information of interest. Mr. Roethke reads some of his works which illustrate the author's conviction that a poet should reveal every aspect of his nature. Pictures him among the cluttered paraphernalia of his hnd in the classroom...
Topic: Artists, American
Educational Films
Nov 27, 2015 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Uses scenes from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar and George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra to depict the tremendous spectacle of ancient Rome. Filmed in Rome and London. A study of a nine-year-old girl at a time when she feels left out of life because her family has moved to a new neighborhood where everything is different and uncertain.
Topics: Latin., Ancient., Italy., Theatre.
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Meaning in Modern Painting, Part I (1967) Tells the story of the 369th infantry regiment in World War I. Explains that it was composed of Blacks, who brought American jazz to Paris and Europe.
Topics: Art, Abstract, Painting, Modern, Modernism (Art)
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 Gilbert, Perry W; National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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Attack Patterns of Sharks (1966) Object animation by the first French animator, Emile Cole, about a moving company placing furniture in a house. Pots, pans, baskets and furniture move themselves in a dizzy ballet.
Topics: Sharks, Sharks, Shark attacks, Shark attacks, Sharks, Sharks
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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Art of the Middle Ages (1963) Illustrates and explains graphic design as a problem in communications. Uses the comments of faculty and the work of students at the Yale School of Art and Architecture as examples.
Topics: Art, Medieval, Cathedrals
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 CBS News; Film Associates
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Body and Soul, Part I: Body (1968) An examination of the Black American's contribution to sports in America is reported by Harry Reasoner. Harry Edwards, leader of those who threatened an Olympic Games boycott, is interviewed along with leading black athletes Tommie Smith, Lee Evans, Charlie Green, Jim Hines, and Ralph Boston.
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Topic: African American athletes
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 Teaching Film Custodians
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Martin Luther (1970) -- excerpt A dramatization of the life and work of Martin Luther from the time of his taking the vows of the Augustinian monastic order, through his ordination as a priest, his self doubts, his opposition to the selling of indulgences, the posting of his ninety-five these, his debate at Leipzig with John Eck, papal excommunication, the burning of the papal decree and concluding his refusal to recant before the Diet at Worms.
Topic: Luther, Martin, 1483-1546
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.); National Educational Television and Radio Center
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Philosophies of Education: Classical Realist Approach to Education (1961) Discusses various brain conditions causing mental deficiency.
Topics: Realism, Natural law, Education
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 Hullfish, H. Gordon (Henry Gordon), 1894-1962; National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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Philosophies of Education: Experimental Approach to Education (1961) Describes village life on the coast of Ghana, the newest independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations. Shows the people in a village who have for centuries lived by and from the sea, explaining that the net is owned by the chief of the village and that he takes a half-share of the tiny catch. Visits a larger town where many new things are seen, including a fishiat which can go farther to sea and take larger catches.
Topics: Education, Philosophies of education
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 BNA Films
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Explains how time is inevitably wasted when an executive must spend much of his time on things that are not important. Documentary about the life and works of Dr. Robert Tait McKenzie, Canadian physical education proponent, sculptor, and medical doctor. Depicts the sweep of McKenzie's work, offering glimpses of his art and humanitarianism. His sculptured athletes underscore his dedication to the growth and value of physical education in the curriculum. Also discusses his pioneering wn the...
Topics: Executives, Management
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 University of California, Berkeley. University at Los Angeles. Department of Chemistry
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Uses animation, sound, and color to demonstrate the basic working principles of nuclear magnetic resonance, the operation of the analytical instrument, and the interpretation of the data obtained. Describes the unhappiness of a fat 13-year-old girl who eats because she is depressed and is depressed because she is fat. The treatment of the girl and her parents is discussed.
Topics: Nuclear magnetic resonance, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015
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Sex in Today's World (1968) Traces the development of human sexual identity from prenatal sex hormones to external influences of family and society. Jerome Kagan, professor of developmental psychology at Harvard, discusses how children acquire gender and role identity. Includes interviews with teenagers, homosexuals, and other with regard to the sexual standards of society.
Topics: Social Change., Sex Education., Human Sexuality.
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center
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The Other Side of the Mountain (1964) Dr. Gary Stollak presents the phenomenological perspective in abnormal psychology by interpreting a case study involving a middle-aged man's problems in coping with reality. Psychologists representing the psychoanalytic, behavioral, and social perspectives of analysis respond.
Topics: Explorers, Discoveries in geography
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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Shows how Dr Joseph Smagorinsky and his colleagues at the Environmental Science Services Administration experiment with mathematical equations and computers for predicting the weather. Morris Shamos, Roscoe Braham of the University of Chicago, Louis Battan of the Institute for Atmospheric Physics, and Jerome Spar of the U.S. Weather Bureau discuss rain, hail, and lightning. Research is aimed at modifying large-scale weather systems, such as cyclones. From the Science and engineering TV journal...
Topics: Numerical weather forecasting, Meteorology
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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The Flight of Apollo 11: Eagle has Landed (1969) Discusses the physical, social, and economic forces which have contributed to world civilization.
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Topic: Project Apollo (U.S.)
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
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The Violent Universe, Part 4 (1969) Tells the story of the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers as seen through the eyes of its alumnae fifty years later at a planned reunion.
Topic: Astronomy
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 Davis, Peter, 1937-; Dodge, James W. (James William), 1939-; Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages; Northeast Conference Films
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Sight and Sound Media in Foreign Language Teaching (1969) The story of egg production on a large, commercial egg farm. Emphasizes the care given to hens in clean and scientifically-regulated laying houses. Describes the gathering of eggs from open nests and trap nests. Explains the purpose of the cooling room, candling machine, electric egg cleaner, grading machine track, and shipping cases.
Topics: Languages, Modern, Teaching
Educational Films
Nov 28, 2015 Avanti Films; BFA Educational Media
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Black and White Uptight (1969) Traces the history of man's attempts to understand gravity, beginning with the Ptolemaic theory of the Greeks and continuing with Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein. Discusses the discovery of astronomical black holes, formed by stars that collapse under the weight of their own gravity, which then devour neighboring stars.
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Topics: Prejudices, Race relations
Educational Films
Nov 29, 2015 Harris, Robert P
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Basic Reproduction Processes in the Graphic Arts (1963) Defines and illustrates the range of film shots from very long to very close as used in television production. Discusses basic composition rules for one person, several, groups and crowds.
Topic: Coins, Latin American
Educational Films
Nov 29, 2015 Baraniecki, Stanislaw; CRM Films
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Family of Man (1966) Presents highlights of the flight of Apollo 11, from the launching of the Saturn V-Apollo vehicle, through the exploration of the lunar surface, to the safe return of astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins to Earth. Uses motion pictures, still pictures, and television transmissions to show the actual exploration of the Moon.
Topic: Farmers
Educational Films
Nov 29, 2015 Twentieth century (Television program)
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Gandhi (1962) An overview of therapy for the mentally ill in Geel, Belgium. Past and present practices are shown. The placement of the patients into family homes is discussed as a system of therapy. Questions for possible future practice are raised.
Topic: Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948
Educational Films
Nov 29, 2015 CBS Television Network
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December 7, 1941 (1955) Documentary on the Delano grape-workers strike in California's San Joaquin Valley. Cesar Chavez, who organized the strike, outlines the problems of the migrant workers. Men and women strikers voice their frustrations with housing, living conditions, wages, and education. Growers explain their economic predicament and labor problems.
Topics: Pearl Harbor, Attack on (Hawaii : 1941), World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Pearl Harbor...
Educational Films
Nov 29, 2015 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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With teacher's guide
Topics: European History: to 486 A.d., Humanities., Greece.
Educational Films
Nov 29, 2015 Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, inc
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Describes recordings as a teaching tool to be used in an inquiry approach to the teaching of social studies at the secondary level. Suitable for independent use by individual teachers or as part of an in-service course. From the Using media for inquiry in social studies series
Topics: Social sciences, Teaching
Educational Films
Nov 29, 2015 CBS
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The Futurists (1967) Discusses the physical, social, and economic forces which have contributed to world civilization.
Topics: Civilization, Civilization
Educational Films
Nov 29, 2015
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Topics: Composition And Exercises., English Language, Education Methods., Creative Writing.
Educational Films
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Poetry USA: Richard Wilbur and Robert Lowe (1966) Discusses the life and work of Dr. William Carlos Williams, poet and Pulitzer Prize winner. Presents selected readings from letters, poems, and the autobiography of the poet, accompanied by scenes which illustrate the readings. Includes scenes of his son, also a physician, as he performs his daily tasks at home, at his office (which had formerly been used by his fathand in the hospital.
Topics: Wilbur, Richard, 1921-, Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977, American poetry, Poetics
Educational Films
Nov 29, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
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The Violent Universe, Part 3 (1969) A comprehensive report of astronomical theories, research, and discoveries. Visits thirty astronomers at their observatories throughout the world as they discuss pulsars, infra-red galaxies, red giants, white dwarfs, cosmic rays, and redshift. Includes a motion picture view of a quasar.
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Topic: Astronomy
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Dr Leakey and the Dawn of Man (1966) Uses actual photographs and movies to depict events in the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower, following his military career from his days at West Point until he became a five-star general, and describing his political career as President of the United States.
Topics: Leakey, L. S. B. (Louis Seymour Bazett), 1903-1972, Human evolution, Human beings
Educational Films
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Psychiatric Interview Series: Patient No 2, evaluation for Treatment (1959) Interview with the same young woman seen in Interview No. 1 after she has had several years of extended psychotherapy.
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Topics: Interview, Psychological, Psychotherapy
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 CBS News; BFA Educational Media
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Surveys the history of the participation of black Americans in the Armed Forces of the United States from the Revolutionary War to the war in Vietnam. Features paintings, drawing, cartoons and news footage of wars in which the U S has been involved. Narrated by Bill Cosby. Discusses the relationship of heredity to criminality. Points out the common misconceptions concerning physical characteristics as a cause or recognizable symbol of crime. Explains the fallacies in Lombrosos theories of...
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Topic: African American soldiers
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011; Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011. Vision and prayer; National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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USA Composers: Electronic Music (1966) Discusses some of the important American composers of the 20th century, including Ives, Piston, Harris, and Copland. Shows how their music reflects their own creative personalities rather than an abstract American tradition.
Topics: Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011, Electronic music
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Reasoner, Harry, 1923-1991; Rooney, Andrew A; CBS News; BFA Educational Media
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Body and Soul, Part 2: Soul (1963) Demonstrates correct techniques for braze welding of sheet steel, plate and castings. Shows how to set up welding equipment, adjustment of oxygen and acetylene pressures, lighting the welding torch, and proper adjustment of the flame for braze welding.
Topics: African American athletes, Discrimination in sports
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Paul Killiam Productions
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Film Firsts Part 2 (1959) Includes classic silent films and footage of some of film's firsts, including the first cartoon, the first Tarzan, and excerpts from "cliffhanger" serials from 1914-1929. First animated cartoon (1909); use of life- sized models and miniaturization in horror films; introduction of the “business tycoon'' and social criticism; symbolic freeze of ac- tion; table-top photography; double expo- sure and mirrors for special effects; under- water photography (1917);...
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Topic: Motion pictures
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 National Broadcasting Company; Graphic Curriculum, inc., New York
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Produced by NBC
Topic: American Civil War (1861-1865)
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Freed, Fred, 1920-1974; Giovannitti, Len; Huntley, Chet, 1911-1974; NBC Television Network; NBC News; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc
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Dramatizes the boredom of production - line work in a small papermill town in Quebec, Canada. A discussion of classical ballet by George Balanchine, choreographer for the New York City Ballet. Patricia McBride and Edward Villella dance the "Tarantella," Jacques D'Amboise and Suzanne Farrell dance the "Meditation," and Melissa Hayden and Jacques D'Amboise dance the "Grand Pas de Deux." From the USA series.
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015
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Survey of pre-Columbian art, architecture, technology, and culture of Peru. Produced by Julien Bryan
Topics: Antiquities., Peru, Indians of South America
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906. Et dukkehjem
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PART I MAY BE VIEWED HERE (LINK) Probes the roots of aggression in human behavior, determines the difference between constructive and destructive aggression, and examines various outlets for aggression.
Topic: Ibsen, Henrik, 1828-1906
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Marías, Julián, 1914-2005; National Broadcasting Company; CRM Films
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Many Faces of Spain (1961) Traces the career of Mao Tse-tung, from his participation in the revolution of Sun Yat-sen, through his alliance with Chiang Kai-shek against the Japanese, to his assumption of the leadership of China in 1949. Includes a discussion of China's uneasy alliance with the Soviet Union. From the Biography series.
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Topic: Manners and customs
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Education Development Center; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Made for the National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films
Topic: Turbulence
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015
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Yesterday's Actors (1958) A classical Japanese dance in which a single performer, with the aid of the "figure in black" on stage, tells the entire story. Shows the application of kabuki makeup. A buyo dance with the stylization of the noh tradition is performed with masks and characteristic folk humor.
Topic: Acting
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 National Audiovisual Center
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The Effects of the Ionosphere on Radio-wave Propagation (1950) Includes a brief history of the electron microscope. Demonstrates the use and the importance of the electron microscope and the techniques in using it.
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Topics: Ionospheric radio wave propagation, Radio wave propagation
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809. Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition; National Broadcasting Company; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Lorne Greene
Topics: Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806), Lewis and Clark Expedition
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Paul Killiam Productions
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Film Firsts, Part 1 (1960) Includes classic silent films and footage of some of film's firsts, including the first cartoon, the first Tarzan, and excerpts from "cliffhanger" serials from 1914-1929. Survey of ideas, techniques and themes from the movies' earliest days. Examples of the first highway chase (1903); “cops and robbers" theme (1902); semi-documentary realism; Edison's experiment with talking pictures (1913); realistic battles (1912) and authentic historical costuming;...
Topics: Motion Pictures., Motion Pictures-History
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Equality Under the Law: The Lost Generation of Prince Edward County (1966) Dr. Hullfish of Ohio State University states that the experimentalist turns to experience rather than away from it, and that intelligence will give the answers that are needed to bring the infant to maturity. Objections and comments on a film sequence of a "progressive" classroom. From the Philosophies of Education series.
Topics: School integration, Segregation in education, Public schools
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 New York Pro Musica; National Educational Television and Radio Center
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Music of Shakespeare's Time (1965) Centers on the world of Kevin, an eleven-year-old English boy who was born without arms or legs because his mother took the drug Thalidomide during her pregnancy. His mother tells of her reactions to the disability and her determination to provide Kevin with love and dignity in a family setting. Blue Ribbon winner, American Film Festival.
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Topic: Music
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 National Broadcasting Company; Graphic Curriculum, inc., New York
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Traces the rise of the primates. Examines the anatomical changes, the beginnings of sociality and speech, the more complex brain, the semi - erect posture and other human - like characteristics. Describes the early crystal set, and the invention of the valve and its development up to recent times. Explains how the germanium diode and the transistor function, and includes details concerning the crystal lattice, "p" and "n" type germanium, and hole conduction. Discusses some...
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Topic: Primates
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center; New York Pro Musica
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Presents the music of the Renaissance Band focusing on individual instruments. Includes selections from the works of Michael Praetorius, Heinrich Isaac and Orlando Di Lasso. Discusses the decline of Western Europe's power and influence throughout the world since World War I. Depicts the change in Western Europe's status in international politics and shows the effect which this decline has had on current problems of foreign relations. Host is C. Dale Fuller.
Topic: Music
Educational Films
Nov 30, 2015 Sveriges radio aktiebolag; Benchmark Films
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Documents the stages in the growth of the human embryo inside the womb. Surveys the history of the Black American's participation in the armed forces of the United States, from the Revolutionary War to the war in Vietnam.
Topic: Embryology, Human
Educational Films
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Nine Months to Get Ready Prenatal Care (1965) Shows that the four-year-old is able to play cooperatively and to undertake responsibility for specific tasks. Looks at dependence on perceptual judgements and easy confusion about number and language quantity, and at various play situations in nursery school. From the Springs of Learning series.
Topic: Prenatal Care
Educational Films
Dec 1, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
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Examines the civilization of ancient Africa and its significance to the American Negro. Shows that white historians ignore old civilizations of Africa below the Sahara. Explores this little - known past through art and pageantry. Features Ossie Davis.
Topic: Civilization
Educational Films
Dec 1, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
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USA Dance: New York City Ballet (1965) An assault on the alienation of modern industrial life, this film takes the viewer on a chilling tour of a paper factory. Set to dissonant music and accompanied by poetic and often abstract narration whose scope extends beyond problems of the factory to suggest the insanity of modern existence in general.--Peter De Domenico, 6/94.
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Topics: New York City Ballet, Ballet
Educational Films
Dec 1, 2015 North Carolina. State Board of Health; Public Affairs Committee
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Nine to Get Ready: Newborn Care (1966) Dr. Margaret Mead, anthropologist of the American Museum of Natural History, presents a pictorial record of the rapid transition of the island-dwelling people of New Guinea from the stone age to the threshold of modern civilization, with a particular study of the sea-dwelling Manus tribe of the Admiralty Islands. Shows how the anthropologist goes about his work, usinlives of different peoples as laboratories in which to study how human culture is developed...
Topic: Prenatal care
Educational Films
Dec 1, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
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USA Artists: The New Abstraction: Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland (1966) John Canady documents various aspects of the six major medieval cathedrals of France, explaining the symbolism of the architectural and sculptural styles, and pointing out that the cathedral stands as a visable summary of the philosophical and intellectual world of the Middle Ages.
Topics: Louis, Morris, 1912-1962, Noland, Kenneth, 1924-2010
Educational Films
Dec 1, 2015 Hewett, Frank M; National Educational Television and Radio Center
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An episode of the television program Spectrum
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Topic: Autistic Disorder
Educational Films
Dec 1, 2015 United States. War Department; National Audiovisual Center
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Battle of San Pietro (1945) A portrait of film producer Edwin S. Porter. Spotlights the years 1894 to 1908, as onetime silent film star Blanche Sweet narrates. Includes hand-tinted stills and segments from Porter's movies and those of other filmmakers.
Topics: San Pietro, Battle of (San Pietro Infine, Italy : 1943), San Pietro, Battle of, San Pietro Infine,...
Educational Films
Dec 1, 2015 National Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
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Free at Last (1965) Examines early childhood education and its role in a school-oriented society. Considers the relationship between theories of education and learning and the changes in pedagogical techniques that have grown out of these theories.
Topic: African Americans
Educational Films
Dec 1, 2015 Nebraska Educational Television Network
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Nine to Get Ready: Growth of the Fetus (1966) The second lesson on Hamlet. Maynard Mack recounts the story of Hamlet, introduces the major characters, and analyzes its three major movements: a ghost story, a detective story, and a revenge story. The action in each movement is portrayed in the ghost scene, the play within a play, and the dueling scene.
Topic: Fetus
Educational Films
Dec 1, 2015 Georgia Center for Continuing Education; Educational Testing Service; Georgia. Department of Education
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What's the Score (1962) Shows how the human body acts as a natural clock when internal circadian rhythms initiate specific responses and behavior.
Topic: Educational tests and measurements
Educational Films
Dec 3, 2015 United States History Society
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Revolution:1775 - 1783 Examines the revolution that has taken place in the colonial world and the present conflicts between remaining colonial powers and newly independent countries of Asia and Africa. Condensed re-enactment of the U.N. debate on Algeria in 1955.
Topic: American Revolution (1775-1783)
Educational Films
Dec 3, 2015
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Traces the history and development of pedestrian malls from Roman Forum and Medieval Europe to present - day Europe and America. Shows the development of one mall in California from beginning to end. Deals with its social and economic importance to the community. Presents interviews with architects, urban planners, political leaders, merchants and pedestrians.
Topics: The Pedestrian Strikes Back, Occupational groups, Persons and occupations
Educational Films
Dec 3, 2015 Columbia Broadcasting System, inc; McGraw-Hill Book Company
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Investigates the world of the twenty - first century with particular reference to patterns of communication and their projected impact upon man. Describes the current theories on the origin of the Crab nebula, first observed on earth in the year 1054. Explores the characteristics of its radiation, and the scientific supposition that its core contains a neutron star, or pulsar.
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Topic: Communication and traffic
Educational Films
Dec 3, 2015
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Documents the first efforts made to unionize migrant workers in Delano, California. An exhibition of more than 100 works of Degas--drawings, paintings, and sculpture--at the Los Angeles County Museum, emphasizing his three favorite subjects: horses and jockeys, portraits, and ballet dancers. Explains that Degas was an artist who saw with his intellect as much as he saw with his eyes and his feelings and captured the beauty and uniqueness of a momentovement.
Topics: Decision at Delano, Social issues, Trade unions, United States of America (USA), Business,...
Educational Films
Dec 3, 2015 Chetwynd Films, ltd., Toronto; International Film Bureau
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Man of Kintail Covers the discovery of Carborundum, the water power from Niagara Falls used to manufacture it, manufacturing processes, and its uses.
Topic: McKenzie, R. Tait (Robert Tait), 1867-1938
Educational Films
Dec 3, 2015
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Gives insight into Latin America's temperament through the life and writings of contemporary South American poet Pablo Neruda. Narrated by Pablo Neruda and Anthony Quayle. Discusses the artistic and photographic arts that came with the settling of the early West and the two major sources that nurtured them--the United States Government and the eastern newspapers. Pictures works by artists John M. Stanley, Frederick Remington, Charlie Russell, and Cassily Adams, and by photographers William H....
Topics: I am Pablo Neruda, Latin America, Poetry, United States of America (USA), Communications...
Educational Films
Dec 3, 2015
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A story about Johnny Lingo, who bargains for a wife according to the tradition of the island, showing how the self-worth of an individual is augmented by love and esteem.
Topics: Johnny Lingo, Personal values, Social values, Culture (Social sciences), Emotions, Personality...
Educational Films
Dec 3, 2015 National Film Board of Canada
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Producer, John Howe; director, Graham Parker; writer, Noel Stone; music, Don Douglas; photographers, J.C. Labrecque, Gilles Gascon
Topic: Older people
Educational Films
Dec 7, 2015 Music Therapy Center
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A Song for Michael A story about the intense affection that develops between a little boy who lives in a remote village and a baby elephant which has strayed from its parents, telling how the boy cares for the elephant until it is sold to an animal trader and then makes a long and arduous journey to set the animal free. Setting: the jungle of Cambodia, near the ruins of Angkor-Vat.
Topic: Music therapy
Educational Films
Dec 9, 2015 Levy, Don
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Presents the major historical developments of the concept of time.
Topic: Time
Educational Films
Dec 9, 2015 Harvard University. Film Study Center; Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
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Documents one of the cultures of Melanesia, focusing on the Pentecost Island in the New Hebrides. Illustrates a unique ceremony designed to produce a good yam crop in which men jump from a wooden tower with vines tied to their ankles to stop their fall. Presents early colonial history and the development of the Republic to 1805. Composed of material selected from over 100 different feature films.
Educational Films
Dec 9, 2015 Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Depicts the travels of psychologist Carl Gustav Jung and explains the development of his major theories and concepts. Discusses the collective unconscious, the psychology of types, the psyche in space and time and the importance of myth and intuition to the complete man. Part of a series that examines Jung's life and work, presented by Laurens van der Post, a friend of Jung's for 15 years. Shows how a married couple deals with the birth of their first child. Examines some of the problems and...
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Topic: Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961
Educational Films
Dec 9, 2015
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Presents Dr K Lovell of the institute of Education, University of Leeds, who discusses the importance of the early years of childhood with Dr C B Hindley of the Centre for the Study of Human Development, University of London and Dr W A Marshall of the Institute of Child Health, University of London. Shows the work of historians, archaeologists, and other researchers as they plan and execute a trip to save the remains of antiquity affected by the Aswan Dam.
Topics: Child psychology, Developmental psychology, Child psychology, Developmental psychology
Educational Films
Dec 9, 2015 Pickering, John, 1946-; Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Media Guild
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Introduces the work of perceptual psychologist J J Gibson, the first to conclude that information of some sort must be generated by visual stimulation in order to form a perception of the visual world. Uses the practical problem of landing an aircraft to discuss perceptualcues used to infer distance, height and speed. Illustrates the successful treatment of a 24-year-old self-abusive man by the effective use of behavior therapy. The therapist, Dr. Richard M. Foxx, narrates his treatment step by...
Topics: Gibson, James Jerome, 1904-1980, Gibson, James J. (James Jerome), 1904-1979, Visual perception,...
Educational Films
Dec 9, 2015 Thomas, Lewis, 1913-1993; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation; Time-Life Video
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Notes of a Biology Watcher: a Film With Lewis Thomas Sheldon and Barbara Renan in separate, informal interviews talk about the breakup of their marriage, why they had married, their perceptions of each other, their feelings of separateness and being alone, and their considerations for their three children. Emphasizes one woman's experience of marriage and divorce.
Topics: Biology, Biology, Biology
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 CBS News; Carousel Films
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Explores the difficulties of communication between the generations and the change in values from the old to the new morality.
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Topics: Mothers and daughters, Conflict of generations
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 University of California, Berkeley
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Psychiatric Interview No.9 Follow-up Treatment Shows work of British hospital specializing in treatment of military and civilian war neuroses: preliminary interviews, psychological tests, drug therapy, electroshock therapy, narcoanalysis, group recreational and occupational therapy, and reassignment of patients to civilian or military duties. Dated, but of historical interest.
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Topics: Interview, Psychological, Psychotherapy
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015
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From Cradle to Clasroom: Part 2 Discusses the ill-fated Weimar Republic, set up by forward-looking Germans after World War I, and sent to its death in 1933 by a combination of depression, inexperience of the Germans at democracy, and the doubts of many of its adherents.
Topic: Series: From Cradle to Classroom
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 National Association for Mental Health (U.S.); National Association for Mental Health Film Center
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Illustrates ways in which we express attitudes toward emotional problems and mental health and encourages the acceptance of differences in the behavior and attitudes of others. Uses actual interviews to encourage those who need psychiatric help to overcome their reluctance to seek it and lists sources that are available to provide such help. Uses archival films and still photographs in portraying the life of Woodrow Wilson as viewed by Herbert Hoover, with emphasis on the years 1917 to 1921....
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Topic: Mental illness
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 Mayer, Henry, 1914-; Espar, Sheri Gillette; Perennial Education, inc
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A Baby is Born Life of a nine-year-old autistic boy at home and at Loyola University's Child Guidance Center.
Topic: Childbirth
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 University of California, Berkeley. California Archaeological Survey; University of California, Berkeley. Extension Media Center
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Uses the excavation of a Maidu Indian village in California's Sacramento Valley to reveal how archaeologists study the relationship between human artifacts and history. Produced by Clyde B Smith and Tony Gorsline. Presents a view of the life and thoughts of Jung; pt. 1 deals with his childhood and student years and describes his relationship to and break with Freud; pt. 2 presents his major theories and concepts; pt. 3 deals with his old age and his attitudes toward Christianity and death.
Topics: Maidu Indians, Excavations (Archaeology)
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 Centre for Educational Television Overseas, London; Great Plains National Instructional Television Library
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Who Does What? Explains how mountains are formed by deformation of the Earth's crust, showing that uplifting movements are occurring at present, and new elevations replace those being eroded. For schools.
Topic: Television
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 CRM Productions
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An Approach to Growth Dramatizes the story of an emotionally disturbed boy whose troubles have developed as a result of unhealthy family relationships. Through psychiatric guidance the boy and his parents are helped to understand and to handle their emotional problems.
Topics: Awareness, Maturation (Psychology)
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 Centre for Educational Television Overseas, London; Great Plains National Instructional Television Library
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Shows the use of various microphones and sound mixes and illustrates the importance of sound perspective. Explains difficulties encountered in achieving good sound quality in a television studio and use of sound to achieve effects. Describes how cleft palates affect speech. Using cineradiography, examines the functions of the velopharyngeal mechanism, as well as anterior dentition, dental arch form, and other types of abnormal physiologic activities. Briefly discusses the effects of surgery and...
Topic: Television broadcasting
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 Inger, George; British Broadcasting Corporation
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Explains that at age two the child progresses from crawling to running and from single syllables to short sentences, and that he learns to play imaginative games and to understand the use of symbols. Recommends toys for the two - year - old. Professor Knowles examines reasons for poor communication in group discussions and lecture presentations, and explains the functions of a watchdog panel, a reaction panal, and an audience panal. Discusses the questions: Why do people misunderstand a...
Topics: Enfants, Apprentissage, Psychologie de l'
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Ambrose Video Publishing
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Shows the rapid development of gross motor skills and beginning development of fine motor skills through the medium of play activities. Discusses the emergence of the child as a social being. Ascher H. Shapiro uses experiments to show the connection between the accelerations associated with the velocity field and the pressure gradient of a steady flow. Explains that viscous stresses and body forces are unimportant compared with inertial forces.
Topics: Perceptual learning, Education, Preschool
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 Communications Foundation; Doubleday Multimedia
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Uses time - lapse photography to show how water moves into and through unsaturated soil. Points out how strata, such as hard pans or coarse sand layers, slow down the advance of a wetting front and how saturated and unsaturated flow differ. Dye tracks illustrate how soluble fertilizers move in irrigation furrows. Traces the history of western movies from their earliest form in The Great train robbery to such recent films as High noon and the TV series Gunsmoke. Describes the evolution of the...
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Topics: Youth, Alienation (Social psychology), Families
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); National Educational Television Film Service
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Distinguishes between disagreements and misunderstandings. Explores the concept of 'feedback' as one of the ways to improve communication. Explains the use of watchdog, reaction and audience panels. Kunta Kinte is born to Omoro and Binta Kinte in the Gambia, West Africa. Kunta undergoes manhood training, is captured by slave hunters, and put aboard a ship bound for North America.
Topics: Communication, Discussion
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 Hobel-Leiterman Productions
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Depression and Suicide: You Can Turn Bad Feelings Into Good Ones Examines depression, from its mildest form to its most tragic result, suicide. Victims of depression discuss how their emotional problems developed, how they feel, and what is being done to help them.
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Topics: Adolescent psychopathology, Depression, Mental, Suicide
Educational Films
Dec 10, 2015 Open University; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Media Guild
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The Fabric of Life A documentary inspired by a photographic exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Depicts the working day of a Polish peasant family -- their labor, meals, and recreation -- and the love and cooperation of three generations living together and working harmoniously in a traditionally structured division of labor. Grand Prize, Venice Film Festival.
Topic: DNA