Sociology - Anthropology Videos

Sociology - Anthropology Videos


The Schooner Ernestina Centennial Celebration(1995). New Bedford, MA: A.C.C.E.S.S.

"Celebrates the centenary of the historic Schooner Ernestina ex. Effie M. Morrissey while showcasing the talents of regional artists aware of the vessel's historic import"--accompanying letter.

Toward American Renewal(1995). Ned Romano & Associates, Inc.

Using segments from Newt Gingrich's college course and profiles of historical figures, the video gives Mr. Gingrich's ideas on renewal of America.

Turkey(1994). Turkey: Turkish Ministry of Tourism.

Cultural and geographical description of Turkey.

Mama Benz(1992). New York, N.Y.: Filmakers Library.

The colorful markets of Africa are often dominated by older women who control price and determine who can buy their goods. These women rule the market and are treated with deference. Thanks to their business acumen, they have amassed a great deal of wealth. They are affectionately referred to as Mama Benz. Because each one has as her trademark a chauffeured Mercedes Benz. This film focuses on one woman who presides over the cloth market in Lome, Togo. She is a lavishly dressed matron with a fully-staffed mansion who proudly travels the rutted dirt roads in her limousine. Everyday she takes her accustomed place in the stall, surrounded by gloriously colored textiles, and haggles with her customers. The other market women look up to her. Perhaps one day they too will attain her success and become a Mama Benz.

The Amazon(1991). Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Science, Inc.

Gives the history of the river and the land and peoples surrounding it.

Breast Cancer(1990). New York, NY: Filmakers Library.

This short film is a rallying cry for women to become more aggressive when the issue is their health. The film shows women freeing themselves from the constraint of being well-behaved patients. They must be prepared to pester doctors with questions and demands for information. Dr. Carolyn Collins of the University of Washington acknowledges that the treatment options are often difficult to assess. Women must equip themselves with all the information available.

What is the Third World?(1988). Maryknoll, N.Y.: Maryknoll World Video Library.

Explores the meaning of the term "Third World" and the real needs of "Third World" nations. Discusses the obligations of developed nations and individuals as Christians to these nations.

The Constitution, that Delicate Balance(1984). New York, N.Y.: Media and Society Seminars.

This seminar is made up of judges, journalists, government officials, lawyers, and teachers discussing a hypothetical case on the rights of men and women.

Big Dan's Rape Trial(1983). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Law School, Audio-Visual Department.

Consuming Hunger(1983). Maryknoll, NY: Maryknoll World Video Library.

"If the Vietnam conflict was a "television war", then the starvation in Ethiopia was a "television famine". Our thoughts and feelings about it and responses to it have been completely shaped by television images. Consuming Hunger analyzes how these images became our reality."

Abnaki(1982). Boulder, Colo.: Centre Productions, Inc.

Interviews demonstrate feelings of Maine Indians about their present day plight. Includes a segment from the MacNeil Lehrer report (1977) about the claim by the Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Indians to 2/3 of the state of Maine by right of ancient treaties, which was settled out of court in 1980.

El Salvador, another Vietnam(1981). New York: Icarus Films.

Examines the conditons and events in El Salvador. Compares U.S. military aid, involvement and policy in El Salvador to that in Vietnam during the 60's.

The Faith of Islam(1980). Maryknoll, N.Y.: Maryknoll World Video Library.

This program provides an accurate view of Muslims. This religious group sometimes is misrepresented by mass media. The program explains basic tenets of Islam with a Muslim religious leader and a Maryknoll missioner who worked and lived among Islamic faithful.

Dieting, the Danger Point(1979). New York: McGraw-Hill Films.

Signals of anorexia nervosa become noticeable in the daily routine, manifest in social pressures, insecurity and anxiety which may have damaging effects on personal relationships. Sufferers seem to find psychological release through exercise and compulsive dieting. The film shows paintings done by a patient and discusses diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Correctional Justice(1974). Newark, N. J.: Seton Hall University School of Law.

Lectures on the differential treatment offered male and female offenders. Also probation officer speaks on community based corrections programs.

A & E Home Video, Arts and Entertainment Network, & New Video Group. (1996). Next: The Future just Happened. New York, NY: A&E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video.

Abécassis, E., Gitai, A., Propper, M., Abecassis, Y., Hattab, Y., & Hori, S. et al. (1999). Kadosh. New York, N.Y.: Kino International.

The story of two Hasidic sisters living in the Mea Shearim area of Jerusalem. Rivka and her husband are deeply in love, but he obeys his rabbi father and divorces her after 10 childless years of marriage. Rivka's sister Malka loves a man who has left Hasidism after joining the army, but accepts the marriage her parents have arranged to the rabbi's assistant.

Abouchar, C., Morris, K., Films for the Humanities, & ABC Television Network. Religious Unit. (1999). Televangelism in Brazil. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

"Until recently, Brazil was the world's most populous Catholic nation--until the Pentecostal Protestants began a televangical campaign that has resulted in a national identity crisis. This program examines the TV ratings war between the Pentecostals and the Catholics, whose charismatics are countering with television programming of their own."--Container.

Abrams, I. R., Carradine, D., Coast Community College District, & Koce-Tv. (1983). Faces of Culture. Fountain Valley, Calif.: Coast Telecourses.

Adams, J. Q., Allen, B. P., Labriola, T., Governors State University. Communication Services, & Insight Media. (1993). Race, the World's most Dangerous Myth. New York: distributed by Insight Media, c1993.

The concept of race is examined from a scientific and cultural perspective. Also looks at the classifications of race and the Racism Quotient Questionnaire.

Adato, P. M., Monet, D., Cassatt, M., & Wnet. (1977). Mary Cassatt. United States: Home Vision.

Focuses on the life and work of the American Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt.

Alda, A., Thomas, M., Ms. Foundation for Education and Communication, & MTI Teleprograms Inc. (1982). She's Nobody's Baby. Northbrook, Ill.: MTI Teleprograms.

Hosts Alan Alda and Marlo Thomas trace the evolution of the roles and lives of women in the twentieth century. Includes newsreel footage, stills, radio and television footage, cartoons, and period music.

Almodóvar, P., Roth, C., Paredes, M., Cruz, P., Peña, C., & San Juan, A. et al. (2000). All about My Mother. Culver City, Calif.: Columbia TriStar Home Video.

Manuela is the perfect mother. A hard-working nurse, she's built a comfortable life for herself and her teenage son. But when tragedy strikes and her son is killed in a car accident, her world crumbles.

Ambrosino, M., Chalufour, M., Karol, J., Eddy, W., & Public Broadcasting Associates. (1981).Ben's Mill. Boston: Public Broadcasting Associates.

Ben Thresher's mill is one of the few water-powered, wood-working mills left in this country. Operating in rural Vermont since 1848, the mill is a unique link between the age of craft and the age of industry. Ben still uses his machine to turn out items such as watering tubs and horsedrawn sleds for his neighbors in the farming community.

Ambrosino, M., PBS Home Video, Pacific Arts, & Public Broadcasting Associates. (1993). The Incas. Alexandria, Va.; Los Angeles: PBS Home Video; Pacific Arts.

From the spectacular heights of Machu Piccu to jungle valleys and desert floors, this video travels the awesome world of the ancient Incas. It reveals one of the most impressive civilizations the world has ever known, and shows how they achieved their stunning century of success.

American Association of University Women. Educational Foundation, & Wnet. (1996). Girls in the Middle : Working to Succeed in School. Washington, D.C.: American Association of University Women Educational Foundation.

American Association of University Women. Initiative for Educational Equity. (1991).Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America. Washington, D.C.: American Association of University Women.

A video presentation included in the agenda of the AAUW Educational Equity Roundtable held January 9, 1991, in Washington, DC; stresses promotion of self-esteem in girl students and encouragement in math and science studies.

Amini, H., Softley, I., Bonham Carter, H., Roache, L., Elliott, A., & James, H. et al. (1997). The Wings of the Dove. Burbank, Calif.: Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video.

A young society woman's love for a common journalist presents her with an impossible decision: leave him or marry and face a life of poverty. Events take an unexpected twist when she befriends a lonely young heiress whose own tragic secret offers an irresistible but dangerous solution.

Andersen, E. S., & Filmakers Library, i. (1993). None of the Above. New York: Filmakers Library.

Andersen focuses on people of mixed racial heritage. She provides an inside view of the emotional reality of what it's like to be racially unclassifiable in a society obsessed with race and racial categories.

Anderson, M., & American Foundation of Non-Violence. (1980). I Am SomebodyIcarus Films distributor.

Records the 1969 strike by black, predominantly female, hospital workers in Charleston, S.C. for better working conditions and higher wages. IT shows how the struggle was won by a coalition of local and national union and civil rights groups plus the local black community through nonviolent marches and demonstrations.

Anderson, M., James, D. J., Williams, J., Brooks, A., Weta-Tv, & Kultur International Films. (1998). Marian Anderson. West Long Branch, NJ: Kultur.

A biography of virtuosa Marian Anderson from the time she sang spirituals as a child at the Union Baptist Church in Philadelphia to the beginning of her classical career in Europe in the 1930's, her return to the United States, her eventual appearance at the New York Metropolitan Opera in 1955 (the first black person to perform there), to her retirement in 1965, "a national treasure".

Anthony Roland Collection of Film on Art. (1968). The Origins of Art in France. Northbrook, ILL: Roland Collection of Films on Art.

Pictures Paleolithic cave drawings and paintings and Celtic artifacts from around 1500 B.C. which center on the subject of woman as a symbol of beauty and fertility. Shows the similarities of elements in 20th century art to these drawings, paintings, and artifacts.

Antoine, J., Films for the Humanities, & Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2". (1989). The Age of the Shoguns. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

Looks at the history of Japan during the age of the Tokugawa family, the era of Edo, a period of over two-and-a-half centuries during which Japan was sealed off from the rest of the world. Topics include the established classes of daimyo, samurai, farmer and merchant, the political organization of the shogunate, the growth of the merchant class and the development of Kabuki, the delineation of Japanese sensibilities and the meaning of Seppuku.

Antoine, J., Films for the Humanities, & Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2". (1989). Buddha in the Land of the Kami. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

Begins with the creation myth of Japan and explains the origin and scope of the Kami concept; explains the arrival of Buddhism and how Buddhism and the Kami were assimilated; discusses the role of Chinese culture, style, and writing in Japanese culture; and demonstrates how the Japanese garden epitomizes the Japanese view of the relationship between man and nature, space, time, and reality.

Antoine, J., Films for the Humanities, & Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2". (1989). The Coming of the Barbarians. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

The Japan of shoguns and samurai, discovered by the Portuguese in 1540, soon appeared to be swept away by a wave of Westernization. This program presents a portrait of the regent Hideyoshi, illustrating his lifestyle, his taste, and his abrupt shift in direction : Christian priests and converts were persecuted and martyred and, in 1650, Japan shut tight its doors to the outside.

Antoine, J., Films for the Humanities, & Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2". (1989). The Essence of being Japanese. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

Covers the events of the 20th century -- the earthquake of 1923, the rise of militarism, the accession of Emperor Hirohito, the Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere, the Pacific War, Hiroshima, and the American occupation of Japan -- but the primary focus is on what makes Japan Japanese.

Antoine, J., Films for the Humanities, & Société nationale de télévision en couleur "Antenne 2". (1989). The Meiji Period. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

The arrival of Commodore Perry in 1854 set the stage for Japan's dramatic leap from the Middle Ages into modernity. In 1868, the last shogun gave way to a 15-year-old Emperor who dressed in Western-style clothes. Edo became Tokyo, education became a national passion, and the dichotomy between ancient shared values and new imported styles and forms deepened.

Arnoud, M., & Holm, I. (1988). Orient/Occident. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

Describes the impact which Islam has had on the West, historically and culturally.

Arnoud, M., Holm, I., Films for the Humanities, R.M. Productions, & Société nationale télévision française 1. (1988). Islam Today. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

Describes the Islamic scene today.

Arnoud, M., Holm, I., R.M. Productions, Films for the Humanities, & Société nationale télévision française 1. (1988). The Islamic City. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities, c1988.

Describes the architecture and important areas of several Islamic cities in various areas of the Moslem world.

Arnoud, M., Holm, I., R.M. Productions, Films for the Humanities, & Société nationale télévision française 1. (1988). Islamic Knowledge. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

Describes how Islamic knowledge made significant contributions in the fields of astronomy, physics, medicine, and engineering.

Ash, M. K., Vernon, L., Goldberg, D., & Wha-Tv. (1982). Two Self-made Multi-Millionairesses. Madison, WI: WHA-TV ; Shawness, KS : RMI Media Prod.

Mary Kay Ash and Lillian Vernon talk about the prices they paid and the rewards they received in making their fortunes.

Austin, K. L., Torrice, A., Amnesty International USA, Institute for Policy Studies. Africa Project, & Video Project. (1997). Forsaken Cries. San Francisco, CA: Video Project.

The video incorporates historical footage of the colonial period, interviews with survivors and analyses of key issues including: international law; history of the Great Lakes region; failure of the international community, US policy and NGOs; the refugee crisis; women's human rights violations; and the war crimes tribunal.

Aviad, M. (1987). Acting our Age. Los Angeles, CA: Direct Cinema Limited.

Introduces six women, aged 65 to 75, and through their stories of personal struggle and triumph, dispells the myths and challenges the stereotypes which have defined the image of old women in American culture. Includes discussions of sexuality, being alone, financial difficulties, and dealing with death.

Badger, M. O., Nelson, R. K., Kuac-Tv, & University of Alaska Fairbanks. (1987). Make Prayers to the Raven. Fairbanks: Kuac.

A video about the social life, beliefs, traditions and culture of the Koyukon Indians in Alaska.

Bagwell, O., Bellows, S., Thomas, T., Raja Productions, Wgbh, & Wnet et al. (1990). Roots of Resistance. United States: PBS Video.

Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendents of slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure.

Bagwell, O., Bond, J., Hampton, H., Fayer, S., Else, J., & PBS Video et al. (2000). Eyes on the Prize : America's Civil Rights Years. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Video.

Third in a six-part documentary series on the American civil rights movement. This episode chronicles the courage displayed by thousands of young people and college students who joined the ranks of the civil rights movement and gave it new direction. In 1960, lunch counter sit-ins spread across the South, many organized by the new, energetic Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. In 1961, on the Freedom Rides, many young people faced violence and defied death threats as they labored to obliterate segregation in interstate bus travel below the Mason-Dixon Line. The growing movement toward racial equality influenced the 1960 Presidential campaign, and federal rights versus states' rights became an issue.

Bagwell, O., Bond, J., Hampton, H., Fayer, S., Else, J., & PBS Video et al. (2000). Eyes on the Prize : America's Civil Rights Years. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Video.

Fifth in a six-part documentary series on the American civil rights movement. This segment focuses on the personal risks faced by ordinary citizens as they assumed responsibility for social change, particularly during the 1962-64 voting rights campaign in Mississippi. The state became a testing ground of constitutional principles as civil rights activists concentrated their energies on the right to vote. White resistance to the sharing of political power clashed with the strong determination of movement leaders to bring Mississippi blacks to the ballot box. In Freedom Summer 1964, tension between white resistance and movement activists climaxed in the tragic murder of three young civil rights workers.

Baker, G. C., Hooker, M. K., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, & University of Massachusetts Worcester et al. (1993). Strategies for Combating Racism and Promoting Civility. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Barker, G., Powell, J., Silverbridge Productions, British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & PBS Home Video. (2004). Ghosts of Rwanda (Widescreen version ed.). Alexandria, Va.: Distributed by PBS Home Video.

Chronicles the Rwandan genocide of 1993, one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century. Includes interviews with key government officials, diplomats, and eyewitnesses accounts.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 1. Introduction to the course; including the edifice sequence from "Why man creates" by Saul Bass. Begins historical overview at the end of the age of the giant reptiles and covers the origins of religion. Program 2. Covers the area known as the fertile cresent, and the Egyptian civilization. Explores the role of the gods and the pharaoh in the society.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 11. Discusses the role of early Christianity in the 1st century, as a result of a shift of attitudes, especially in philosophy and religion. Explores the three influences of Christianity : 1) cultural contact, 2) Jewish sources and influences, 3) changes in contemporary cultures from the first four centuries. Program 12. Discusses Paul of Tarsis, and the spread of Christianity. Focuses on Jewish components in the area and various influences.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 13. Covers the four centuries that saw the decline of the Roman empire. These various factors included hydrotropy, disease, and various social and economic situations. Program 14. Discusses the fall of Rome, including political problems, a decline in military power, and economic and social factors that led to the eventual invasion and capture by the Goths in 410.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 15. Discusses the Byzantine Empire, and its capital Constantinople. Covers the influence of Roman tradition, and how it served as a bridge for various cultures including Greco-Roman, oriental, and Christian influences. Program 16. Explores the role of Constantinople as a center of trade. Covers the effect of theological disputes that were a major influence for the fall of the Byzantine Empire.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 17. Concentrates on the 300 years from the collapse of the Western empire to the coronation of Charlemagne. A time of anarchy, arson and pillage, when the church became the only source of stability. Program 18. Charlemagne stands out as one who attempted to bring order to the Dark Ages. Period includes a shifting of the economic center from the Mediterranean shores to the European plains.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 19. Growth of a new social order as Europe tries to restructure with the merging of the Roman and German societies. Society begins to divide into peasant, clergy and noble classes. Program 20. Society stabilizes into the feudal order of nobles to protect property and people, cleric to protect their souls, and the peasants to provide food for everyone.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 21. Daily life in the Middle Ages was defined by harsh realities of hunger, cold, the Black Plague, and fearful belief in the supernatural. Program 22. Urban centers begin to regain importance as trade and culture revive. The feudal order is challenged as cathedrals and churches are built on a gigantic scale as symbols of conspicuous piety and competitiveness.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 23. The 14th and 15th centuries were an era of war: civil war, town revolts, and heresies within the church. All this contributed to the shaping of a new kind of state as the towns developed wage labor. Program 24. A new humanist culture began to supplant the Middle Ages as kings strengthened their powers with organized state monarchies.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 25. Discusses the Renaissance, and the changing moods. The view of the people focused on the glorification of man, and less to the glory of God. Explores the rise of the humanists, and the revival of antiquity through the classics and their ideals. Program 26. Covers the passion for glory, and the impact of exploration on modern thinking. Explores the attitudes of the explorers as they encountered new societies.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 3. The oasis between the rivers was Mesopotamia, a land of fantastic gods and ruthless pragmatism. Discusses Mesopotamia as the source of the origins of western laws, trade and money. Program 4. As the ancient empires of Assyria, Babylonia and Persia collapsed, cities grew around the Mediterranean and civilization spread through war and the distribution of booty.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 5. Explores the growth of philosophy and democracy in Greece, which laid the foundations for our present systems. Program 6. The foundation of Greek philosophy, as seen in the works of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 7. Covers Greek culture, the common element which held the city states conquered by Alexander the Great together in an empire. Program 8. A time of large impersonal states that allowed the growth of personal and artistic independence. The Hellenistic Age spread Greek culture throughout the eastern Mediterranean world.

Barzyk, F., Weber, E. J., Wgbh, Metropolitan Museum of Art, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1989).The Western Tradition. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Program 9. Begins in the 5th century and covers 200 years of Roman history. Explores the rise of the army and the spread of Roman influences throughout the surrounding lands. Program 10. Covers the rise of dictatorships in Rome beginning in 1 B.C. Discusses the roles of Caeser, Pompeii, and Marius and their attitudes toward the Roman Empire.

Bateson, M. C., McCarthy, B., Moyers, B. D., & Public Affairs Television. (1994). Mary Catherine Bateson. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities.

Bill Moyers interviews anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson about "how women can create order and sense out of their conflicting commitments."-Cover.

Bauman, S., Heller, R., Filmakers Library, i., & Women of Summer, Inc. (1985). The Women of Summer. New York, N.Y.: Filmakers Library.

Documents an historic moment when feminists, unionists and educators came together to pursue a common social idea. From 1921 to 1938, seventeen hundred blue collar women participated in a controversial and inspired educational experiment known as the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers.

Bear, J., Jones, M., Todd, L., & Urban Rez Productions. (2003). Ravens and Eagles. Vancouver, B.C.: Urban Rez Productions : distributed by Moving Images.

Nika and Vince Collison, Haida repatriation committee members, visit the British Museum in London to open a discussion on repatriating Haida artifacts.

Bernstein, H., ICA Video, & Institute of Contemporary Arts. (1984). Ellen Kuzwayo with Hilda Bernstein. London: ICA Video.

Ellen Kuzwayo uses her autobiography "Call me woman" as a starting point in this video to talk about her life in South Africa today.

Bestor, T. C., Earlham College. Institute for Education on Japan. Media Production Group, Earlham College. Institute for Education on Japan. Center for Educational Media, & Hōsō Kyōiku Kaihatsu Sentā. (1992). Neighborhood Tokyo. Richmond, IN: Center for Educational Media, Institute for Education on Japan, Earlham College.

Portrays Miyamoto-chō, a community of family enterprises just south of central Tokyo. Shows how residents strive to maintain the close social ties, symbols of local identity, and community rituals against the pressures of present social and economic conditions.

Biemann, U., & Women Make Movies. (2001). Remote Sensing. New York, NY: Women Makes Movies.

The sex industry has become a business without borders. As sex industries expand, they seek out new global markets, and often new and younger victims. This video essay discusses the routes and reasons women travel across the globe for work in the sex industry.

Biemann, U., & Women Make Movies. (1999). Performing the Border. New York, NY: Distributed by Women Make Movies.

Examines socioeconomic problems of the Mexican-American border region, focusing on hardships faced by women in newly urbanized areas.

Bingham, R., Byker, C., Medof, S., Campbell, J., & Films for the Humanities. (1995). The Social Brain. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

This program shows how human evolution has equipped the species with both cooperative social skills and aggressive instincts.

Bingham, R., Crompton, C., Byker, C., Campbell, J., & Films for the Humanities. (1995). The Nature of Human Nature. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Introduces the "second Darwinian revolution," a new understanding of the evolution of the human brain. Discusses the concept of a universal human nature that is the product of natural selection.

Black, S., Kincaid, J., Manley, M., Fisher, S., Aristide, J., & Sayeed, M. et al. (2003). Life and Debt (Collector's , Letterbox ed.). New York, NY: New Yorker Video.

Jamaica became an independent country from Great Britain in 1962. It is the land of sea, sand and sun but it is also a prime example of the complexities of economic globalization on the world's developing countries. Effectively portrays the relationship between Jamaican poverty and the practices of international lending agencies while driving home the devasting consequences of globalization.

Bloch Produ̦cões Ltda, & Manchete Video. (1980). Viagens as Terras De Portugal. Rio de Janeiro: Manchete Video.

A picture of the Portuguese people shown through their habits, history, art, food and music.

Bloch, B., Stroup, S., & Medcom, i. (1989). Cultural Assessment. Madison, Wisc.: Medcom Trainex.

Overviews historical and current perspectives on ethnic/cultural assessment. Purpose is to increase awareness and understanding of cultural behaviors and how to effectively integrate ethnic considerations into the nursing process.

BNA Communications. (1993). A Winning Balance. Rockville, Md.: BNA Communications Inc.

BNA Communications. (1992). Myths Vs. Facts. Auora, Col.: Anderson-davis, inc. ; distributed by BNA Communications Inc.

Shows how to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace before it results in lawsuits.

Bohlen, A., Goldfarb, L., Gray, L., Women's Labor History Film Project, & New Day Films. (1980).With Babies & Banners. Franklin Lakes, N.J.: New Day Films.

Combines archival footage and interviews with participants to trace the role of women in the formation of the United Auto workers. Focuses on the contributions of the Women's Emergency Brigade to the labor movement of the 1930's.

Bonacci, M. B., & Connolly, M. (1995). Sex and Love. Worcester, PA: Gateway Films/Vision Video.

Mary Beth Bonacci talks to teenagers about the "do's" of chastity, and uses Biblical scriptures and humorous, down-to-earth examples from teenage life to show that chastity is more than just abstinence: it's about loving the right way.

Bond, J., Ashby, W., & Cox, Matthews & Associates. (1991). The Rise in Campus Racism. Fairfax, Va.: Cox, Matthews & Associates.

A panel moderated by Julian Bond discusses problems of racial prejudice and stereotyping on U.S. college campuses.

Borden, J., Lyman, W., Peace River Films, PBS Video, & Kaet-Tv. (1985). Seasons of a Navajo. Washington, D. C.: PBS Video, 1985.

Presents one family's kinship with the earth through the cycle of seasons.

Boulware, D., Carrier, T., Baker, A., & South Carolina Educational Television Network. (1991).Family Across the Sea. San Francisco, Calif.: California Newsreel.

A delegation of Gullah people travels from the United States to Sierra Leone to trace the roots of their heritage.

Bowler, P., Bowler, J., Theunissen, S., Barker, J., Pirie, C. R., & Strozier, H. et al. (2000). The 1900 House. Alexandria, VA: PBS Home Video.

Just how good were the good old days? Travel back in time with the Bowler family, smitten by the idea of experiencing the Victorian lifestyle right down to corsets, chamber pots and cutthroat razors, as they turn back the calendar to spring of 1900. Their eye-opening experiences of the grueling demands of a bygone era help them to understand another era with an exceptional clarity and a unique perspective.

Bradley, E., Radliffe, H. A., & CBS Television Network. (1998). Toni Morrison. New York, NY: Cbs.

Profiles Toni Morrison, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, 1993. Discusses her life, her works, her career and her thoughts.

Breeden, S., Wright, B., Kiley, R., National Geographic Society, & Wqed. (1988). Australia's Twilight of the Dreamtime. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society.

Documentary about the environment and customs of a Northern Australian aborigine tribe.

British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. (1976). The Crooked Beak of Heaven. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

Visits a potlatch and other traditional ceremonies of the Gitksan, Haida, and Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia and the State of Washington. Examines their customs and lifestyle and shows how they perform rituals and manufacture ceremonial objects.

British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. (1976). The Sweat of the Sun. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

Visits various sites of ancient Inca and Aztec splendor and examines gold artifacts that escaped the pillaging of the Spanish conquerors. Discusses the significance of these objects and describes how they were used by Aztec and Inca priests in practical and ritual fashion.

British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1993). The Living Islam. New York, NY: Ambrose Video Publishing.

This series is both about Islam as a living idea and about how that idea is lived. It is a tour round the history, the faith(s) and cultures of Islam. The focus is on what it means to be a Muslim in today's world, living with the Great Tradition of a world religion and the Little Tradition of local, regional and village culture.

British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Time-Life Films. (1973). The Harvest of the Seasons. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

The lifestyle of the Bakhtiari tribe of central Iran serves as an example of how nomads lived and waged war during the Neolithic age.

British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Time-Life Films. (1973). The Long Childhood. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

Surveys the complex role of science in the cultural evolution of man.

British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Time-Life Films. (1972). A Firebell in the Night. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

Discusses the causes and miseries of the Civil War and the racial wounds that still trouble the United States.

British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Time-Life Films. (1972). The First Impact. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

Presents a record of Alistair Cooke's impressions of the people, places, institutions, and landscapes of America.

British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Time-Life Films. (1972). The More Abundant Life. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

A potpourri of impressions of America: Hoover Dam from the confident 30's, neon Las Vegas in the glittering 70's, Los Angeles strangled with motor cars, Hawaii showing racial harmony amid pollution and overdevelopment. A summary of America's present status and prospects for the future.

Burke, J., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, RKO Pictures, & Churchill Films. (1986). It Started with the Greeks. Los Angeles, CA: Churchill Films.

Explains how the questioning, rational attitude of the ancient Greeks has continued through the centuries in the West and has led to constantly changing knowledge and discovery, thus creating conflict between these changes and inherently conservative institutions. Also discusses the thesis of the series that particularly important developments in the history of Western thought have produced corresponding changes in who we are.

Burke, J., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, RKO Pictures, & Churchill Films. (1986). Medieval Conflict. Los Angeles, CA: Churchill Films.

Following centuries dominated by the teachings of St. Augustine, the Crusaders invading Spain captured from the Arabs a treasure of Greek, Roman, and Arab scientific knowledge. This information led to the creation of universities, revolutionized life in Europe, and caused bitter conflict between reason and faith.

Burke, J., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, RKO Pictures, & Churchill Films. (1986). Science Revises the Heavens. Los Angeles, CA: Churchill Films.

Deals with advances made during the Scientific Revolution, including Copernicus's explanation that the heavens do not revolve around the earth, Galileo's exploration of the acceleration of falling objects, and Newton's theories, and examines the bitter conflict that these ideas caused within the Catholic Church.

Burke, J., British Broadcasting Corporation, & Time-Life Films. (1979). Yesterday, Tomorrow, and You. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

Presents essential moments from the previous programs in the series in order to illustrate common factors that make for change at different times and in different places. Also looks at the extent to which people are becoming increasingly incapable of understanding complex changes in the modern world. Points out a need for a radical change in the availability and use of information in the future.

Burstall, C., Dover, K. J., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, R.M. Productions, & Films for the Humanities. (1988). The Classical Age. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities.

Surveys the accomplishments of the Greek classical age from 500 B.C. to the death of Alexander in 323 B.C., including Greek art, literature, and philosophy, linking the classical age to basic elements of Western civilization.

Burstall, C., Dover, K. J., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, R.M. Productions, & Films for the Humanities. (1988). The Greek Beginning. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities.

An introduction to Greece and the Greeks, covering the period from the Mycenaean Age in 1300 B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. It sets out the principal historical landmarks and presents some of the work of the most important Greek writers, philosophers, historians and politicians of the period. Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with photographs of ancient Greek sculpture, artifacts and ruins of ancient buildings.

Burstall, C., Dover, K. J., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, R.M. Productions, & Films for the Humanities. (1988). The Minds of Men. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities.

A detailed look at the life and teachings of Socrates and his pupil Plato, and at the world of the two founding fathers of history --Herodotus and Thucydides. Their work exemplifies the vital curiosity of the Greeks about the wellspring of human behavior, the nature of man, and his place in the world around him. Christopher Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with art works, scenes from modern Greece, shots of ancient ruins and dramatized scenes and monologues.

California Newsreel. (1980). The willmar 8. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

Tells about the eight women who went on strike in Willmar, Minn., because of employment discrimination. Tells how they formed their own independent union and that even though they lost, they found new strength within themselves.

Cambridge Documentary Films. (1982). Pink Triangles. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge Documentary Films.

Takes a look at the nature of discrimination against lesbians and gay men and challenges some of society's attitudes toward homosexuality. Also examines historical and contemporary patterns of racial, religious, political, and sexual persecution.

Campbell, J., Donat, P., Home Vision, Public Media Video, & Holoform Research, I. (1989). The World of Joseph Campbell. Massachusetts: Public Media Video.

Joseph Campbell explores the myths and symbols that have shaped human psychology and given what he has called "the experience of being alive."

Camus, M., Viot, J., Mello, B., Dawn, M., & de Oliviera, L. (1958). Black OrpheusHome Vision.

Story based on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set against the colorful background of the carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

Case, K., Bekolo, J., Dennis, L., Oyono, F., Amougou, S., & Ola'a, S. et al. (1992). Quartier Mozart. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

Queen of the 'Hood is a proud young girl who doesn't want to be taken advantage of by men. She befriends a local sorceress who helps her enter the body of a young man, My Guy, so she can discover for herself the real "sexual politics" of the quarter. Meanwhile, the sorceress assumes the shape of Panka, a familiar comic figure in Cameroonian folklore with sexual powers. In this sex farce, women's wisdom and "witchcraft" help to temporarily regain the balance of power in a sexist world.

Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America. Media Relations Dept, & Peter Pastorelle Productions. (1982). Samoa, Culture in Crisis. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Maryknoll World Video Library.

Shows how Western Samoans, a proud, independent, island people of the Western Pacific, struggle to maintain their traditional values and cultural heritage in a modern world dominated by high technology and superpowers.

Chasnoff, D., Cohen, H. S., New Day Films, & Women's Educational Media, Inc. (1997). It's Elementary. San Francisco, CA: Women's Educational Media.

An exploration of what happens when experienced teachers talk to their students about lesbians and gay men. Students are asked to consider issues related to homosexuality at six elementary and middle schools. Presents footage of classroom activities and discussions with students exploring questions and issues presented to them by teachers and guest lecturers who come into their classes. Discusses school-wide presentations, activity-days, and how these events affect faculty, parents and teachers.

Chedd, G., Wescott, D., & Public Broadcasting Associates. (1990). Myths and the Moundbuilders. United States; Beverly Hills, Calif.: PBS Home Video; Pacific Arts Video distributor.

This film explores the theories about the origins of the earthworks created by the Hopewell (300 B.C.-300 A.D.) and Mississippian (ca. 1200 A.D.) cultures.

Clements, J., & High Tide Productions. (1990). Dear Lisa. New York, NY: New Day Films.

Thirteen women describe incidents from their lives revealing their socialization as women and the roles society expects women to play.

Cocteau, J., Archard, M., Roussin, A., Auric, G., Fresnay, P., & Tual, R. et al. (1990). The Days of our Years. New York, NY: New York Film Annex.

A documentary written from the perspective of France that covers major world events of the first 50 years of the 20th century. Highlights include rare footage of 1900's Paris, attempts at air, sea and polar exploration, rare footage of artists including Renoir, Picasso, Shaw, Rodin, Sartre, Matisse and Colette. Includes the Paris Expositions of 1900 and 1937, films of World War I and World War II, the women's suffrage movement, and major figures in the world of art, sports, religion and government.

Collins, M., Hoffman, D., Plummer, A., McCullough, D. G., Varied Directions Production, & WGBH Educational Foundation. (1989). Sins of our Mothers. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Covers the story of Emeline Gurney of Fayette Maine through the use of hearsay, legend, etc. to explore the strengths and weaknesses of a community.

Collins, R. (2000). Amazon RainforestAmerican Investigator Television.

Shows the Amazon rainforest and the reasons the Investigator contends it is not on the verge of extinction; and how the international community's efforts to preserve the environment affects badly the native peoples.

Colson, C. W., Hewitt, H., Burns, M., & PBS Video. (1996). Searching for God in America. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Video.

Conversation with one of the figures of the Washington era, who has risen to become one of the leading evangelical voices in this century.

Concept Media, i. (1979). Folk Health Practices. Irvine, CA: Concept Media.

Illustrates health and illness beliefs and practices of individuals from three different cultures - Mexican Americans living in the southwestern United States, low-income, inner-city blacks and Navajo Indians.

Concept Media, i. (1974). Sexuality, a Nursing Concern. Irvine, CA: Concept Media.

Defines sexuality as a deep and pervasive aspect of personality. Examines how various aspects of illness and hospitalization such as lack of privacy, prolonged deprivation, and changes in a patient's self-image affect a person's sexuality in order to demonstrate that a patient's sexual concerns are a legitimate area for nursing intervention.

Concept Media, i. (1974). Viewpoint, the Nurse and Homosexuality. Irvine, CA: Concept Media.

Presents observations of a nurse as she cares for a homosexual patient and discloses the feelings of a nurse as she relates the difficulties of being homosexual in the essentially heterosexual environment of the hospital.

Copeland, L., & Copeland Griggs Productions. (1983). Bridging the Culture Gap. San Francisco, CA: Copeland Griggs Productions.

Intended to help families adjust to living abroad through exploration of cultural and business practices in various foreign countries. This program illuminates cultural differences to which Americans must become attuned if they are to be accepted in their new homes.

Costner, K., Harrison, G., Leustig, J., Tig Productions, RCS Films & TV, & Majestic Films and Television International. (1995). 500 Nations. Burbank, Calif.: Warner Home Video.

Cronkite, W., Caird, R., & Granada Television International. (1994). Ape Man. United States: A&E Home Video.

Walter Cronkite explores evolution. "Ape Man" is the definitive account of how humans evolved from primates to become the dominant species on earth. From the extinction of the dinosaurs to the invention of fire, from the development of language to the link between furry ancestors and modern man, this vivid journey tells a towering story.

Curtis, E. S., McLuhan, T. C., Wheeler, D., Sutherland, D., Watson, P., & Shadow Catchers, I. et al. (1993). The Shadow Catcher. New York, N.Y.: Shadow Catchers, Inc.; Mystic Fire Video, Inc., distributor.

A film that retraces Curtis' journeys from the pueblo regions of the Southwest, north to British Columbia and Alaska, using re-creations of events from his source materials: unpublished journals, field notes, private letters and all of Curtis' recoverable film footage of the trip.

Dallas County Community College District, & Insight Media. (1991). Collective Behavior and Social Movements. New York: Insight Media.

Focuses on significant social changes that have taken place through collective behavior and social movements. Examples are given of types of social movements, including revolution, reform movements and conservative movements.

Dallas County Community College District, & Insight Media. (1991). The Sociological Imagination. New York: Insight Media.

Dash, J., Day, C. L., Barbara-O, Bruce, C. L., Hicks, T., & Moore, K. et al. (2000). Daughters of the Dust (Deluxe , letterbox version ed.). New York, N.Y.: Kino on Video.

Story of a large African-American family as they prepare to move North from the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia at the dawn of the 20th century.

Davidson, B., Csáky, M., Percival, J., Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, & Channel Four et al. (1984). Caravans of Gold ; the King and the City. Chicago: Home Vision distributor.

Gives a history of Africa from many locations showing life as it is today plus archive film and dramatized reconstructions. Traces the medieval gold trade from Africa to India, China and Italy. Then, to explore the ways in which African kingdoms functioned, Davidson visits Kano in Nigeria, where a king still holds court in his 15th century palace, and ancient rituals continue to command the respect of the people.

Davidson, B., Harries, A., Percival, J., Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, & Channel Four et al. (1984). The Rise of Nationalism ; the Legacy. Chicago, Ill.: Home Vision.

Program 7 follows the course of the major independence struggles beginning with the situation in the Gold Coast and concluding with the fight for majority rule in Zimbabwe and South Africa. Program 8 explores the problems and successes of the African states in the aftermath of colonial rule.

Davidson, B., Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, Channel Four, Nigerian Television Authority, & Home Vision Select. (1997). Africa. Chicago, IL: Home Vision Select.

Episode 1 discusses the ravages of slavery for over four centuries on the African continent in comparison to some of the world's greatest civilizations, such as the Pharoahs of Egypt. Episode 2 looks at how three different communities cope in varied and hostile environments, from the cattle-herders in Kenya to the more prosperous farmers in Sukur and Mali.

Davidson, B., Ralling, C., Percival, J., Mitchell Beazley Television, RM Arts, & Channel Four et al. (1984). Different but Equal ; Mastering a Continent. Chicago: Home Vision distributor.

Gives a history of Africa from many locations showing life as it is today plus archive film and dramatized reconstructions. Discusses early civilizations that arose in Africa. Then looks at three different communities to examine ways African peoples have adapted to often hostile environments.

Davies, D., Cabell, B., Gutman, R., Akashi, Y., & Ziv, I. (1996). A Bosnian Betrayal. New York: First Run/Icarus Films.

The program explores the extent to which United Nations officials and commanders in Bosnia put the safety of their troops ahead of their responsibility to the civilians in Srebrenica. Although Srebrenica was designated as a United Nations safe haven, the Serbian forces aparently massacred Bosnian Moslems after they captured the city in July, 1995.

Davis, C., Joyce, S., Munch, K., Ken Murch Productions, & University of Western Ontario. Dept. of Equity Services. (1991). The Chilly Climate for Women in Colleges and Universities. London, Ont.: Distributed by University of Western Ontario, Dept. of Equity Services.

Women relate the pain they have felt at being excluded and undermined in their working and learning situations within colleges and universities.

De Graaf, J., Boe, V., Simon, S., Kcts, Oregon Public Broadcasting, & Bullfrog Films, i. (2005).Affluenza. Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films.

Affluenza is a fascinating look at one of the greatest social maladies of our time: overconsumption and materialism. Hosted by National Public Radio's Scott Simon, the program explores both the comical and sobering aspects of our consumerism and its enormous impact on families, communities and the environment. With the help of historians and archival film, Affluenza reveals the forces that have dramatically transformed us from a nation that prizes thriftiness - with strong beliefs in "plain living and high thinking" - into the ultimate consumer society. - Container.; Special features include: filmed interviews: "From the filmmaker," a conversation with John de Graaf, "A simple calling" with voluntary simplicity expert Cecile Andrews, "The two y's, democracy and the economy" with economist Peter Dorman; Adbusters "uncommercials": seven hard-hitting 15- and 30-second PSAs; and two separate guides: one for teacher,s and the other for interested viewers - are available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format for easy viewing on the DVD-ROM portion of this disc. - Insert.

de Oliveira, M., Branco, P., Luís, A. B., Silveira, L., de Alba, C. S., & Cintra, M. L. et al. (2001).Vale Abraão. Costa Mesa, CA: Vanguard Cinema/Sceneries Distribution.

Story of Ema, a very attractive young girl with enormous power over men. She marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend and they move to the Valley of Abraham. With time she begins to feel unhappy about her marriage, so, with all the freedom she has, she takes a lover. A Portuguese reworking of themes from "Madame Bovary."

De Vries, S., Centro Félix Varela, & Frameline. (1995). Gay Cuba. San Francisco: Frameline.

A look at homosexuality in Cuba, featuring interviews with lesbians and gay men.

Debo, A., Abrash, B., Sandlin, M., Institute for Research in History, Wgbh, & PBS Video. (1988).Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

A profile of historian Angie Debo. Focuses on her research in the 1930s uncovering a statewide conspiracy that deprived the Oklahoma Indians of their oil-rich lands and the efforts of officials and business interests to suppress her findings.

Defilippis, L., Pacwa, M., & Chatham Hill Foundation. (1996). Hollywood Vs. Catholicism. Dallas, TX: Chatham Hill Foundation.

Maintains that Catholicism is presented in stereotypical fashion, ridiculed and distorted in a number of films. Among the excerpts presented are those from "Cape Fear," "The Shawshank redemption," "Born on the Fourth of July," "The last temptation of Christ," "Agnes of God," "The three musketeers," "The Godfather, part III," "We're no angels," and "Priest."

Delaney, F., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, BBC Video, & CBS Fox Video. (1997). The Celts. Beverly Hills, Calif.; England: CBS/Fox Video; BBC Video.

Follows the story of the Celts from their earliest roots through the flowering of their culture and their enduring heritage today. Includes reconstructions of iron-age villages, dramatizations of major historical events and visits to modern Celtic lands.

D'Entremont, D., Solar, C., Morey, E., Concordia University. Office on the Status of Women, & Visual Media Resources. (1991). Inequity in the Classroom. Montréal: Visual Media Resources.

Examines the often subtle and inadvertant sexual and racial biases that women students frequently encounter in colleges, universities and adult education settings.

DeVinney, J. A., Crossley, C., Bond, J., Hampton, H., Fayer, S., & Else, J. et al. (2000). Eyes on the Prize : America's Civil Rights Years. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Fourth in a six-part documentary series on the American civil rights movement. Focuses on a crucial phase in the civil rights movement: the emergence of mass demonstrations and marches as a powerful protest vehicle. In Albany, Ga., police chief Laurie Pritchett challenged Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s tactics of nonviolent mass demonstration. In Birmingham, Ala., school children steadfastly marched against the violent spray of fire hoses and were jailed as a result. The triumphant 1963 march on Washington, D.C. captured worldwide attention and garnered broad national support, helping to shift federal policy.

DeVinney, J. A., Crossley, C., Bond, J., Hampton, H., Fayer, S., & Else, J. et al. (2000). Eyes on the Prize : America's Civil Rights Years. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Video.

Last in a six-part docmentary series on the American civil rights movement. In this segment, the lessons of a decade are brought to bear in the climactic 1965 Freedom March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, when thousands joined together to march fifty miles for freedom. During the drive to make voting rights a national issue, strategic and ideological differences began to surface between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the younger activists of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). As white "backlash" and segregationist resistance intensified, President Lyndon B. Johnson promised to further the movement's legislative goals. Then, as the movement began to splinter into factions, the National Voting Rights Act became federal law.

Dewhurst, C., Bauman, S., MacLeish, R., National Gallery of Art, & Home Vision. (1988). Light of the Gods. Chicago, Ill.: Home Vision.

An exploration of the evolution of Greek representational art from the stylized stick figures of the Geometric period to the carved and painted images of man of the early classical era.

Dinesen, I., Dinesen, I., Thurman, J., Trzebinski, E., Redford, R., & Streep, M. et al. (1992). Out of Africa. Universal City, Calif.: MCA Universal Home Video.

The true story of Karen Blixen, a strong-willed woman who, with her philandering husband, runs a coffee plantation in Kenya, circa 1914. To her astonishment she soon discovers herself falling in love with the land, its people and a mysterious white hunter.

Divine, Waters, J., Lochary, D., Pierce, M. V., & Stole, M. (1997). Pink Flamingos (25th anniversary ed.)New Line Home Video.

This underground epic, which breaks every rule of good filmmaking and good taste, set a benchmark for the bizarre that has never been equaled. Babs Johnson, a trailer park bon vivant proudly claims the title, the filthiest person alive. The envy of every neighborhood degenerate, it isn't long before another couple set their sites on Divine's legacy, and in the proud American tradition, competition forces each contender to outdo the other. "Like a septic tank explosion", this film is a "paragon of bad taste. .shocking, nauseating, hilarious."

Docherty, N., WGBH Educational Foundation, & PBS Video. (1999). The Merchants of Cool. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation ; distributed by PBS Video.

Looks at the creators and sellers of popular culture in the United States and questions whether they are reflecting teen desires or are manufacturing those desires. Explores the culture in which American teenagers are growing up and how teens come to view themselves and their parents.

Document Associates, & MPI Home Video. (1986). The Fabulous 60's. Oak Forest, IL: MPI Home Video.

Drasnin, I., Public Broadcasting Service, & PBS Video. (1989). Forever Baseball. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

A focus on the history and significance of baseball as our national pastime, as seen by writers, artists and historians.

Drew, D., Dent, J., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, Arts and Entertainment Network, & Films for the Humanities. (1993). Digging for Slaves. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Provides fascinating details at excavations of 18th-century slave quarters on Middleburg Plantation near Charleston, SC; at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home; and at Colonial Williamsburg.

Drewal, M. T., & Drewal, H. J. (1992). Yoruba Ritual. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Dunlop, I., & Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. (1980). Desert PeopleCRM McGraw-Hill Films.

Depicts an average day in the lives of two families of the Western Desert of Australia, showing what a great portion of their time is spent in the search for food.

Dutilleux, J., & Brando, M. (1979). Raoni. New York: Mystic Fire Video.

Documentary about the complex issues surrounding the survival of the indigenous Indian tribes of the Amazon jungle, focusing on the Mekranoti tribe and its leader Raoni.

Dworkin, M. A., Young, M., & Kcts. (1993). Retooling America. Seattle, Wash.; Oakland, CA: KCTS Television; distributed by The Video Project.

The end of the Cold War has brought cutbacks in military spending, resulting in substantial job loss and social dislocation. How can our nation meet this critical challenge and develop a strong civilian economy. "Retooling America" provides the first in-depth look at the impact of defense spending cuts.

Dyson, M. E., Jhally, S., & Media Education Foundation. (1995). Material Witness. Northampton, MA: The Media Education Foundation.

Dyson talks about the important issues of essentialism and notions of identity within the context of race, and discusses hip hop culture and the conflicts around gangsta rap.

Echevarria, W., van Lennep, E., Rivera, P., Leppzer, R., & Turning Tide Productions. (1992).Columbus Didn't Discover Us. Wendell, MA: Turning Tide Productions.

Indians from North, Central, and South America speak of the impact the Columbus legacy has had on the lives of indigenous people.

Educational Dimensions Group. (1987). Andy Warhol. Stamford, CT: The Group.

Shows the full range of Andy Warhol's paintings and graphics from the beginning of his career to his last works. Relates the impact of his pop art on contemporary society and tells how he acted as a social catalyst while, at the same time, broadening the public's awareness of the arts.

Educational Video Network, Inc. (1991). Origins of India's Hindu Civilization. Huntsville, Tex.: Distributed by Educational Video Network.

Discusses the development of Hinduism, its religious beliefs, and its effect upon the peoples of the Indian subcontinent. Shows examples of ancient Hindu art.

Elliott, J., & PBS Video. (1985). Frontline. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

In 1970, Jane Elliott, a public school teacher in Riceville, Iowa, divided her all-white, all-christian third-graders into blue- and brown-eyed groups for a lesson in discrimination which was brought to national attention by the award-winning documentary, "The Eye of the Storm". This program updates that unique lesson in a blend of film from the original documentary and a reunion of the former third-graders and their teacher fifteen years later.

Elshaw, K., & Films for the Humanities. (1990). Valdivia. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

Exploration of the culture, arts and lifestyle of 5000 year old Valdivia in ancient Ecuador, the oldest civilization of the American continents.

Erdrich, L., Dorris, M., Moyers, B. D., Public Affairs Television, & PBS Video. (1991). The Broken Cord. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video distributor.

Bill Moyers interviews writers Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris who talk about their work, their American Indian heritage, fetal alcohol syndrome, and parenthood.

Erdrich, L., Dorris, M., Public Affairs Television, & PBS Video. (1988). Louise Erdrich & Michael Dorris. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Video.

Mr. Moyers interviews authors Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris about American Indians' status and condition in modern America.

Evert, J., Evert, C., & Catholic Answers. (2003). Romance without Regret. San Diego, CA: Catholic Answers.

Helps teens understand why chastity is beneficial and gives them tools to live out this conviction.

Eyre, R., British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Video, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1989).The Long Search. New York: Time Life Video; Ambrose Video distributor.

Visits Egypt to explore the experience of Islamic worship. Includes interviews with a number of Moslems who discuss their personal attitudes and approaches to their religion.

Eyre, R., British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Video, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1989).The Long Search. New York: Time Life Video; Ambrose Video distributor.

Eyre visits Sri Lanka and India to discover the type of Buddhism practiced throughout Southeast Asia. Includes talks with monks, school children, novices, and housewives who describe their own religious experiences and discuss the high moral standards demanded by Buddhism.

Eyre, R., British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Video, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1989).The Long Search. New York: Time Life Video; Ambrose Video distributor.

The Buddhism of Japan is described and contrasted with that of Sri Lanka. Various aspects of Zen Buddhism are considered, such as meditation, calligraphy, swordfighting, archery and the tea ceremony.

Eyre, R., British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Video, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1989).The Long Search. New York: Time Life Video; Ambrose Video distributor.

Describes the polytheistic nature of Hinduism by visiting various places in India and showing local rituals practiced. Characterizes Hinduism as a philosophy or way of life rather than a rigid code of behavior or dogma.

Eyre, R., British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Video, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1989).The Long Search. New York: Time Life Video; Ambrose Video distributor.

Examines the different types of religious beliefs that make up the spiritual life of Taiwan, including a Confucian respect for the past, the cosmic pattern of the Tao that manifests itself through the oracles, and the worship of local gods who dispense justice and favors.

Eyre, R., British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Video, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1989).The Long Search. New York: Time Life Video; Ambrose Video distributor.

Focuses on the new religious concerns of young people living in the San Francisco Bay area; here religious ideas and life styles of East and West mingle and people brought up in a largely Christian cultural climate look East to Taoism, Hinduism and other Eastern religions for inspiration.

Eyre, R., British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Video, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1989).The Long Search. New York: Time Life Video; Ambrose Video distributor.

Visits the Torajas of Indonesia to investigate the experience of primal worship. Explores the reasons for the remarkable survival of the Torajas' religion at a time when other primal religions are dying out as a result of contact with the outside world.

Eyre, R., Montagnon, P., British Broadcasting Corporation, Ambrose Video Publishing, & Time-Life Video. (1989). The Long Search. New York: Time Life Video : Ambrose Video distributor.

Visits the Zulu Independent Churches of South Africa to explore the Black African response to Christianity. Traces the history of religious beliefs in Africa from the arrival of the first Christian missionaries to the current rediscovery of the African religious identity.

Eyre, R., Montagnon, P., British Broadcasting Corporation, Time-Life Video, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1989). The Long Search. New York: Time Life Video : Ambrose Video distributor.

Eyre reveals his motivations for embarking on an investigation of several of the world's religions.

Ferrer, M., Pearson, B., Douglas, S., Lee, C., Hylton, R., & White, W. L. (1976). Lost Boundaries. Burbank, CA.: Warner Home Video.

Based on the true story of a light-skinned black family who pass for white in a New Hampshire twon.; Based on one family's true experiences when a light-skinned black family passes for white.

Ferrero, P., Ferris, B., & Ferrero Films. (1987). Hearts and Hands. San Francisco: Ferrero Films.

A film in which the primary materials of women's lives - diaries, letters, photographs, and quilts - are pieced together to tell a story of nineteenth century women from New England, the South, the Midwest, and the West.

Ferrero, P., Gregory, M., Chinlund, J., & New Day Films. (1983). Hopi, Songs of the Fourth World. Wayne, NJ: New Day Films.

A compelling study of the Hopi Indians that captures their deep spirituality and reveals their integration of art and daily life. Amidst beautiful images of Hopi land and life, a variety of Hopi people speak about the preservation of the Hopi way.

Field, C. (1987). The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter. Los Angeles, CA: Direct Cinema.

Five women reminisce about their jobs and working conditions during World War II.

Film Australia, & Films Incorporated. (1980). The Human Face of Hong Kong. Better Rich than Red. Chicago, Ill.: Films Incorporated.

Hong Kong is a successful manufacturing and trading center, and a popular tourist stopover. This program portrays the lifestyle of the wealthy and powerful people of Hong Kong.

Film Australia, & Films Incorporated. (1980). The Human Face of Hong Kong. Running from the Ghost. Chicago, Ill.: Films Incorporated.

Hong Kong is a successful manufacturing and trading center, and a popular tourist stopover. This program portrays the world of the working class in Hong Kong.

Filmakers Library, i. (1996). Spirit Doctors. United States: Ritual Films.

(Producer) Folk healing has been part of the Mexican culture since pre-Columbian days. This tradition still flourishes in the Mexican American communities of the lower Rio Grande Valley. This video follows three healers in their daily work. Josefa, a traditional curandera uses a variety of herbal and spiritual techniques. Maria heals her patients by channeling the spirit of Mexico's most famous healer who died sixty years ago. Trini is a traditional partera or midwife.

Filmakers Library, i., & Belkin, T. (1991). The Potters of Buur Heybe, Somalia. New York, N.Y.: Filmakers Library.

In a small village in southern Somalia, only the men make the pottery, skillfully coordinating their hands and feet. But, like their ancestors, the women mine the clay. This program reveals the entire process of turning rough soil into beautifully decorated pottery, and describes the role of pottery in the economy of the village.

Films for the Humanities. (1992). Principles and Practices of Zen. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

The program follows in the path of a student priest, showing the physical and mental disciplines demanded in the process leading to satori or enlightenment.

Films for the Humanities. (1988). Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

Profiles the crusades of Stanton and Anthony in their fight for women's rights.

Films for the Humanities. (1986). America's Indians. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities.

The path of the North American Indians across the landbridge from Asia; how the North American Indians lived when the white man came; the life of the Plains Indians in the mid-19th century; Westward expansion led inevitably to seizure of Indian lands and destruction of Indian culture; treaties reserving Indian lands were broken resulting in bloodshed where Indians won battles but lost the war; an Indian prophecy said that when the bison is gone, the end of the Red Man will be near.

Films for the Humanities, & Archaeological Institute of America. (1993). The Forbidden Goddess. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Recent work in archeology is revealing the role of the goddess Asherah in the religion of the early Israelites.

Flaherty, R. J., King, C., Dirrane, M., Dillane, M., Gaumont British Picture Corp, & Gainsborough Studios et al. (1991). Man of Aran. Concord, MA: Home Vision.

Documents the life of a family in a small fishing village in the Aran Islands, Ireland, as it struggles to win the daily battle against its magnificent opponent--the sea.

Florida Community College at Jacksonville. (1993). Teaching, Learning & Technology. S.l.:

Folly, A., Amanou production, & California Newsreel. (1994). Femmes Aux Yeux Ouverts. San Francisco: California Newsreel.

Surveys social conditions faced by women in Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal and Benin, including circumcision, forced marriage, AIDS, and economic repression. Examines grass-roots efforts toward education and improvement as Africa opens to democracy.

Folly, A., Amanou production, & California Newsreel. (1994). Femmes Aux Yeux Ouverts. San Francisco: California Newsreel.

Surveys social conditions faced by women in Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal and Benin, including circumcision, forced marriage, AIDS, and economic repression. Examines grass-roots efforts toward education and improvement as Africa opens to democracy.

Fonda, J., Atlas, J., Tuite, L., Roth, L., Schulman, H., & TBS Productions, I. et al. (1994). A Century of Women. Atlanta, Ga.: Turner Home Entertainment.

Tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played and, most importantly, changed the course of American history.

Ford, H., Ford Motor Company, National Archives, & National Audiovisual Center. (1983). Henry Ford's Mirror of America. Ann Arbor, MI: Video Images.

A reflection of the American way of life from 1914 to 1921, showing daily activities, dress, and habits of people during this time. Includes views of Presidents Wilson and Harding, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford. Footage taken from the Ford Historical Film Collection in the National Archives.

Frankl, V. E., & Terra Nova Films. (1989). Dr. Frankl Responds. Chicago, Ill.: Terra Nova Films.

Dr. Frankl responds to questions from the audience on logotherapy. Answers reflect the role that religion and spirituality play in the psychology of death, suffering, and mental disorders.

Frayling, C., Towers, D., Films for the Humanities, & BBC Education & Training. (1998). The Jeweled City. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

The Cathedral of Chartres, built from 1150 to 1220 and widely recognized as a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, is now a world heritage site. This program offers a narrated tour of the cathedral along with a historical portrait of the political and religious fervor of the medieval architects who saw it through to completion.

Freeman, L., & L & S Video Enterprises. (1998). African Art, Women, History. Chappaqua, NY: L & S Video.

In Africa, as elsewhere, memory sustains the identity of a people. This documentary is about Luba art and the relationship between women, art and history.

Fuentes, C., Gill, M., Newington, P., & Public Media Video. (1991). The Buried Mirror. United States: Public Media Video.

Written and presented by Carlos Fuentes, the best-selling Mexican author, who looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus.

Gatlif, T., New Yorker Films, K.G. Productions, & New Yorker Video. (1996). Latcho Drom. New York, NY: New Yorker Video.

Presents, in documentary format, scenes and music from Gypsy cultures in India, Egypt, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, France and Spain.

Gaunt, M., Films for the Humanities, Thames Television, l., Au Pairs, & Joeys. (1993). Sexism in Language. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities.

Geoffrey O'Connor Realis Pictures, Inc, & Filmakers Library, i. (1992). At the Edge of Conquest. New York, N.Y.: Filmakers Library.

Looks at the situation of the Waiapi Indians, a small isolated tribe that came in contact with the outside world in the late 1970's. The film focusses on the charismatic leader, Chief Wai-Wai as he travels from his remote village to Brazil's capitol.

Gibbs, J. L., Silverman, M., Breitrose, H., Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, inc, & BFA Educational Media. (1970). The Cows of Dolo Ken Paye. New York: Bfa.

Discusses the coexistence of old customs and new economic practices and social structures in the Liberian village of Fokwele. Follows the "hot-knife" trial of a Kpelle farmer who wounded a cow descended from one belonging to former chieftain Dolo Ken Paye.

Gilday, K., Telefilm Canada, Ontario Film Development Corporation, Kandor Productions, L., & Direct Cinema Ltd. (1990). The Famine within. Santa Monica, CA: Direct Cinema Limited.

Documents the contemporary obsession with an unrealistic body size and shape among North American women and the eating disorders it engenders.

Glaxo Wellcome. (1998). Clinical Depression and Women :. Research Triangle Park, NC: Glaxo Wellcome.

Depression caused by a chemical inbalance in the brain affects millions of Americans. Women are more likely than men to suffer from this disease. The video tells the stories of women who battled depression and won.

Gleason, J. I., Mereghetti, E., Kamel Film, & Filmakers Library, i. (1990). Becoming a Woman in Okrika. New York, N.Y.: Filmakers Library.

Five females, fifteen to seventeen years old, undergo a traditional rite of passage that used to be a necessary prelude to marriage in Okrika. This sequence of events takes place in the village of Ogbogbo, which is part of the Okrika community of Ijo-speaking people who populate the Niger Delta in Rivers State, Nigeria.

Gomez, D., Dylan, B., Masters, R., Peter, Paul, and Mary, Interamerican Television Affiliates, & Image Transform, i. (1986). The Situation. North Hollywood, CA: Image Transform, inc.

A frightening picture of two years of daily life in El Salvador's Civil War, and the personal portrait of an American film crew who lived with a Salvadoran family for two tragic years.

Goodman, R., Colloton, D., Golden, M., Stossel, J., ABC News, & ABC News Home Video. (2001). John Stossel Goes to Washington. New York, N.Y.: ABC News.

ABC News correspondent John Stossel looks at Government waste, abuse, spending and mismanagement and how it affects our lives and our pocketbooks.

Goodwin, N., Wgbh, Wnet, Kcet, & PBS Video. (1988). Geronimo and the Apache Resistance. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Chiricahua Apaches tell their own story, a different story from the myths we have learned about the Apaches and about Geronimo.

Gordimer, N., Simon, B., & Perspective Films. (1980). Six Feet of the Country. Northbrook, IL: Coronet Films & Video distributor.

A white South African couple find the turmoil of apartheid reflected in their marriage when a dead Black man is discovered on their farm.

Goudvis, P., Richter, R., & Icarus Films. (1987). Under the Gun. New York, N.Y.: Icarus Films.

Examines the kind of democracy that exists in Guatemala, after the Jan. 14, 1986 inaugeration of Mario Vinicio Cerezo Arévalo as the first civilian president in almost 20 years. Portrays the government's attempts to cope with the political, social and economic problems of Guatemala, focusing on human rights, land reform, and continuing military control.

Grant, M., Borden, J., Geiogamah, H., Foulkrod, P., & Turner Home Entertainment Group. (1994).The Native Americans. Atlanta, Ga.: Turner Home Entertainment.

Rediscover America in this illuminating six-part series as Native Americans tell their own compelling story against the background splendor of the geographic regions from which they came.

Greenberg, M., Hamadi, N., McArthur, S., Okada, Y., Multicultural Media Associates, & Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha. (1995). Central and South America. Montpelier, Vt: Multicultural Media.

Central and South America are presented by selected performances that reveal general features of the music of this very large region. Countries represented musically are Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela.

Grossman, J., Rosdy, P., Sukowa, B., Tausig, O., Zorn, J., & National Center for Jewish Film et al. (1998). Port of Last Resort. Vienna: Pinball Films/Extrafilm.

Presents the little-known story of nearly 20,000 European Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai in the years 1938-1941, through four survivors (Fred Fields, Ernest Heppner, Illo Heppner, and Siegmar Simon).

Grubin, D., Public Affairs Television, & Newbridge Communications. (1995). The Language of LifeNewbridge Communications.

Guest, R., Transatlantic Films, Mystic Fire Video, Inc, & Channel Four. (1990). Greek Fire. New York, NY: Mystic Fire Video.

Explores the influence of ancient Greece on modern philosophy.

Gutiérrez Alea, T., Llapur, S., Vives, C. G.,Luis Alberto, Rodr'riquez, N., Brouwer, L., & Garcia Joya, M. et al. (1977). The Last Supper. New York, N.Y.: New Yorker Video.

Set in Havana at the end of the 18th century, a guilt-ridden count invites twelve of his plantation slaves to a "last supper" during which he attempts to teach them what he sees as the crucial elements of Christianity, namely, submissive obedience to their master and joy in suffering. When the count breaks his word, however, and forces the slaves to work the next day (Good Friday), they revolt and the count's punishment is swift and brutal.

Hamadi, N., Greenberg, M., McArthur, S., Ohta, H., Multicultural Media Associates, & Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha. (1995). Canada and the United States. Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media.

Eleven performances of instrumental, vocal and dance music from French-speaking communitities in Canada. Performances consist of fiddling, guitar playing, work songs, reels and quadrilles. Seven performances of instrumental, vocal and dance music from native and English-speaking communities in Canada. A wide representation of rural and urban traditions performed in African-American communities in the United States from children's songs to urban blues.

Hamadi, N., Greenberg, M., McArthur, S., Ohta, H., Multicultural Media Associates, & Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha. (1995). The Caribbean. Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media.

The Caribbean is represented by a large number of examples from 14 countries that together reveal the richness and variety of the music cultures of their region.

Hamadi, N., Greenberg, M., McArthur, S., Ohta, H., Multicultural Media Associates, & Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha. (1995). Central and South America. Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media.

Central and South America are represented here by selected performances that reveal general features of the music of this very large region. Countries covered include Belize, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Guatemala and Guyana.

Hamadi, N., Greenberg, M., McArthur, S., Ohta, H., Multicultural Media Associates, & Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha. (1995). The United States. Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media.

Includes traditional Anglo, French and Spanish folkmusic and dancing with performances by Margaret McArthur, Mike Seeger, Doc Watson, Jean Ritchie, Beausoleil and others.

Hamadi, N., Greenberg, M., McArthur, S., Ohta, H., Multicultural Media Associates, & Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha. (1995). The United States. Montpelier, VT: Multicultural Media.

The first section of this tape includes eleven performances of spirituals, hymns, brass band music, gospel group music. The second section includes five performances of baptism hymns, gospel duets, country hymns and bluegrass music.

Hamilton, B., Rashleigh, J., Wild Pigeon Productions, & Filmakers Library, i. (1999). A Day Will Come. New York, N.Y.: Filmakers Library.

This documentary takes place in the home of the Mughals, a family of ten living in Quetta, Pakistan. The two eldest children are each celebrating their engagements, under very different circumstances. Ilyas is following tradition with an arranged marriage to a girl he has never met. His sister, Yasmin, has convinced her parents to bend the rules and let her choose her own husband. The engagement festivities provide a colorful backdrop to the family's struggle with tradition and change in a society where women rarely make their own decisions.

Hanig, J., Roberts, W., Klein, J., Reichert, J., & New Day Films. (1974). Men's Lives. Athens, Ohio: New Day Films.

Uses a series of candid interviews in order to show what American boys and men believe about the American concept of masculinity.

Hartley, M., & Wtvi. (1991). Women, Coming Out of the Shadows. Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions.

Alcoholic and drug dependent women discuss their experiences.

Harvard University. Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, & Harvard University. Office of Race Relations and Minority Affairs. (1992). Race in the Classroom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning.

This video depicts moments when race and culture become major factors in the classroom dynamics. It includes vignettes based on real incidents reported by students and teachers in a university environment.

Heerah, S., Berrios, E., Women Make Movies, & LeapFrog. (1996). Beyond Beijing. New York, NY: Women Make Movies.

From August 30 to September 15, 1995 two parallel events took place in China: the NGO (Non-governmental organization) Forum on Women in Huairou, and the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. This film looks at the Conference's attempts to complete the platform document, at the various workshops held, and particularly at the individual NGO Forum projects, such as 'Women weaving the world together'.

Henson, R., Cicada Films, & California Newsreel. (1990). Trouble Behind. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

Uncovers the origins of today's racism in the history of a seemingly typical American small town, Corbin, Kentucky.

Heritage Videos. (1994). A Nation Adrift. Shawnee Mission, KS: Heritage Videos.

This documentary shows how the hand of God guided our forefathers as they forged our nation.

Hershon, E., Guerra, R., von Bonin, W., Kahlo, F., RM Arts, & Home Vision. (1983). Frida Kahlo (1910-1954). Chicago, IL: Home Vision.

Profiles Frida Kahlo's work, her interest in politics and her tempestuous relationship with husband Diego Rivera, leader of the Mexican muralist movement.

Herzog, W., & Interama. (1992). Wodaabe Les Bergers Du Soleil. New York, N.Y.: Interama Video Classics.

Filming the Woodabe in the drought stricken Sahara, Herzog focuses on one tribal ritual. Once a year in what amounts to a beauty pageant, the young men dress up and parade in front of the women. Each woman must then chose and spend the next few nights with the man she finds most beautiful.

High Tide Productions, & New Day Films. (1987). Man Oh Man. New York, NY: New Day Films.

Using interviews with men, family films, and a pastiche of sounds and images, documents what it is like to grow up as a male in America today. Looks at what shapes a boy into a man and the roles and stereotypes men have to deal with in today's society.

Hilliard, A. G., Akbar, N., & PBS Adult Learning Service. (1996). Voices from the Village

Hobel-Leiterman Productions, Document Associates, CTV Television Network, & MPI Home Video. (1987). The Fabulous Sixties, 1960-1969. Oak Forest, IL: MPI Home Video.

Reviews the events, personalities, cultural and social trends, and business and sports achievements responsible for making the 1960's a decade a decade of sharp contrasts.

Hoffman, S. M., Cowan, R. A., Aratow, P., & University of California . Extension Media Center. (1973). Kypseli. Berkeley: University of California Extension Media Center.

A film essay on the peasant society of Kipseli, a small isolated Greek village on the island of Thera. Depicts how the people of Kipseli divide time, space, material possessions, and activities according to an underlying pattern based on the separation of the sexes, and shows how this division determines the village social structure.

Hoffman, S. M., Cowan, R. A., Aratow, P., & University of California . Extension Media Center. (1973). Kypseli. Berkeley: University of California Extension Media Center.

A film essay on the peasant society of Kipseli, a small isolated Greek village on the island of Thera. Depicts how the people of Kipseli divide time, space, material possessions, and activities according to an underlying pattern based on the separation of the sexes, and shows how this division determines the village social structure.

Hossfeld, H. J. (1986). Crete + Mycenae. Indianapolis, IN: Kartes.

Shows the archaeological findings at Knossos and elsewhere on Crete, as well as Mycenae on the Greek mainland, in order to compare the cultural history of the Minoan civilization with that of Mycenae.

Hunter, H., Keitel, H., Neill, S., Paquin, A., Campion, J., & Chapman, J. et al. (1997). The Piano. Van Nuys, Calif.: Avid Home Entertainment ; Exclusively distributed by LIVE Entertainment.

A young mute woman and her child travel to New Zealand in the 1800s for an arranged marriage to a farmer there. After the marriage she meets another man, and the competition for her love begins. Only one of the men realizes that her affections can only be won through her beloved piano.

Ichikawa, K., Nakagawa, K., Ichihashi, Y., Fujii, T., Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha, & Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan et al. (1990). The JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance. Tokyo; Cambridge, MA: JVC, Victor Company of Japan production company,$c1988; Rounder Records distributor.

Im, K., Im, M. K., & Lee, T. (2001). Chunhyang (Letterbox ed.). New York: New Yorker Video.

". .a classic tale of lovers torn apart by two different worlds"--Cover.

Ishiguro, K., Nichols, M., Calley, J., Merchant, I., Ivory, J., & Jhabvala, R. P. et al. (1997). The Remains of the Day. Burbank, Calif.: Columbia TriStar Home Video.

The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically perfect butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper in the employ of a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe.

Islamic Publications International. (1991). Women in Islam. Berkley, CA: Islamic Publications International.

This film will consider from an Islamic point of view, the issue of the woman, her position in society, her role in human edeavour and her rights and obligations.

Jablonko, A. P. (1968). Maring in Motion. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University. Films in the Behavioral Sciences.

Visual presentation of the thesis with analysis of the movement style of the maring swidden horticulturalists living on the slopes of the Bismark Mountains, in the terms of how people use their bodies, how they use the space around themselves and how they use time.

Jackson, J., Horsley, R., Reiter, J., Tirado, W., & First Run/Icarus Films. (1986). Nicaragua, Development Under Fire. New York, NY: First Run Icarus Films.

An overview of the economic situation in Nicaragua and an examination of how economic and social programs in Nicaragua are endangered by the Contra War and also by the political intricacies of international aid.

Jampel, B., CRM/McGraw-Hill Films, & McGraw-Hill Training Systems. (1975). Women in Management. Del Mar, CA: McGraw-Hill Training Systems.

Presents one traditionally male-dominated company's efforts to adapt to the appearance of women in leadership positions.

Jampel, B., Kiley, R., National Geographic Society, & Wqed. (1988). Mysteries of Mankind. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society.

Traces anthropological research in human evolution, beginniing with discoveries in Africa of australopithecine bones, the Leakey's discoveries in the African Rift Valley and Olduvai Gorge, Johanson's work in Hadar, Ethiopia. Includes discussion of dating techniques such as laser dating, and the search for a common ancestor.

Jennings, K., Moreno, R., Kcts, Public Television Outreach Alliance, & PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service. (1995). A Woman's HealthPBS Adult Learning Satellite Service.

This program is a documentary portrait of seven women involved in fighting the health battles most often confronted by women in America today: heart disease, smoking, breast cancer, osteoporosis, domestic violence, and depression. It focuses on critical moments in the lives of these women as they became aware that their health was at risk and follows their internal debates and decisions about caring for their health. Introduced by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Jerome, B., State of the Art Community Video Productions, & Cinema Guild. (1985). Personal Decisions. New York, N.Y.: Cinema Guild.

An intimate look at the forces that shape one of the hardest decisions a woman will ever have to make, whether or not to have an abortion.

Why sex? [videorecording]. (2001).[Motion Picture] South Burlington, Vt.: WGBH Boston Video.

An examination of the struggle between science and religion in defining the origin and nature of humans.

Jhally, S., Katz, J., Earp, J., & Media Education Foundation. (2002). Tough Guise. Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation.

Looks systematically at the relationship between the images of popular culture and the social construction of masculine identities in the U.S. at the end of the 20th century. Jackson Katz argues that there is a crisis in masculinity and that some of the guises offered to men as a solution (e.g., rugged individualism, violence) come loaded with attendant dangers to women, as well as other men.

Jhally, S., & Media Education Foundation. (1995). Dreamworlds 2 (2nd ed.). Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation.

A controversial video that MTV tried to ban. Portrays the impact that sex and violence in media have on society and culture in our everyday life. Shows scenes from over 165 music videos to show how the media portrays masculinity, femininity, sex, and sex roles. Includes a scene of a brutal gang rape from the movie, The accused.

Jocelyn Riley Productions. (1992). Winnebago Women. Madison, Wis.: Jocelyn Riley.

Features five Wisconsin Winnebago Indian women telling about their lives in their own words. The production features full-color photography of Winnebago baskets, moccasins, buckskin dresses, beadwork and other examples of a living cultural and artistic tradition.

Johanson, D. C., & Cleveland Museum of Natural History. (1981). The First Family. Cleveland, Ohio: Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Tells of the 1974 discovery in Ethiopia of the oldest, most complete skeleton of human ancestry and the discovery in 1975 of the remains of thirteen persons believed to be three million years old. Curator of physical anthropology at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and American leader of the exploration team, Donald C. Johanson, discusses the significance of the discovery.

Jolson, A., McAvoy, M., Oland, W., Loy, M., Besserer, E., & Lederer, O. et al. (1996). The Jazz Singer. Miami, FL: Video Entertainment Corp.

A melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son (Al Jolson) who aspires to be a jazz singer despite his father's objection and religious tradition. In motion picture history, this marks the first feature film to utilize synchronous sound. Jolson's songs include "Toot, toot, tootsie", "Blue skies", and "Mammy."

Julia, R., de Beaufort, M., Wgbh, Channel Four, & Central Independent Television. (1993). Get Up, Stand Up. South Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

A series of programs looking at contemporary Latin America. This program focuses on the issue of sovereignty of Caribbean and Latin American nations, looks at Jamaica and Colombia. Examines political, economic and social problems in these countries and the effects of intervention by the United States in their affairs.

Julia, R., Vecchione, J., de Beaufort, M., Campos, Y., Wgbh, & Channel Four et al. (1993). Fire in the Mind. South Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

A series of programs looking at contemporary Latin America. As Latin American countries struggle to come to terms with their problems, many demand fundamental structural change - revolution. This program focuses on revolutions in two countries: El Salvador and Peru. It examines the conflict in El Salvador, rooted in issues of land and poverty and where some of the problems are being addressed. But in Peru, serious economic conditions and poverty have resulted in a violent and more deadly revolutionary group, the Shining Path.

Julia, R., Vecchione, J., Field, R., Mendelbaum, J., Wgbh, & Channel Four et al. (1993). In Women's Hands. South Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

A series of programs looking at contemporary Latin America. This program focuses on the women of Chile and how political and social changes since the 1970's has changed the traditional role of women. Women have become a new force, changing families, their communities and their country.

Julia, R., Vecchione, J., Field, R., Wgbh, Channel Four, & Central Independent Television. (1993).Capital Sins. South Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

A series of programs looking at contemporary Latin America. This program focuses on Brazil - its economic and social conditions, people and resources and politics and government.

Julia, R., Vecchione, J., Mandelbaum, J., Wgbh, Channel Four, & Central Independent Television. (1993). Builders of Images. South Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

A series of programs looking at contemporary Latin America. In this program, meet artists from Puerto Rico, Brazil, Mexico and Argentina who are creating works that reflect and influence their people's cultural identity.

Julia, R., Vecchione, J., Portillo, L., Wgbh, Channel Four, & Central Independent Television. (1993). Mirrors of the Heart. South Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

A series of programs looking at contemporary Latin America. This program focuses on identity, race and ethnicity in three Latin American countries - Bolivia, Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Julia, R., Vecchione, J., Telles, R., de Beaufort, M., Wgbh, & Channel Four et al. (1993).Continent on the Move. South Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

A series of programs looking at contemporary Latin America. This program focuses on Mexico and the migration from rural areas to the cities. Examines the social and economic problems in present day Mexico.

Julia, R., Vecchione, J., Young, V. L., Wgbh, Channel Four, & Central Independent Television. (1993). Miracles are Not enough. South Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

A series of programs looking at contemporary Latin America. This program examines the changing role of religion and the Catholic Church in Brazil and Nicaragua. In the last 30 years, the religious landscape has changed dramatically, with new religions challenging Catholicism, old and new beliefs mingling, and the Catholic Church undergoing remarkable changes.

Julia, R., Veccione, J., Ash, D., Wgbh, Channel Four, & Central Independent Television. (1993).The Garden of Forking Paths. South Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

A series of programs looking at contemporary Latin America. This program focuses on Argentina - its history, politics and government, and economic and social problems and conditions.

Jutra, C., Gagnon, J., Duceppe, J., Thibault, O., & Champagne, L. (1990). Mon Oncle Antoine. Chicago, Ill.: Home Vision.

The coming-of-age of a 15-year-old who lives in the asbestos mining region of Quebec.

Kane, B., & CGI Productions. (1988). When Night Comes. Ontario, N.Y.: CGI Productions.

Looks at the Vietnam of 1988 with emphasis on contemporary problems resulting from the damage and destruction left by the Vietnam War, and the efforts of the Vietnamese people to rebuild their country and their culture.

Keach, S., Pennsylvania State University, Wqed, & Cambridge Studios. (1992). Out of the Past

Stacy Keach, with the help of field archaeologists, introduces us to the work and thought of archaeology.

Keach, S., & Public Broadcasting Associates. (1988). Seeking the First Americans. Washington, D.C.: PBS Video.

Examines the theories of archaeologists who are searching for clues to the identity of the first people to reach North America between 11,000 and 50,000 years ago.

Kikim Media, Unity Productions Foundation, PBS Video, & Kqed-Tv. (2002). Muhammad. S.L.: Kikim Media.

Tells the story of the seventh century prophet who changed world history in 23 years, and continues to shape the lives of more than 1.2 billion people. Three years in the making, the film takes viewers not only to ancient Middle Eastern sites where Muhammed's story unfolds, but into the homes, mosques and workplaces of some of America's estimated seven million Muslims to discover the many ways in which they follow Muhammad's example.

Kilbourne, J., & Cambridge Documentary Films. (1987). Still Killing Us Softly. Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge Documentary Films.

Discusses the manner in which women are portrayed by advertising and the effects this has on women and their images of themselves.

Kilbourne, J., Jhally, S., & Media Education Foundation. (2000). Killing Us Softly 3. Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation.

Discusses the manner in which women continue to be portrayed by advertising and the effects this has on their images of themselves.

Kilbourne, J., Jhally, S., & Media Education Foundation. (1995). Slim Hopes. Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation.

Illustrated lecture which explores the manner in which women are portrayed by advertising with the focus on thinness. Discusses the impact this portrayal has on the self images of women and girls.

Kilbourne, J., Vitagliano, J., Stallone, P., & Cambridge Documentary Films. (1979). Killing Us Softly. Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge Documentary Films.

Explores the image of women presented by modern advertising. Illustrates with examples the use of women as sex objects.

King, K., Alper, L., Nachem, J., Kane, M. J., Griffin, P., & Messner, M. et al. (2002). Playing Unfair. Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation.

It has been 30 years since Title IX legislation granted women equal playing time, but the male-dominated world of sports journalism has yet to catch up with the law. Coverage of women's sport lags far behind men's, and focuses on female athletes femininity and sexuality over their achievements on the court and field.

King, M. L., Maljack Productions, I., & MPI Home Video. (1986). I have a Dream. Oak Forest, IL: MPI Home Video.

Martin Luther King's speech at the Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963.

Klein, H., Wiecha, J., Lorimar Home Video, & Warner Home Video. (1987). Women in Business. Boston, Mass.: Lorimar Home Video : Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Advice and perpective from women who have faced the challenges and achieved success in business. Includes: building credibility ; negotiating and selling ; hiring and firing ; managing success and failure ; your business and family ; resources and networks.

Koce-Tv, Coast Community College District, & Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, inc. (1983). Age, Common Interest, and Stratification. Huntington Beach, Calif.: Koce-Tv.

Discusses three methods of grouping, which are common to most societies. Included are age grading - the Masai; vocational stratification -the Brotherhood of Black Pullmen Porters; and social stratification - an affluent American family, the caste system in India, and South African apartheid.

Kohn, R., Hudson, P., & First-Run Features. (1985). Lord of the Dance, Destroyer of Illusion. New York, NY: First Run Features.

Filmed in a remote region of Nepal within the shadow of Mt. Everest, Lord of the Dance documents activities at two Buddhist monasteries where Sherpas and Tibetans preserve a unique way of life and vision of the world. The film focuses on the ancient Mani-Rimdu festival of "awakening" and on Trulshig Rinpoche, the Tibetan Lama who directs its performance.

Kolker, A., Alvarez, L., & Center for New American Media. (1986). American Tongues. New York, NY: Cnam.

Illustrates various dialects of the English language within the U.S.

Kuhn, R. L., Zhu, A., Morris, E. J., Li, Q., Fruchtman, R., & Crowley, J. et al. (2004). In Search of China. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities and Sciences.

"Illuminates the profound consequences of China's commitment to build a free market system and the resultant unleashing of the dynamism, energy, and entrepreneurial spirit of the Chinese people goes beyond the impressive statistics of economic growth to tell the human story of China today"--Container.

Kunjufu, J., & African-American Images. (1988). Black Men, Black Women. Chicago, Ill.: African American Images.

A workshop, with audience participation, discusses societal influences on the attitudes and interpersonal relations of African-American men and women.

Kwan, P., & Iger, A. (1998). Pins and Noodles. S.l.:

Follows filmmaker Paul Kwan's quest to recover from a painful skin rash and later, a debilitating stroke, using both Western and traditional Chinese medicine; the latter includes acupuncture and foods and herbs used in Chinese culture for healing. The program is a lens through which to observe the healing power of food while affirming the imnportance of knowing the benefits of one's culture and perpetuating it.

Lacy, S., Laughlin, K., & Terra Nova Films. (1986). Whisper, the Waves, the Wind. Chicago, Ill.: Terra Nova Films.

Staged around an actual event on a Southern California beach, interviews with older women inspire the viewer to cast off stereotypes, to break through age and gender barriers and to see older women in a new light.

Lanzmann, C., Films Aleph, & Historia Films. (1985). Shoah. Hollywood, CA; New York, NY: Paramount Video; New Yorker Films release.

Interviews with death-camp survivors and Nazi functionaries. Shows present-day view of some of the concentration camps.

Lazarus, M., Wunderlich, R., Gilligan, C., Steiner-Adair, C., Dines, G., & Steinem, G. et al. (2000). Beyond Killing Us Softly. Cambridge, Mass.: Cambridge Documentary Films.

A documentary about the fight against the toxic and degrading messages to women and girls that dominate the media. The film presents the leading authorities in the fields of psychology of women and girls, eating disorders, gender studies, violence against women, and media literacy -- and focuses their ideas on practical solutions and the best tactics for reclaiming our culture.

Lazarus, M., Wunderlich, R., Kabat, S., & Cambridge Documentary Films. (1993). Defending our Lives. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge Documentary Films, Inc.

Shows the magnitude and severity of domestic violence in this country. This video features four women imprisoned for killing their batterers and their terrifying personal testimonies. Each of these women tells her own horrific tale of beatings, rape and torture at the hands of her husband or boyfriend.

Leakey, R. E., Spry-Leverton, P., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, Time-Life Video, & Time-Life Films. (1989). The Survival of the Species. New York: Ambrose Video.

Richard Leakey examines the crucial behavior patterns that, over millions of years, made us what we are. He also looks at new evidence that suggests the human animal will survive.

LeBlanc, J., & Changing America. (2000). Texas Trail. New York, N.Y.: Changing America.

Changing America, a monthly television news magazine, goes on the road to Texas to hear Texans tell the story of George W. Bush, his background, his political career, and most importantly how his policies as governor have affected the working families of Texas. They speak out on key issues such as education, healthcare, immigrant rights, labor rights, prisons, pollution and poverty.

Lee, S., Kilik, J., Wayans, D., Glover, S., Smith, J. P., & Davidson, T. et al. (2001). Bamboozled. California: New Line Home Entertainment.

"In a searing parody of American television, Bamboozled takes a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a network executive's stunning rise and tragic downfall."--Container.

Lee, S., Pollard, S., Blanchard, T., Home Box Office, Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks, & Direct Cinema Ltd. (1998). 4 Little Girls. Santa Monica, Calif.: Direct Cinema Limited.

"The Birmingham Campaign was launched in 1963. Martin Luther King Jr. and other activists were soon jailed[The children] marched alongside the adults and were taken to jail with them. The 16th St. Baptist Church was close to the downtown area, it was an ideal location to hold rallies and meetings. On Sunday morning, Sept. 15, 1963, dynamite planted by the Ku Klux Klan, exploded in the building. .the bodies of [four] girls were found--Denise McNair, Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley"--Container.

Lee, S., Snipes, W., Sciorra, A., Davis, O., Dee, R., & Ross, M. et al. (1991). Jungle Fever. Universal City, CA: MCA/Universal Home Video distributor.

An Afro-American architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families and shunned by their neighbors in this moving view of inner-city life.

Lenzer, A., Curlee, J., Stamberg, S., University of Hawaii at Manoa. Center on Aging, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1993). Love, Intimacy and Sexuality. S. Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

In this program, older couples speak frankly about their enjoyment of sex. Experts examine physical and emotional issues of sexuality.

Lenzer, A., Stamberg, S., University of Hawaii at Manoa. Center on Aging, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1993). Social Roles and Relationships in Old Age. S. Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection.

This program looks at how family, friendship and work roles evolve and continue as we age. The pioneering of new roles is also explored.

Lesiak, C., Jones, M., Keach, S., McCullough, D. G., & PBS Video. (1991). In the White Man's Image. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Video.

A look at the education of a certain group of American Indians in the Carlisle School for Indian Students founded by Richard Pratt in the early part of the 20th century as an attempt to change their heritage and values. Includes the story of Cheyenne warriors who were exiled to St. Augustine, Florida as the first group of Indians to be schooled under Mr. Pratt's direction.

Lewis, A., Hansell, T., Headwaters, & Appalshop Films. (1995). Evelyn Williams. Whitesburg, KY: Appalshop.

Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, an environmental group, protests oil and gas company operations on Evelyn Williams' land. Williams also discusses her life.

Lewis, J., Warren, L., Wilkinson, J., & Harvard University. Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. (1996). Women in the Classroom. Cambridge, Mass.: Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard University.

" a series of short videotaped vignettes depicting moments in teaching and learning in which the role of women is an issue--either because of the gender of the teacher or students, or because of the topic under discussion. Each is based on observed classroom experiences. The five vignettes range in length from three to four and a half minutes, and can be used to initiate discussion about how gender issues affect learning and teaching. The tape also includes a series of 'Shorts'--provocative student one-liners on gender issues."--Verso of container case.

Lew-Lee, L., & Electronic News Group. (1996). All Power to the People!. Los Angeles, CA: Electronic News Group.

Government documents, rare news clips, interviews with ex-activists and FBI/CIA agents define the bloody conflict between political dissent and repressive government authority in the U.S. during the period of the 60s and the 70s.

Liberty Fund. (1970). The Industrial Revolution. Indianapolis, Ind.: Liberty Fund, Inc.

Lin, Q., Hou, X., Wu, N., Zhu, T., WinStar TV and Video, & Fox Lorber Films. (2001). Xi Meng Ren Sheng. Taipai City; New York, NY: ERA International Ltd.; WinStar TV & Video.

Based on the memoirs of Li Tien-lu, Taiwan's most celebrated puppeteer, The Puppetmaster tells the tale of one man's struggle against adversary. Spanning the years from Li's birth in 1909 to the end of Japan's fifty-year occupation of Taiwan in 1945, this story captures the puppetmaster's hardships during this war-torn ear. The portrait that emerges reflects the emotionally complex state of Chinese society during the first half of the twentieth century.

Lindvahl, C., Nayak, M., Teutopolis High School, & Peace Corps . Office of World Wise Schools. (1995). Destination: The Marshall Islands. Washington, D.C.: Peace Corps, World Wise Schools.

A film made by high school students from Teutopolis, Illinois, describing the culture and geography of the Marshall Islands.

Lipscomb, S., & New Day Films. (1997). Battle for the MindsNew Day Films.

This documentary explores the tensions within the Southern Baptist Convention, in regard to the role of women in the church and the ordination of women in particular, by tracing changes in the leadership of the S.B.C. and also the "conservative takeover" of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Liu, H., Huang, S., Gong, L., Er, D., Da, S., & Lü, Y. et al. (2004). A Soul Haunted by Painting. New York, NY: Knight Mediacom.

In the late 1920s, a woman painter specializing in nude painting returns from France to China to teach her skills but finds that the art form is being heavily condemned by the general public and the government. In dismay, she leaves her husband several years later and returns to France to pursue her career.

López, R., & Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica. (1989). El Mensajero De Los Dios. La Habana, Cuba; New York: Instituto Cubano de Arte y Industria Cinematográficos; distributed by Latin American Video Archives.

"In Afro-Cuban religions the drum is the messenger of the Gods, known as Orishas. This records a ceremony in a Havana neighborhood using two drums as an offering to the African Yoruba Gods, Yemaya and Chango."

Lynd, A., & New Day Films. (1976). Union Maids. Dayton, Ohio: New Day Films.

The story of three women who were part of the Rank and File Labor Movement during the tumultuous 1930's. Their lives were like many other young working women. But all three rose to the demands of their time and became militant organizers for their class.

Lyons, O., Moyers, B. D., Mystic Fire Video, Inc, & Public Affairs Television. (1991). The Faithkeeper. New York, N.Y.: Mystic Fire Video.

Faithkeeper Oren Lyons, a chief of the Turtle Clan of the Onondaga Nation, discusses ancient Native American prophecies of the ecological disasters now faced by society. Lyons speaks of respect for nature, of the spiritual basis of law, the importance of participating in community, and of our responsibility to future generations.

Macaya, R., Masayesva, V., Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, IS Productions, & Facets Video. (1984). Itam Hakim, Hopiit. Chicago, IL: Facets Video.

Storyteller Ross Macaya tells stories from the myths and history of the Hopi people. Illustrated with dramatic nature photography of the Southwest and scenes from Hopi daily life and ritual.

MacDougall, D., MacDougall, J., & University of California . Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning. (1981). A Wife among Wives. Berkeley, CA: University of California Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning.

An ethnographic documentary on the Turkana of northern Kenya. This is an inquiry into the Turkana view of marriage.

Mahan, L., Lipman, M., & New Day Films. (1996). Holding Ground. New York: New Day Films.

Through the voices of committed residents, activists and city officials, this documentary shows how a Boston community organized the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative and was able to create and carry out its own agenda for change.

Manso, F., Xavier, N., Ceiça, M., Diaz, C., Motta, Z., & Negromonte, V. et al. (1998). O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

"O Testamento do Senhor Napumoceno is an epic, or at least an epic farce, from one of the world's least known but most culturally complex societies - Cape Verde. This classic tale of the hollowness at the core of provincial bourgeois life introduces English speaking audiences to Germano Almeida, one of the outstanding writers in Portuguese today. With its novelistic breadth, the film offers a bildungsroman of a man and a society so caught up in the pursuit of conventional success and prestige it overlooks its true self almost until it is too late"--From the California Newsreel Web site.

Marlowe, C., Jarman, D., Clark-Hall, S., Root, A., McBride, S., & Butler, K. et al. (1992). Edward IINew Line Home Video; sold exclusively by Turner Home Entertainment.

"Edward II embraces the essential dramatic themes of passion, murder, and unrequited love. Steven Waddington plays the monarch as a man whose destiny hangs on his overpowering passion and lack of responsibility to the British throne. He rebuffs his wife, Isabella, lavishing affection on the handsome Gaveston -- a choice that ultimately seals his fate."

Marshall, H., Marshall, L., Evans, J., Steiger, R., PBS Home Video, & ICON Films LTD. (2000).Journey into AmazoniaPBS Home Video.

Journey into Amazonia captures the spirit of the world's largest tropical wilderness -- the Amazon Basin rainforest. Recognized as one of Earth's natural wonders, it offers a closer look at rarely seen animals as they contend with the volatile waters of the world's largest river system.

Marshall, J., Harvard University. Film Study Center, Films Incorporated, & Documentary Educational Resources. (199u). The Hunters. Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources.

In this classic documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures.

Martin, I., Richards, G., Turner, S., Stafford, C., Covington, J., & Meadows, J. et al. (1993). Sexual Stereotypes in Media. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Inc.

Maryknoll World Video. (1900). Where Land is Life. Maryknoll, New York: Maryknoll World Video.

The indigenous people of the Lake Titicaca region of Peru are reclaiming the land of the area as their own.

Matrisciana, C., Hirson, J. L., Poland, L. W., & Jeremiah Films, I. (2000). Death by Entertainment. Hernet, CA: Jeremiah Films.

Looks at how movies, television, music, magazines and the Internet bear responsibility for modern social decline, with presentations and messages that encourage immoral and violent behavior.

Maybury-Lewis, D., Biniman Productions Ltd, Adrian Malone Productions, Ltd, Kcet, British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & PBS Video. (1992). Millennium. Alexandria, VA: Distributed by PBS Video.

Designed to stimulate reflection and inspire a new look at what the modern world can learn from tribal societies as we approach the millenium. Explores the values and different world perspectives that hold many tribal societies together. Presents tribal peoples in the dignity of their own homes and captures their customs and ceremonies with extraordinary photography.

Mazrui, A. A., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Weta-Tv. (1986). A Clash of Cultures. S.l.:

This program shows the coexistence of many African traditions and modern life and the conflicts and compromises that emerge from the mixing of cultures. It explores whether Africa can synthesize its own heritage with the legacies of Islam and the West.

Mazrui, A. A., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Weta-Tv. (1986). A Garden of Eden in Decay?. S.l.:

This program identifies the problems of a continent that produces what it does not consume and consumes what it does not produce, showing Africa's struggle between economic dependence and decay.

Mazrui, A. A., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Weta-Tv. (1986). Global Africa. S.l.:

Illustrates African contributions to contemporary culture, including the significance of the African diaspora, and examines the continuing influence of the superpowers on the affairs of Africa.

Mazrui, A. A., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Weta-Tv. (1986). A Legacy of Lifestyles. S.l.:

This program explores how African contemporary lifestyles are influenced by indigenous, Islamic and Western factors. It compares simple African societies with those that are more complex and centralized, and examines the importance of family life.

Mazrui, A. A., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Weta-Tv. (1986). The Nature of a Continent. S.l.:

Explores the link between geography and history in Africa. Examines Africa as the birthplace of humankind and discusses the impact of geography on African history including the role of the Nile in the origin of civilization and the introduction of Islam to Africa through its Arabic borders.

Mazrui, A. A., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Weta-Tv. (1986). New Conflicts. S.l.:

Explores conflicts and tensions inherent in the juxtuposition of the three heritages of Africa: traditional African, Western and Islamic. It looks at the ways these conflicts have contributed to the rise of nationalist movements, the warrior tradition of indigenous Africa, the jihad tradition of Islam, and modern guerilla warfare.

Mazrui, A. A., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Weta-Tv. (1986). New Gods. S.l.:

This program examines the factors that influence religion in Africa, paying particular attention to how traditional religions, Islam, and Christianity co-exist and influence each other.

Mazrui, A. A., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Weta-Tv. (1986). Tools of Exploitation. S.l.:

Africa is a continent rich in natural resources but poor in its standard of living. This program contrasts the impact of the West on Africa and the impact of Africa on the development of the West, looking at the manner in which Africa's human and natural resources have been exploited before, during, and after the colonial period.

McCullough, D. G., Drasnin, I., Drasnin Productions, WGBH Educational Foundation, Wgbh, & Wnet et al. (1988). The Radio PriestPBS Video.

Presents the life of Father Charles Coughlin, one of the demogogues who became famous during the depth of the Great Depression through his use of radio, causing a debate over the use of the airwaves to promote anti-democratic messages and the capability of the democracy to cope with this type of dissent.

McCullough, D. G., Drasnin, I., Drasnin Productions, WGBH Educational Foundation, Wgbh, & Wnet et al. (1988). The Radio PriestPBS Video.

Presents the life of Father Charles Coughlin, one of the demogogues who became famous during the depth of the Great Depression through his use of radio, causing a debate over the use of the airwaves to promote anti-democratic messages and the capability of the democracy to cope with this type of dissent.

McMillan, T., Bass, R., Whitaker, F., Houston, W., Bassett, A., & Rochon, L. et al. (1996).Waiting to Exhale. Beverly Hills, Calif.: Fox Video.

The story of four African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands and lovers, jobs and makeovers.

Mead, M., Public Broadcasting Associates, & PBS Video. (1981). Margaret Mead--Taking Note. Washington, D.C.: PBS Video.

Biographical tribute to anthropologist Margaret Mead, who entered her career when it was a rarity for a woman. Includes film from her studies, interviews, and public appearances and shows how her fieldwork and writing gained reputation and readership, how she helped resolve cultural conflicts during World War II, etc.

Menchú, R., Zurita, F., Alba Films, & Films for the Humanities. (1993). Rigoberta Menchú. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

This program focuses on 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu, as she discusses the lack of human rights for the indigenous people of Guatemala and her commitment to the struggle for a more egalitarian society.

Meyer, H. E., & Storm King Press. (2003). The Siege of Western Civilization. Friday Harbor, Wash.: Storm King Press.

"Herb Meyer outlines the history of Western civilization and the threats we now face, from the war on terrorism, to our own country's 'second Civil War, ' to the root causes of our current economic troubles. Viewers will come away with a clear, firm grasp of why we face these threats, what we need to do, and most important, what lies ahead for our country"--Container.

Milwe, B., Sloane, A. E., Connecticut Public Television, & Women Make Movies. (1990). Women, the New Poor. Hartford, Conn.; New York: Connectucut Public Radio; distributed by Women Make Movies.

Follows the lives of four women in Connecticut who have become poor in various ways and explores how they cope with poverty.

Minarik, P. A., & Mosby-Year Book. (1995). Communicating with Clients and Colleagues from Different Cultures. St. Louis, Mo.: Mosby-Year Book.

This video demonstrates the importance of sensitivity to differences in expectations and styles of communication based on cultural and ethnic differences. Scenarios illustrate examples of communicating with clients and colleagues from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Special techniques for more effective communication and collaborative communication with other health care professionals are highlighted.

M'Mbugu-Schelling, F., & Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America. (1987). Kumekucha. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Maryknoll World Films : Maryknoll World Video Library distributor.

Documents the daily life of Tanzanian women as they seek to take their place in their society, as it is influenced through education and the impact of Western civilization.

Moir, A., Primedia Productions, Quality Time Television Limited, Primetime Television Limited, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, & Discovery Channel et al. (1992). Brain Sex. Canada: Discovery Communications.

Looks at social relations between men and women.

Momaday, N. S., & Wisconsin Public Television Network. (1991). Winds of Change. Madison, Wisc.: Wisconsin Public Television.

The struggle to maintain Indian identity and the very existence of sovereign Indian nations within the United States is examined. An intimate look at several Indian nations including the Hopi, Iroquois, Navajo and Lummi.

Montano, C. B., & Grady-Weliky, T. A. (2000). Depression and PMDDsponsored by CME. Inc., in conjunction with CMEA, Inc.

Moros, E., Emery, L., & Women Make Movies. (1999). Made in Thailand. New York, N.Y.: Women Make Movies.

A documentary about women factory workers in Thailand and their struggle to organize unions. In Thailand women make up 90% of the labor force responsible for garments and toys for export by multinational corporations. While probing the impact of the New World Order on populations that provide cheap labor in Thailand, the film also profiles women newly empowered by their campaign for human and worker's rights.

Moyers, B. D., Campbell, J., Public Broadcasting Service, & Mystic Fire Video, Inc. (1988).Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth. New York: Mystic Fire Video.

Moyers, B. D., Gaylin, W., Films for the Humanities, & Public Affairs Television. (1994). Ethics and Economics. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities, Inc.

In a program called "Choosing life and death," Gaylin, a psychiatrist and bio-ethicist, talks with Bill Moyers about the ethical questions concerning population control, the high cost of medical treatment, and other biomedical issues.

Nader, L. (1981). Little Injustices. Boston, Mass.: Pbs.

Anthropologist Laura Nader compares the resolution of everyday complaints in law between a small Zapotec Indian village and the United States. Studies are based on a 10-year study of 5000 consumer complaints. She discusses the legal procedures and remedies, and comments on the problems of an impersonal law and on large corporations.

Nader, L., & University of California . Extension Media Center. (1983). To make the Balance. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Media Center.

Describes procedures used in a court in a bilingual Spanish-Zapotec town in Mexico in a legal system where there is no gap between the legal profession and the man on the street.

Nairn, C., Strathern, A., Winter, P., & Granada Television International. (1983). The Kawelka. London; Vancouver, B.C.: Granada Television International; Thomas Howe Associates distributor.

Follows Ongka as he prepares for the giving of his "moka" or gift. The values of the Kawelka people are illuminated by Ongka's solutions to the problems that arise.

Nathan, J., Sevareid, E., Wgbh, & MTI Teleprograms Inc. (1984). Life After Death. Northbrook, Ill.: MTI Teleprograms.

Follows the development of Telophase Corporation, a California based company which tries to revolutionize the funeral industry by offering a cheaper, more efficient service.

National Film Board of Canada, & Arthur Mokin Productions. (1984). I Want to be an Engineer. Santa Rosa, CA: Arthur Mokin Productions.

Promotes engineering as a career choice for young women using on-location interviews with three female engineers working in civil, biomedical, and environmental engineering. Includes glimpses of the three women's personal lives, which encompass marriage, children, and the responsibilities of being a self-supporting single.

Nebraska Educational Television Network, & University of Nebraska--Lincoln. (1987). Sexuality and Aging. Lincoln, NB: Nebraska Projects Unit, Nebraska ETV Network, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Television.

Explores the attitudes, myths, and facts concerning the role of sexuality for older adults.

Nelson, S., Clark-Lewis, E., Lattimore, C., Holme, T., & Abena Productions. (1990). Freedom Bags. New York: Filmakers Library.

Freedom bags is the story of African-American women who migrated from the rural south during the first 3 decades of the 20th century. Hoping to escape from the racism and poverty of the post-Civil War South, they boarded segregated trains for an uncertain future up North. Most could find jobs only as houseworkers, but they kept their dignity and sense of worth through difficult times.

Nelson, S., & Filmakers Library, i. (1980). Two Dollars and a Dream. New York: Distributed by Filmakers Library.

A biography of Madame C.J. Walker, the child of ex-slaves who became America's first self-made millionairess by building a fortune on skin and hair care products for black women. By interweaving social, economic and political history through the use of interviews, historical stills and unique film footage (including scenes from Harlem's famous Cotton Club) the film offers a view of black America from 1867 to the 1930's.

Nevelson, L., Fanshel, S., Godmilow, J., Adato, P. M., Home Vision, & Wnet. (1977). Nevelson in Process. Chicago, Ill.: Home Vision distributor.

Louise Nevelson is seen creating two pieces of sculpture as she discusses her feelings for her art and the creative process.

New Dimension Media, Inc. (1991). Women seen on Television. Eugene, OR: New Dimension Media.

Blends narration, clips of broadcast footage (advertising and program content) and rock music into a fast-paced, critical look at television's stereotypical view of women.

New Yorker Films, New Yorker Video, Films de la Lagune, & Côte d'Ivoire. (1995). Visages De Femmes. New York: New Yorker Video.

Politically and stylistically adventurous film exploring the links between feminism, economics and tradition in modern-day Africa.

Noebel, D., Tackett, D., Pearcey, N., Neuhaus, R. J., Vitz, P. C., & Bywater, K. et al. (1998).Clergy in the Classroom. Manitou Springs, CO; Cleveland, OH: Summit Ministries; American Portrait Films.

Secular humanism is a real and well-developed worldview embraced by many educators, intellectuals, and leaders of our nation. This program examines evidence supporting the fact that Secular Humanism is a religion, and the dominant worldview taught in public schools today.

O'Connor, G., Scheider, R., Winborne, H., Realis Pictures, Miranda Smith Production, & Filmakers Library, i. (1990). Contact. New York, NY: Filmakers Library.

This documentary, filmed in one of the most remote corners of the Brazilian Amazon, depicts the impact of contact with the outside world on an isolated indigenous tribe, the Yanomami Indians, considered to be the last major Stone Age people in the Amazon.

Olin, C., & Chuck Olin Associates. (1992). Out of the Silence. Chicago, Ill.: Chuck Olin Associates.

After describing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its history, this documentary goes on to show the status of human rights in Czechoslovakia and Guatemala.

Onwurah, N., Gardner, L., Johnson, C. L., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & California Newsreel. (1993). Monday's Girls. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

A tribal chieftain's daughter who has lived in a large city for some time agrees to return to her native village for traditional pre-marital ceremonies involving body painting, public breast examination and five-weeks' confinement to "fattening rooms." Her refusal to fully participate in the ritual sparks a crisis underlining the conflict between traditional and modern African lifestyles.

Owen, A., Brownlow, J., Jeffs, C., Paltrow, G., Craig, D., & Harris, J. et al. (2004). Sylvia. Universal City, CA: Universal.

Born in Boston, MA, in 1932, Plath developed a talent as a writer and published her first poem when she was eight years old. That same year, Plath was forced to confront the unexpected death of her father. In 1950, she began studying at Smith College on a literary scholarship. In 1955, she was granted a Fulbright Scholarship to study in England at Cambridge. There, Plath met Ted Hughes, a respected author. The two fell in love, and married in 1958. However, marriage, family, and a growing reputation as an important poet failed to bring Plath happiness.

Paganiniana Publications, & Kultur International Films. (1981). Soviet Army, Chorus, Band & Dance Ensemble. Neptune, NJ; Sea Bright, N.J.: Paganiniana Publications; Kultur.

Spectacular singing, dancing and acrobatics evoke the essence of Russian music and performance.

PBS Video, & Blackside, I. (1989). Eyes on the Prize II. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

PBS Video, & Blackside, I. (1989). Eyes on the Prize II. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

PBS Video, & Blackside, I. (1986). Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-61). Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Depicts the changing focus of black protest during the early 1960's from legal challenges to specific laws to personal and group challenges to a broad range of racial and economic inequities. Links four stories of the period: the lunch counter sit-ins, the formation of SNCC by the students who led the sit-ins, the impact of the sit-ins on the 1960 presidential campaign, and the freedom rides.

PBS Video, & Blackside, I. (1986). Awakenings (1954-56). Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Tells the story of two events that helped to focus the nation's attention on the rights of black Americans to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: the 1955 lynching in Mississippi of 14-year old Emmett Till and the 1955-56 Montgomery, Ala. boycott. Also shows southern race relations at mid-century and witnesses the awakening of individuals to their own courage and power.

PBS Video, & Blackside, I. (1986). Bridge to Freedom (1965). Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Ten years after Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama bus and nearly twenty years after the Supreme Court decreed that "separate but equal" was unconstitutional, black Americans were still fighting for equality. But millions had now joined the movement and in Selma, Ala. thousands of blacks and whites came together to march fifty miles for freedom.

PBS Video, & Blackside, I. (1986). Fighting Back (1957-62). Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Examines the law both as a tool for change and resistance to change, particularly as it relates to education. Covers the court cases of the late 1940's that led to the 1954 Supreme Court Brown vs. Board of Education decision, the nine black teenagers who integrated Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, and James Meredith's enrollment at the University of Mississippi.

PBS Video, & Blackside, I. (1986). Mississippi: Is this America? (1962-64). Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Focuses on the right to vote. Tells how the black citizens who had been denied the right to vote stepped forward and demanded a place in the political process. Medgar Evers, Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and others, died trying to help them. Shows the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to challenge the 1964 Democratic Party Convention.

PBS Video, & Blackside, I. (1986). No Easy Walk (1962-66). Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Depicts three major Movements. Retells the stories of three cities involved in the civil rights movement: the Albany, Ga. police chief and Martin Luther King, Jr. each tested out the strategy of nonviolence in their own way, Birmingham, Ala. where children marched against fire water hoses, and Washington, D.C. where black and white, young and old, north and south came together to march on the nation's capital.

PBS Video, Wgbh, Wnet, & Kcet. (1989). Ballad of a Mountain Man. Alexandria, VA: PBS Video.

Story of North Carolinian Bascom Lamar Lunsford's work in collecting and preserving the songs, dances and customs of Appalachia.

Peace Corps . Office of World Wise Schools. (1995). World Wise Schools Presents Destination: Cameroon. Washington, D.C.: Peace Corps.

Describes daily life in Cameroon as experienced by Peace Corps volunteers who live and work there.

Peace Corps . Office of World Wise Schools. (1995). World Wise Schools Presents Destination: Lesotho. Washington, D.C.: Peace Corps.

Describes daily life in Lesotho as experienced by Peace Corps volunteers who live and work there.

Peace Corps . Office of World Wise Schools. (1995). World Wise Schools Presents Destination: Lithuania. Washington, D.C.: Peace Corps.

Describes daily life in Lithuania as experienced by Peace Corps volunteers who live and work there.

Pegajosa Productions. (1985). Notes from Nicaragua. Atlanta, Ga.: Pegajosa Productions.

The Small Family Orchestra, a five-person band based in Atlanta, Georgia, spent two weeks touring Nicaragua in February 1985. This video is a compilation of their tour of five of the seven regions of the country, during which time they sang and talked with people from all walks of life to find out what Nicaragua is really like today.

Pellett, G., Camp, J., Procopio, V., Finkelstein, A., Johnson, A. C., & Moyers, B. D. et al. (1994).Women in Politics. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

This program with Bill Moyers looks at the rising number of women on the political scene and their impressions of politics. Congresswoman Pat Schroeder, former Secretary of Labor Lynn Martin, Senator Carol Moseley Braun, and other female politicians talk about the challenges women candidates face, describe their experiences in male bastions of power, why it's important for women to participate in politics, and what women bring to governing our nation.

Pennsylvania State University, & Open University. (1982). Sexual Identity. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University.

Petroff, B., & Video-SIG. (1988). Friends. Sunnyvale, Calif.: Video-Sig distributor.

In seven Russian cities, school teacher-librarian Betty Petroff asks the Soviets about their feelings about the United States and peace, and their hopes for the future.

Petroff, J., Educational Broadcasting Corporation, & Films for the Humanities. (1993). Racism in America. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities.

Discusses the state of racism in America. Is racism making some kind of a comeback?

Phillips, J., & Syracuse Cultural Workers Project. (1987). Out & about. Syracuse: Syracuse Cultural Workers Project.

Photographs of contemporary lesbians with music and poetry on the theme of women loving women.

Pickering, B., Onwurah, N., Otto-Sallies, Z., & Latifah. (2002). Mama Africa (Letterbox ed.). New York, NY: Distributed by Wellspring Media.

Three contemporary fables set in Namibia, Nigeria and South Africa. Each story presents a young person with great potential who is overwhelmed by poverty and makes bad choices when tempted to do wrong. Each film is introduced by Queen Latifah.

Pinker, S. (2000). How the Mind Works. Los Angeles, CA: Into the Classroom Media.

Steve Pinker, professor of Psychology and director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at MIT, proposes in a lively and humorous lecture that the mind has been shaped by natural selection to solve problems faced by our ancestors.

Pinker, S., & Into the Classroom Media. (2000). Steven Pinker. Los Angeles, CA: Into the Classroom Media.

Steve Pinker goes in depth, addressing key issues, implications, and criticisms about How the mind works.

Pinsker, S., Katz, S., Brown, R. A., Hamilton, L., Harris, N., & Emhardt, R. et al. (1979). Strange Fruit. New York, NY; Northbrook, IL: Learning Corp. of America; Coronet/MTI distributor.

Set in a small town in Georgia during 1948, a black painter faces the ugliness of racism when he becomes involved in a Black voter registration drive.

Pitkethly, L., South Carolina Educational Television Network, New York Center for Visual History, & Annenberg/CPB Project. (1988). Sylvia Plath. Santa Barbara, Calif.: Intellimation distributor.

The life and career of American poet Sylvia Plath, related through photographs, dramatizations, readings from her works and anecdotal commentary by her mother, her teachers, various friends and other poets and writers.

Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter. (1998). PilgrimagePriestly Fraternity of Saint Peter.

"Pilgrimage explores the future of the traditional catholic movement"--container

Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter. (1998). Tradition. Kansas City, Kan: The Fraternity.

Film of a complete Latin Mass celebrated at the Church of Saint Mary/Saint Anthony in Kansas City, Kansas, in January 1998.

Project Emperor-1, & Voyager Company. (1991). The First Emperor of China. Santa Monica, CA: Voyager.

An outgrowth of Project Emperor-I, a research and development project led by Dr. Ching-chih Chen to investigate the site of the 3rd century BC tomb of Qin Shi Huang Di, the first emperor of China, who unified china and built the Great Wall. Over 7,000 life-size figures of warriors and horses stand guard near the emperor's tomb.

Provost, R., Angier, J., PBS Home Video, & Public Broadcasting Associates. (1993). Maya. Alexandria, Va.; Los Angeles: PBS Home Video; Distributed by Pacific Arts.

Archaeological work on the Mayan civilization in Central America is revealing new facts about Mayan history, religion, agriculture, social structure, and art.

Public Broadcasting Associates. (1981). The Chaco Legacy. Washington, D.C.: PBS Video.

Examines the inhabitants of Chaco Canyon in New Mexico and their high level of technical development achieved over 900 years ago. Shows their extensive water control system, the large network of roads they constructed and several mammoth structures they built.

Questar Video, I. (1995). The Maya : Temples, Tombs, and Time. Chicago, IL: Questar Video.

Using recent breakthroughs in deciphering Maya glyphs and archeological discoveries, we take a new look at the Maya, now widely considered to have been the most brilliant and advanced indigenous people of the Americas.

R.M. Productions, & Films for the Humanities. (1988). Islamic Art. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

"Discusses the architecture and sculpture of mosques and Koranic schools, the illumination and calligraphy of sacred texts, music, the art of the garden, and the influence of the abstract arabesque on Western art." -- container.

R.M. Productions, Société nationale télévision française 1, & Films for the Humanities. (1988).The Five Pillars of Islam. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

The essential principles on which Islam rests--the five pillars--are discussed, described, and put into historical perspective in this program. Viewers are introduced to the huge international mosaic of Moslem believers, and the conflict between traditional teachings and the effects of industrialization.

Rachlin, S., & Danmarks radio. (1986). Pictures of Russia. Søborg, Denmark: Danmarks Radio.

Documentary blends history, culture, religion and the arts of the Russians and their country.

Randall, T., & Kultur International Films. Russian Folk Song & Dance. W. Long Beach, N.J.: Kultur International Films.

Four of Russia's great troupes perform their distinctive, melodic songs and dances. Presentations are by the Pyatnitsky Russian Folk & Dance Ensemble (Ukranian), the Siberian-Omsk Folk Chorus (Siberia and Northern Russia), the Uzbekistan Dance Ensemble (Central Asia), and the Moldavia Folk Song & Dance Ensemble.

Reddish, P., Herdt, G. H., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Filmakers Library, i. (1994). Guardians of the Flutes. New York, NY: Filmakers Library, Inc.

Discusses the Sambia people, a war-like tribe in the mountains of New guinea.

Reeder, E. D., Institute for Mediterranean Studies, & Walters Art Gallery. (1995). Pandora's Box. Cincinnati, Ohio: Institute for Mediterranean Studies.

Examines through art and myth from the Greek classical period the roles of women.

Reeks, J., Sax, G., Maccoby, H., Kleinsteuber, M., Hepton, B., & Lee, C. et al. (1993). The Disputation. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Recreates a public theological debate between Christians and Jews, which were common during the Middle Ages. This one, held in Barcelona in 1263, was unique, being a genuine debate between Christianity and Judaism which brought to light the basic differences between the two religions.

Reichert, J., Klein, J., Medalia, J., & New Day Films. (1990). Growing Up Female. New York, NY; Burbank, Calif.: New Day Films/Heartland; AME distributor.

Describes the socialization of the American woman through a personal look into the lives of six females ranging from kindergarten age to middle age. Shows the influence of such forces as parents, teachers, guidance counselors, the media, advertising, pop music, and marriage.

Reid, A., Lewis, S. K., Espar, D., Garmon, L., Cubitt, A., & Neeson, L. et al. (2001). Darwin's Dangerous Idea. South Burlington, Vt.: WGBH Boston Video.

An introduction to the key concepts of evolution through a dramatization of Darwin's life with current documentary sequences.

Rhodes, L., Murphy, M., Fanshel, S., Aguilar, M., & Kultur. (1998). Three Women Artists. West Long Branch, N.J.: distributed by Kultur.

Discribes the careers and lives of three American women artists. Follow the outstanding choreographer of the twentieth century, Anna Sokolow, and famous figure painter Alice Neel, along with poet Muriel Rukeyser as they explain their interesting, yet diverse careers as artists.

Riggs, M. T., California Newsreel, Kqed-Tv, & Modern Educational Video Network. (1992). Ethnic Notions. New York, NY: Modern Educational Video Network.

Covering more than one hundred years of United States history, traces the evolution of Black American caricatures and their role in political and social conflicts concerning war. The documentary interweaves minstrel shows, greeting cards, advertisements, popular songs, cartoons, films and household artifacts showing caricatured blacks with wooly hair, swollen lips, and bulging eyes, shuffling, dancing and attending to whites with grateful servility. Links each stereotype to the dominant white society's shifting needs to justify black oppression.

Riggs, M. T., Kleiman, V., Dee, R., & California Newsreel. (1991). Color Adjustment. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

Analyzes the evolution of television's earlier, unflattering portrayal of blacks from 1948 until 1988 where they are depicted as prosperous, having achieved the American dream, a portrayal that is inconsistent with reality.

Riggs, M. T., Rolle, E., California Newsreel, & Signifyin' Works. (2004). Ethnic Notions. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel; Signifying' Works.

Covering more than one hundred years of United States history, traces the evolution of Black American caricatures and their role in political and social conflicts concerning race.

Ringuet, Devlin, B., Forest, L., & National Film Board of Canada. (1960). L'Héritage. Montréal: National Film Board of Canada.

Story of a man and woman brought together by fate in a rural farming community of Quebec and how the superstitious community controls their lives.

Robertson, C. C., & Indiana University. Press. (2000). Second Face. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Berida Ndambuki, a 62-year-old staples trader, life is depicted; we see her involvement in women's group, her friendships and family, and the living conditions of a large number of Kenyan women.

Rochlin, S., Elliott, M., Slotover, R., Allied Artists Pictures Corporation, & Snow Lion Communications. (1985). Tantra of Gyüto. New York, N.Y.: Mystic Fire Video.

An account of the secret Tibetan Buddhist ceremonies by monks of Gyüto Tantric College. Film is prefaced by an account of Tibetan history.

Rochlin, S., Spera, M., & Standlee, L. (1985). Nepal. New York: Mystic Fire Video.

Nepal's unique mixture of Buddhism and Hinduism is demonstrated by the invocation of deities, meditation training for Tibetan monks, and belief in local spirits by Sherpas in the Everest region. The role of lamas as psychic healers and spiritual guides is explored.

Rogers, R. P., Kahn-Leavitt, L., Lee, K., Ulrich, L., Blueberry Hill Productions, & PBS Home Video et al. (1998). A Midwife's TalePBS Home Video : PBS Video.

The life of Martha Ballard, a frontier midwife in Hallowell, Maine, is reconstructed from her diary by historian Laurel Ulrich.

Roodt, D., Singh, A., Jones, J. E., Harris, R., Kunene, V., & Khumalo, L. et al. (1996). Cry, the Beloved Country. Burbank, Calif.: Miramax Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video.

A black minister and white land owner are united by a tragedy, with the potential for further hatred or healing.

Rose, A., Huculak, M., Inigo Films, Vision TV, & Bullfrog Films, i. (2004). Galileo's Sons. Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films.

Examines the Vatican Observatory at the Pope's summer residence at Castel Gandolfo, where Jesuit astronomers and astrophysicists apply their scientific expertise to questions of faith.

Rosenblatt, J., Locomotion Films, & Jay Rosenblatt Film Library. (1994). The Smell of Burning Ants. Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J.: Jay Rosenblatt Film Library distributor.

The film raises gender issues and provokes the viewer to refect on how our society can deprive boys of wholeness. Through the formative events of a boy's life, we come to understand the ways in which men can become emotionally disconnected and alienated from their feminine side. Illustrates how boys are socialized by fear, power and shame.

Rouch, J. (1996). Jaguar. Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources.

Three young men from the savannah of Niger leave their homeland to seek wealth and adventure on the coast and in the cities of Ghana. This is the story of their travels, their encounters along the wayu, their experiences in Accra and Kumasi, and after three months, their return to their families and friends at home.

Rouch, J., Braunberger, P., & Interama. (1965). La Chasse Au Lion a l'Arc. New York, N.Y.: Interama, Inc.

An ethnographic study of the Fulani people, nomads who live with their herds on the boundaries of Niger and Mali and the Gao people, lion hunters who use bow and arrow to kill their prey.

Rouch, J., Diawara, M., Formation Films, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, & Association relative à la télévision européenne. (1995). Rouch in Reverse. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

The first film to look at European anthropology from the perspective of its subjects. Malian filmmaker and New York University professor, Manthia Diawara, examines the anthropological enterprise through the work of Jean Rouch, perhaps the most distinguished ethnographic filmmaker living today. The two discuss Rouch's work.

Rozema, P., Davidtz, E., Miller, J. L., Nivola, A., O'Connor, F., & Pinter, H. et al. (2000).Mansfield Park. Burbank, CA: Miramax Home Entertainment; Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

When Fanny Price is sent away to live with her rich cousins, she's meant to learn the ways of proper society but manages to enlighten them as well.

Rutler, G. W., Eternal Word Television Network, & Ignatius Press. (1996). Crisis in Culture II. Birmingham, AL; Fort Collins, CO: Eternal Word Television Network; Distributed by Ignatius Press.

Considers basic truths of religion in relation to contemporary culture. Topics include: Catholic education, the liturgy, public and private prayer, Marian devotion, and holiness.

Sabbagh, K., Singer, A., & Dakowski, B. (1990). Strangers Abroad. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities.

Chronicles the lives and careers of Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer, Franz Boas, William Rivers, Bronislaw Malinowski, Margaret Mead, and Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard.

Saedi, G., Bashey, I., Aikin, S., Aparicio, C., Blumenthal, J., & James, S. et al. (2004). The New Americans. Chicago, Ill.: Home Vision Entertainment.

Refugees Israel and Ngozi Nwidor flee violence in Nigeria, hoping for a fresh start in Chicago. Dominican baseball prospects Ricardo Rodriguez and Jose Garcia travel from Santo Domingo to spring training in Florida. Young Palestinian Naima is engaged to an American and gets an opportunity to leave the West Bank to pursue a new life and career in America.

Saedi, G., Bashey, I., Aikin, S., Aparicio, C., Blumenthal, J., & James, S. et al. (2004). The New Americans. Chicago, Ill.: Home Vision Entertainment.

Naima marries her Palestinian-American fiance and struggles with homesickness. Nigerian refugees Israel and Ngozi Nwidor deal with low-paying jobs and the imminent arrival of their first American baby. Barine Wiwa-Lawani tries to gain a foothold in Chicago, even though political upheaval in Nigeria draws her back home. And the Mexican Flores family attempt to reunite in Kansas after thirteen years of being forced to live apart.

Saedi, G., Bashey, I., Aikin, S., Aparicio, C., Blumenthal, J., & James, S. et al. (2004). The New Americans. Chicago, Ill.: Home Vision Entertainment.

East Indians Anjan and Harshini Bacchu weather the highs and lows of Silicon Valley's dot.com boom and bust. The second Palestinian Intifada and Sept. 11th profoundly impact Naima in America. The Flores famiy discovers that their long journey from Mexico to Kansas will not be their last. Israel and Ngozi face the most serious tests yet to their dreams in America, while Barine comes within reach of her own American dream. And Dominican baseball players Ricardo and Jose are at career crossroads: Will they make it to the major leagues or not?

Sagan, C., & Kcet. (1989). The Persistence of Memory. Los Angeles: KCET/Carl Sagan Productions ; Distributed by Turner Home Entertainment.

Pt. 1. Discusses the brain, its functions, brain size and environment, and the physiological synoptic response which enables humans to think. Shows how communication is translated from the "libraires" of the genes and the brain. Discusses DNA in whales and humans, and the study of communication among whales. Pt. 2. Scrutinizes a notorious UFO incident and the unsubstantiated theories of von Daniken. Explores the probable nature of intelligent civilizations in the universe and the means by which contact might be made. Notes that the "Rosetta Stone" for interstellar communication is likely to involve the laws of physics.

Salt, C., Tully, M., & British Broadcasting Corporation. (1996). Lives of Jesus. Bethesda, MD: Acorn Media Publishing.

Samar, S., & University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. (2005). Dr. Sima Samar

Sima Samar is Afghanistan's new Women's Affairs Minister. Sima Samar speaks of the struggle for women's rights in Post-Taliban Afghanistan.

Sandler, K., Film Two Productions, & California Newsreel. (1992). A Question of Color. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

Examines the issue of color consciousness within the black community. This film explores a caste system based on how closely skin color, hair texture and facial features conform to a European ideal. A variety of African Americans give their experiences and attitudes towards the question of color.

Sant'Anna, S., Barreto, B., Barreto, L., Irving, A., Fagundes, A. A., & Borges, A. et al. (2000).Bossa Nova. Culver City, Calif.: Columbia TriStar Home Video.

Tells the stories of several people in Rio with love problems. There's Mary Ann, a widowed American schoolteacher who has given up on ever finding love again; Pedro, an attorney separated from his wife; and Tania, (the wife) who may want him back. Then there's Roberto, Pedro's shy brother; Acácio, a soccer champ; Sharon, a law intern; and Nadine, a young bohemian who thinks she's found the man of her dreams on the Internet.

Santino, J., Wagner, P., Tucker, R., Columbia Historical Society, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs, & California Newsreel. (1983). Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

Discusses the struggle of Black Pullman porters to unionize, even though rebuked by white organized labor, and the eventual formation of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters under A. Philip Randolph. Explores the impact of this group on the American civil rights movement.

Santos, N. P. d., Eckstein, K. M., Colasanti, A., Magalhães, A. M., Imbassahy Filho, E., & Mauro, H. et al. (1995). Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês. New York: New Yorker Video.

In the coastal wilds of 16th-century Brazil, a French soldier is captured by a tribe of man-eating Indians.

Sardar, Z., Jamal, M., Ahmed, L., Films for the Humanities, & Epicflow. (1994). Women and Islam. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Leila Ahmed argues the case for revision of the widely-held views of the Islamic world about the role of women, using examples from history and the role played by women in the contemporary society. She explains the origin of the veil, and discusses the issue of marriage and women's rights within marriage.

Sarton, M., Simpson, M., Wheelock, M., & Ishtar. (1979). World of Light. Patterson, N.Y.: Ishtar Films.

Filmed on location on the coast of Maine, follows this New England poetess and novelist through her day's activities as she examines her life and works. Sarton discusses her creative process, her experiences and views on solitude, aging, the woman writer, discipline, integrity, and relationships. She also reads from her poetry and novels.

Sautet, C., Auteuil, D., Béart, E., Dussollier, A., Bourgine, E., & Catillon, B. et al. (1993). Un Cœur En Hiver. Los Angeles: Republic Pictures.

In this story of music, seduction and unrequited love, a beautiful, passionate concert violinist is betrayed by a man whose heart is hopelessly locked in a winter of its own creation.

Sawyer, R. G., Nelson, M., Callaghan, G., HealthVisions, I., Motion Media, & Intermedia. (1991).Playing the Game. Seattle, WA: Intermedia, Inc.

Drama about date rape involving a college couple. Designed to stimulate discussion in both mens' and womens' groups.

Schaffer, S., & Sussex Video. (1982). Science and the English Enlightenment. Devizes Wiltshire; Mt. Vernon, N.Y.: Sussex Video; Gould Media, Inc. distributor.

Considers the relations between the way of life of the 18th century English élite and the place occupied by science in polite culture. Scientific instruments are examined in the context of music, architecture, painting and other aspects of 18th century life.

Schrank, L. W., & Learning Seed Company. (1994). Gender and Communication. Lake Zurich, IL: Learning Seed.

Explores why males and females have so much trouble communicating and suggests how men and women can communicate successfully in spite of their differences.

Schultz, E. B., & Tougias, M. (2000). King Philip's WarBride Media International.

"Location footage at Plymouth Plantation, reenactment of war scenes, and detailed maps and illustrations provide dramatic insight into one of America's bloodiest and least-known wars." -- Cassette case

Scott, R., Polk, M., Khouri, C., Sarandon, S., Davis, G., & Keitel, H. et al. (2004). Thelma & Louise (Special ed.). United States: MGM Home Entertainment.

Thelma and Louise are accidental outlaws on a desperate flight across the Southwest after a tragic incident at a roadside bar. With a determined detective on their trail, a sweet-talking hitchhiker in their path, and a string of crimes in their wake, their journey alternates between hilarious, high-speed thrill ride and empowering personal odyssey even as the law closes in.

Scotta, C., Benjo, C., Sissako, A., Besse, J., Rachid, N. B., & Keïta, S. et al. (1998). La Vie Sur Terre. S.l.; San Francisco, CA: WinStar Cinema; Distributed by California Newsreel.

"a film about the significance of the start of the 21st Century for people still struggling to enter the 20th. [Abderrahmane Sissako's] solution was to improvise a 'fictional documentary' out of daily life in Sokolo, his father's village in Mali near the southeastern corner of Mauritania. He then overlaid these vignettes with readings from Aimé Césaire Behind all of this, he weaves the melancholy tones ["Folon"] of the great Malian tenor, Salif Keita [and music by other artists]"--Container.

 

Sender, K., Jhally, S., & Media Education Foundation. (1998). Off the Straight & Narrow. Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation.

Off the Straight & Narrow casts a critical eye over the growth of gay images on TV. Leading media scholars provide the historical and cultural context for exploring the social implications of these new representations. Off the Straight & Narrow challenges viewers to consider the value and limits of available gay images: who is represented, what they get to say, and how people respond to them.

Shankar, R., Worth, H., Harrison, G., Menuhin, Y., & Bismillah Khan. (1991). Raga. New York, NY: Mystic Fire Video.

A musical portrait which follows Shankar rehearsing, teaching and performing in concert.

Sheppard, C., & Jackson, G. (1986). Man-made Famine. New York: Filmakers Library.

When a New Internationalist staff writer noticed that African food production fell despite weather conditions, he and fellow journalists went to investigate. Their conclusions show that the social custom which makes women produce 80% of the food while maintaining the house and providing child care, plus using agricultural land to produce cash crops for export, were bigger factors in African famine than the weather.

Sherr, L., Kazickas, J., Cooperman, A., Friedman, G. W., & Films for the Humanities. (1995).Susan B. Anthony Slept here. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Looks at the lives, landmarks and famous places of seven famous American women.

Sissako, A., & California Newsreel. (1997). Rostov-Luanda. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel.

Sissako spent a year in Rostov on the Don and there became friends with a young man from Angola. This film chronicles the director's search for a friend of the past. In this personal retrospective, Sissako encounters present-day Angola and traces the great lines of Africa's recent history.

Sissoko, C. O., Kora Films, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Cnpc, & California Newsreel. (1990).Finzan. San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel distributor.

Tells the story of two women's rebellion. Nanyuma, a young widow, refuses her brother-in-law, the village fool, when he asserts his traditional right to "inherit" her. Fili, a young girl sent from the city by her conservative father, is brutally circumcised by the village women who are scandalized that she resists the age-old custom.

Sky, L., Klodawsky, H., Sky Works, & Filmakers Library, i. (1984). All of our Lives. New York, N.Y.: Filmakers Library.

Examines the plight of aging women, many of whom must face their later years stranded without a pension and financially insecure.

Sladey, P., & Pat Sladey & Associates. (1993). Women & Leadership. Denver, Colorado: Pat Sladey & Associates.

Offers timely, practical strategies and skills to help today's women in leadership positions reach their personal and professional goals.

Smith, G., Smith, J., & Iowa State University. (1988). The Ancient Greeks. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University.

Examines the lives of four Ancient Greek educators: Sapho of Lesbos, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

Smith, G., Smith, J., & Iowa State University. (1988). The New Educators. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University.

Examines the lives of four Europeans whose ideas influenced certain modern educational practices: John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Fröbel and Mary Wollstonecraft.

Smith, G., Smith, J., & Iowa State University. (1988). The Progressives. Ames, Iowa: Iowa State University.

Examines the lives of four educators of the Progressive era: G. Stanley Hall, Francis Wayland Parker, John Dewey, and Ella Young.

Smith, H., Solaris, & Solaris Lakota Project. (1987). Live and Remember. New York, NY: Solaris.

Features interviews with Lakota elders, medicine men, educators, traditional singers and dancers about their sacred traditions and the challenge of keeping them alive and meaningful in America today, as well as archival drawings and photographs.

Smith, H., & Moyers, B. D. (1996). Hinduism and Buddhism. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

This program explores the two great religions to come from India. Huston Smith uncovers the mysteries of multiphonic chanting among Tibetan lamas and meditates 8 hours a day with a Zen master.

Sopher, S., Kinoy, P., Harris, K., Developing News Inc, Channel Four, & Southern Africa Media Center. (1986). Witness to Apartheid. San Francisco, CA: Southern Africa Media Center : California Newsreel.

Documents terrorism practiced against black children and students by the South African police and army.

Sophocles, Stevenson, J., Taylor, D., Shrapnel, J., Gielgud, J., & British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service et al. (1999). Antigone. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities.

A unique adaptation of the play by Sophocles.

Sorensen, J. C., Mernit, J., Cannato, V. J., Wattenberg, B. J., & PBS Home Video. (2000). The First Measured Century. United States: PBS Home Video.

Looks at American history through data and measurement, revealing how the lives of everyday Americans have changed over the last century. Examines how social science pioneers, by measuring many aspects of Americans' lives, influenced history. Presents examples of the interaction of statistics and society, from Julia Lathrop's data-driven crusade to reduce infant mortality to Daniel Patrick Moynihan's controversial analysis of the breakdown of the black family. Also discusses Robert and Helen Lynd's early 20th century sociological study of Muncie, Ind., America's "Middletown," and includes commentary by Theodore Caplow, a professor of sociology, and Bruce Geelhoed of Ball State University's Center for Middletown Studies.

Spender, D., Russ, J., Koppelman, S., National Women's Studies Association. Conference and Convention, & National Women's Studies Association. (1986). Women of Ideas. College Park, Md.: National Women's Studies Association.

A discussion of Dale Spender's book Women of ideas and what men have done to them, and issues it raises in the feminist movement.

Spender, D., Russ, J., Koppelman, S., National Women's Studies Association. Conference and Convention, & National Women's Studies Association. (1986). Women of Ideas. College Park, Md.: National Women's Studies Association.

A discussion of Dale Spender's book Women of ideas and what men have done to them, and issues it raises in the feminist movement.

Staloff, D., Sugrue, M., Kors, A. C., Dalton, D., & Teaching Company. (1992). The Age of Faith to the Age of Reason. Dubuque, IA: Teaching Company.

"An examination of Augustine's City of God and its views on grace, original sin, and theodicy begins this lecture series. The programs examine Aquinas' Summa Theologica and probe the ideas of reason and social justice expressed in More's Utopia. The political realism seen in Machiavelli's The prince is analyzed. The program then moves to Bacon's New Organon and its call for a for a 'new science,' and Descarte's epistemology and the mind-body problem. The final sections of the program cover Spinoza's Ethics and the Newtonian revolution."

Stange, E., Newton Television Foundation, & New Day Films. (1989). Children of the Left. New York, NY: New Day Films.

Stenzel, P., Curtis, B., Connolly, M., Gateway Films, & Vision Video. (1998). Sex, Love and Relationships. Worcester, PA: Vision Video.

This video is designed to teach teens about consequences of sexual permissiveness. Pam Stenzel talks with a group of junior high students about sexual issues in their lives.

Stossel, J., ABC News, & In the Classroom Media. (2005). Stossel in the Classroom Series(Special teacher's ed.). Erie, Pa.: In the Classroom Media.

Puts together five programs from the Stossel in the classroom series.

Stossel, J., Turner, T., Kelley, D., American Broadcasting Company, & ABC News. (1998). Greed. New York, NY: ABC News.

A discussion of the relative value for society of accumulated excessive personal wealth as it is distributed through philanthropy or invested in economic progress. Greed is seen as a universal motivation that empowers economic growth for all by responding to the needs of consumers.

Sugrue, M., Staloff, D., Kors, A. C., Dalton, D., & Teaching Company. (1992). The Enlightenment and its Critics. Dubuque, IA: Teaching Company.

This program presents lectures by Michael Sugrue and Darren Staloff based on their seminar course at Columbia University on Western intellectual history, as well as lectures by Alan Charles Kors and Dennis G. Dalton. The lectures in Part 3 cover the great British and French Enlightenment periods of the 17th and 18th centuries, a period of widespread religious disbelief, expanded faith in science and of early responses to the industrial revolution. This period marks the intellectual flowering that led to the American Revolution.

Sugrue, M., Staloff, D., Recchiuti, J. L., Dalton, D., Oden, R. A., & McNamer, E. M. et al. (1992).Ancient Philosophy and Faith. Dubuque, IA: Teaching Company.

This program is the first of a five-part series which traces the progress of the Western mind in grappling with the fundamental questions that determine our stance toward being. This includes an introduction to the series and to the enduring problems of philosophy. The critical tensions in Western thought are identified and the context is set for the other parts. The part includes lectures on the pre-Socratic Greeks, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, key contributions from the Roman Stoics, particularly Emperor Marcus Aurelius, and material from the Old and New Testaments.

Sugrue, M., Staloff, D., Roderick, R., Recchiuti, J. L., Dalton, D., & Westen, D. et al. (1992).Philosophy in the Epoch of Ideology. Dubuque, IA: Teaching Company.

This program covers Hegel's thought and its evolution into Marxism. The ideal of freedom is explored by contrasting Thoreau and Dostoyevsky. Also included are lectures on Freud, Jung, Kierkegaard, Darwin, and sociologist Max Weber, establishing the bedrock on which most modern understanding and criticism of society is based.

Sullivan, D. A., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, & Cap & Gown Productions. (1994).Shared Visions. New Bedford, MA: Cap & Gown Productions.

An art exhibition on images of women by undergraduate men and women.

Swearingen, S., & Full Circle Communications. (1990). Songs of Indian Territory. Tulsa, Okla.: Full Circle Communications.

Features music from the workshops and concert of "The songs of Indian territory" held at the Kirkpatrick Center in Oklahoma City, Oct. 14, 1988, and includes on-location highlights.

Syracuse Alternative Media Network. (1986). Queremos La Paz. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse Alternative Media Network.

In a series of interviews Nicaraguans speak about the Contras, the great aggression, the Sandinista government, social conditions, and the struggle for peace.

Tannen, D., DiNozzi, R., Pulse Media, & Into the Classroom Media. (2004). That's Not what I Meant!. Los Angeles, Ca.: Into the Classroom Media.

Tannen examines conversation style and explains that how you say things is often as important as what you say.

Thomas, P., Hutchinson, S., Wheeler, C., Ardman, H., Berger, L., & Nakai, R. C. et al. (1993).Always the Enemy ; "the Only Good Indian, is a Dead Indian" (Discovery Channel collector's ed.). Bethesda, MD: Discovery Channel; Distributed by Discovery Enterprises Group.

Part 1. The Apaches of the 19th century southwestern United States, led by Cochise, Geronimo, and others, struggle against westward expansion and the U.S. Army to maintain their lands and way of life -- Pt. 2. Depredation of the buffalo and unjustifiable massacres by U.S. and Mexican military forces drive the peaceful Cheyenne to war with settlers and the U.S. government.

Tian, Z., Kino International Corporation, Longwick Production Ltd, & Chuo Eyetos & Co., Ltd. (1993). The Blue Kite. New York: Kino On Video.

Banned in China, this film is the most acclaimed and controversial to come out of the new Chinese cinema. Told from the perspective of a young boy, Tietou, it traces the fate of a Beijing family and their neighbors through the political and social upheavals in 1950's and 60's China.

Toffler, A., Metromedia Producers Corporation, & McGraw-Hill Films. (1972). Future Shock. Del Mar, Calif.: McGraw-Hill Films.

Based on Alvin Toffler's book of the same title, this film is about change and how man adapts to it. Shows what is happening today to people and groups who are overwhelmed by change and illustrates the emerging world of tomorrow.

Towers Productions, I. (2005). Inside 9/11. United States: National Geographic.

Inside 9/11 traces the time line that led up to the deadly attacks and deconstructs the fateful day, tracking the movements of all four terrorist teams and patching together the ad hoc response of government.

Tsui, H., Lin, Q., Yeh, S., Chung, C., Tai Seng Video Marketing Inc, & Cinema City Company Limited. (1993). Tao Ma Tan. San Francisco, Calif.: Tai Seng Video Marketing.

Three young women become entangled with revolutionary guerillas.

TVOntario, & Films for the Humanities. (1993). Portugal and the Sea. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Examines the importance of the sea to Portuguese life and includes a history of the country's navigational feats and its current industries of fishing, shipbuilding, winegrowing, and cork production. Reveals the central place of the country's Catholic religion and shows elaborate ceremonial processions.

United States. Food and Drug Administration. (2005). Food Safety for Moms-to-be. Washington, D.C.: Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.

University of California . Extension Media Center. (1986). The Excavations at La Venta. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Extension Media Center.

Reviews the large scale excavations of the Olmec site of La Venta begun in 1955. Includes a study of the results of the earlier investigations in 1942 and 1943, with representative examples of primitive sculptures, carvings, and constructions found at the excavation site.

University of Michigan. Affirmative Action Office. (1981). Tell Someone!. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan.

This training program has been developed to help members of the University community understand their rights. Every member of this community is entitled to work, to study and to live free of sexual harassment. The ultimate goal of these training sessions is to create a climate where sexual harassment does not occur. The first step must be to create a climate in which, if it does occur, people will Tell Someone.

Vecchione, J., Bond, J., Hampton, H., Else, J., Fayer, S., & PBS Video et al. (2000). Eyes on the Prize : America's Civil Rights Years. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Video.

First in a six-part documentary series on the American civil rights movement. This episode focuses on the catalytic events of 1954-1956. The Mississippi lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till led to a widely publicized trial where a couragous black man took the stand accused two white men of murder. In Montogomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to yield her bus seat to a white man. JoAnn Robinson, and the Woman's Political Council, along with the local black leadership, called for a bus boycott that lasted more than a year. The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., 26 years old, became the leader of the boycott, and and the U.S. Supreme Court ultimately ruled that the segregated bus system was unconstitutional. Ordinary citizens and local leaders began to join the black struggle for freedom. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference was formed. In response, many white southerners closed ranks in opposition to the burgeoning black rights movement. Racial discrimination finally became a political issue.

Vecchione, J., Bond, J., Hampton, H., Else, J., Fayer, S., & PBS Video et al. (2000). Eyes on the Prize : America's Civil Rights Years. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Video.

Second in a six-part documentary series on the American civil rights movement. This episode follows the struggle for equality from the schoolroom to the courtroom and back as blacks rejected the existing system of "separate but equal" education. In 1954, the Supreme Court also rejected the system with its historic decision, Brown vs. Board of Education. The legal battle won, in 1957 nine black teenagers called the Little Rock Nine dared to integrate a high school in Little Rock, Ark. In 1962, a resolute James Meredith enrolled at the University of Mississippi. Students, parents, and lawyers united to guarantee a better education and a better future for their children.

Vecchione, J., Bond, J., Hampton, H., Else, J., Fayer, S., & PBS Video et al. (2000). Eyes on the Prize : America's Civil Rights Years. Alexandria, Va.: PBS Video.

First in a six-part documentary series on the American civil rights movement. This episode focuses on the catalytic events of 1954-1956. The Mississippi lynching of 14-year-old Emmett Till led to a widely publicized trial where a couragous black man took the stand accused two white men of murder. In Montogomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to yield her bus seat to a white man. JoAnn Robinson, and the Woman's Political Council, along with the local black leadership, called for a bus boycott that lasted more than a year. The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., 26 years old, became the leader of the boycott, and and the U.S. Supreme Court ultimately ruled that the segregated bus system was unconstitutional. Ordinary citizens and local leaders began to join the black struggle for freedom. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference was formed. In response, many white southerners closed ranks in opposition to the burgeoning black rights movement. Racial discrimination finally became a political issue.

Verdon-Roe, V. (1986). Women for America, for the World. Berkeley, Calif.: Educational Film and Video Project distributor.

Notable women in various fields speak out on current American issues, world needs, peace, nuclear disarmament, environmental concerns, etc.

Vineyard Video Productions. (1987). You may Call Her Madam Secretary. West Tisbury, MA: Vineyard Video Productions.

Uses photographs, portraits, documents, political cartoons, newsreel footage, and recent interviews to present the life of Frances Perkins, who served as Franklin Roosevelt's secretary of labor from 1933 to 1945.

von Trotta, M., Junkersdorf, E., Lampe, J., Vogler, R., Sukowa, B., & Bioskop-Film et al. (1994).Die Bleierne Zeit. New York, NY: New Yorker Video.

Based on a true story, this film relates the emotional and psychological relationship between two sisters. Parallels the personal history of the Ensslin sisters: Gudrun (Marianne in the film) was imprisoned as a terrorist in the Stammheim prison, where she died, supposedly a suicide, in the fall of 1977 ; Christiane (Julianne in the film) worked for some time as an editor of a women's magazine, "Emma", and was determined to prove that her sister did not kill herself.

Walker, A., Parmar, P., Dorkenoo, E., Hauer Rawlence Productions, Our Daughters Have Mothers, & Channel Four et al. (1993). Warrior Marks. New York, NY: Distributed by Women Make Movies.

Documentary about female genital mutilation in Africa. Includes interviews with victims, activists against female circumcision, and circumsizers.

Wallace, M., CBS News, & Arts and Entertainment Network. (1994). 20th Century. New York: A&E Home Video.

A guide to major events and trends that have shaped the last third of the Twentieth Century.

Ward, G. C., Burns, K., & Barnes, P. (1999). Not for Ourselves Alone

Presents the history of women's suffrage in the United States through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan Anthony. Part 1 covers the years from their youth up to the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868. Part 2 spans the period from 1868 to the passage in 1919 of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the vote.

Waterston, S., & Time Life Video & Television. (1995). Aegean. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Video and Television distributor.

Archaeologists are unearthing data that may support the existance of the island Atlantis, once thought to be only a legend. This is an exploration of the area that is considered to be the cradle of western culture.

Waterston, S., & Time Life Video & Television. (1995). Africa. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Video and Television distributor.

Because the white settlers of Africa couldn't believe that natives were responsible for the once great kingdoms of Great Zimbabwe and the Swahili Coast, these ancient cultures were either credited to wandering Phoenicians, the Queen of Sheba or other white travelers. Now the place where human history began is being reclaimed by descendants of those lost cultures, and the glories of their accomplishments are revealed.

Waterston, S., & Time Life Video & Television. (1995). China. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Video and Television distributor.

Study the "dynasties of power" from the 2nd century B.C. through the rise of the first emperor to discover the achievements of ancient China. While uniting a vast land the Chinese built the 2,600-mile Great Wall, invented paper, printing, the compass and the world's first system of justice.

Waterston, S., & Time Life Video & Television. (1995). Egypt. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Video and Television distributor.

With the opening of the tomb of Tutankhamen the world was provided with details of the ancient civilization of Egypt. In the land of the pharaohs a culture existed that believed in eternal life for all, from farmer to aristocracy. Now archaeologists are discovering the mysteries of the ancients, from preparing a mummy for burial to the technology necessary to raise enormous stone buildings.

Waterston, S., & Time Life Video & Television. (1995). Greece. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Video and Television distributor.

500 years before the birth of Christ, the small city-states of Greece began a period of cultural excellence, and none was more advanced than Athens. Discover the architectural, intellectual and artistic achievements of the period, and the elements that led to the end of the glorious "moment of excellence."

Waterston, S., & Time Life Video & Television. (1995). Maya. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Video and Television distributor.

While Europe was in the midst of the Dark Ages, the Maya of Central America were developing a culture responsible for a complicated writing system, mathematic and astrological calculations and archeological marvels. Explore ruins in the jungles of Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala to understand a people both sophisticated and bloodthirsty and a society that collapsed with mysterious speed.

Waterston, S., & Time Life Video & Television. (1995). Rome. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Video and Television distributor.

Rome developed from a town on the Tiber River to a formidable power that dominated the world as it was known. See what researchers have discovered about life in ancient Rome, from the harsh life of a legionnaire on guard at Hadrian's Wall to the gladiators in the Colosseum.

Waterston, S., & Time Life Video & Television. (1995). Tibet. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Video and Television distributor.

Isolated by the Himalayas, Tibet has developed a culture centered on lives of altruism, the worship of the Dalai Lama as the manifestation of god on earth, and a perception of life as a repeating cycle. Now, however, modern life is intruding and the Tibetans' quest for peace, inner knowledge and nirvana may cease to exist.

Wayne State University. College of Nursing, & Medical Electronic Educational Services. (1976).Patient Assessment. Tuscon, AZ: Medical Electronic Educational Services.

Weaver, K., Wheelock, M., Ishtar, & Circe Records. (1984). One Fine Day. Patterson, N.Y.: Ishtar Films.

A celebration of American women from the 18th century to the present in a montage to Kay Weaver's anthem One fine day (Circe Records)

Weaver, K., Wheelock, M., Ishtar, Circe Records, & Woman's Building. (1987). Take the Power. Hollywood, CA: Circe Records/Ishtar Films.

Stirring celebration of contemporary women. Scenes from Arches National Park. (Moab, Utah), women rafting on the Colorado River. We see women from all walks of life including those who are restaurant owners, politicians, actresses, athletes, activists, physicians, writers.

Weiner, A. B., Wason, D., Granada Television International, & Films Inc. Video. (1991). The Trobriand Islanders of Papua New Guinea. London; Chicago: Granada Television International; Films Incorporated Video distributor.

The Trobriand Islands, regarded as anthropology's most sacred place, lie off the eastern tip of Papua New Guinea. The island society has a complex balance of male authority and female wealth. Magic spells and sorcery pervade everyday life. This program focuses on two important events: the distribution of women's wealth after a death, and the "month of play", a time of celebration following the yam harvest.

Wenders, W., Felsberg, U., Nayar, D., Cooder, R., Ferrer, I., & González, R. et al. (1999). Buena Vista Social Club. Santa Monica, Calif.: Artisan Entertainment.

In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This documentary shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music.

Wgbh. (1979). The Case of the Ancient Astronauts. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

Examines the views expressed in Erich von Däniken's book entitled Chariots of the gods? Mr. Däniken maintains that astronauts from other worlds helped build the pyramids of Egypt and the statues on Easter Island and that these people were the real gods of ancient legends.

Wgbh. (1977). Sociobiology, the Human Animal. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

Focuses on sociobiology, a new and controversial science which holds that behavior is biologically determined.

Wgbh. (1976). The Mystery of the Anasazi. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.

Inquires into the mystery of the unknown builders of ruins discovered by the Navajo Indians 300 years ago. Considers questions such as who these people were, what happened to them, and why they disappeared.

Wgbh, Kteh-Tv, & MTI Teleprograms Inc. (1985). Hard Sell, Soft Sell. Deerfield, Ill.: MTI Teleprograms Inc.

Provides a springboard for discussion of the varied methods of selling. All three salespeople profiled in the film are "good" salespeople, yet each has a unique style and approach. Hosted by Eric Sevareid.

Wheeler, C., Hutchinson, S., Thomas, P., Berger, L., Nakai, R. C., & Utley, R. M. et al. (1993). A Good Day to Die ; Kill the Indian, Save the Man (Discovery Channel collector's ed.). Bethesda, MD: Discovery Channel; Distributed by Discovery Enterprises Group.

Part 1. Westward expansion and gold prospecting forces the Lakota Indians into conflict with the U.S. government, culminating in the battle with General George A. Custer's forces at Little Bighorn -- Pt. 2. Lakotas and Cheyennes, confined to inadequate reservations and victimized by the Indian reform movement, turn to spiritualism and ritual; the resulting hysteria among whites fuels tensions that lead to the Wounded Knee massacre.

Wheeler, C., Hutchinson, S., Thomas, P., Utley, R. M., Nakai, R. C., & Ardman, H. et al. (1993).A Clash of Cultures ; I Will Fight no More, Forever (Discovery Channel collector's ed.)Discovery Channel ;$aBethesda, MD : Distributed by Discovery Enterprises Group.

Part 1. Recounts the displacement of the Navajo Indians by western expansion in the 19th century and their subsequent privation -- Part. 2. Relates the Nez Percé Indians' flight from reservation confinement and their battle against the U.S. Army in the Pacific northwest.

White House Millennium Council, National Endowment for the Humanities, & Sun Microsystems. (1999). Millennium Evenings at the White House. Washington, D.C.: The Council.

A series of lectures and cultural showcases presented by the White House in 1998 and 1999 to highlight American creativity and inventiveness through ideas, art, and scientific discoveries.

Wiener, B., Twin Cities Public Television, & Terra Nova Films. (1989). Whisper, the Women. Saint Paul, Minn.; United States: Twin Cities Public Television; distributed by Terra Nova Films.

Interviews with older American women.

Winspeare, E., Horres, D., Cinieri, C., Frascaro, F., Torelli, C., & Horres Film & TV Production et al. (1999). Pizzicata. Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Film & Video.

An Italian American pilot shot down during WWII assumes the identity of a cousin to the rural peasant family who protects him. Set in southern Apulia in a region called Salento, this film includes much folk dancing, including the pizzica and the tarantata.

Winspeare, E., Horres, D., Cinieri, C., Frascaro, F., Torelli, C., & Horres Film & TV Production et al. (1999). Pizzicata. Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Film & Video.

An Italian American pilot shot down during WWII assumes the identity of a cousin to the rural peasant family who protects him. Set in southern Apulia in a region called Salento, this film includes much folk dancing, including the pizzica and the tarantata.

Winzelberg, A., University of California, Santa Barbara. Student Health Services, University of California, Santa Barbara. Television Production Instruction Resources, & Intermedia. (1992). I Wish I could have Said no. Seattle, Wash.: Intermedia.

Three women share their stories of sexual situations in which the line between wanted and pressured sexual contact was difficult to discern, and where each handled a sexual proposition in a different manner. One woman is able to identify her desires, set her limits and assert herself to her partner. Another woman is able to look back on her consent to unwanted sex, learn from that experience, and make decisions for her future based on that experience. Through the examination of a past regretted sexual experience, the third woman begins to discover her own voice and recognize her needs.

Wnet. (1978). Anonymous was a Woman. Wilmette, Ill.: Films Inc.

Presents an overview of 18th and 19th-century American folk art created by women and offers a look at the daily lives of these women in urban and rural America.

Wood, M., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Films Incorporated. (1985).Empire of the Hittites. Wilmette, IL: Films Incorporated.

Historian Michael Wood discusses the finding of Hittite foreign office records which mention a war taking place at the time the Trojan War was being fought. These diplomatic records are presented as the first solid "proof" to back up the story of a Trojan War as related by Homer.

Wood, M., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Films Incorporated. (1985). The Singer of Tales. Wilmette, Ill.: Films, Incorporated.

Historian Michael Wood attempts to discover if the Trojan War really happened as related in Homer's epic The Iliad.

Wood, M., British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, & Films Incorporated. (1985). The Women of Troy. Wilmette, Ill.: Films, Incorporated.

Historian Michael Wood discusses the women of Troy and their lives after the fall of their city. He also questions whether Helen of Troy, Queen of Sparta, existed and if her abduction by Paris, Prince of Troy, could have been a motive for the Trojan War.

Wood, M., Films Incorporated, & British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. (1985). The Fall of Troy. Wilmette, Ill.: Films, Incorporated.

Historian Michael Wood attempts to correlate the archeological, historical and literary evidence concerning Troy and the Trojan War.

Wood, M., Maryland Public Television, Central Independent Television, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1991). Central America. New York, N.Y.: Ambrose Video Publishing.

The sophisticated civilizations of the Aztecs, the Maya, and the Inca, their near obliteration by the Conquistadores, the parts that survive today, and their influence on our lives today.

Wood, M., Maryland Public Television, Central Independent Television, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1991). China. New York, N.Y.: Ambrose Video Publishing.

Despite decades of Communist rule, China continues to be influenced by Confucianism, reverence for ancestors and harmony - ideas virtually unchanged since the Bronze Age.

Wood, M., Maryland Public Television, Central Independent Television, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1991). Egypt. New York, N.Y.: Ambrose Video Publishing.

Pharonic Egypt, dating from 3100 BC, was the longest lasting of the ancient civilizations and created the state institutions on which nations are still built - bureaucratic government, organized religion and international trade.

Wood, M., Maryland Public Television, Central Independent Television, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1991). India. New York, N.Y.: Ambrose Video Publishing.

The ancient traditions of non-violence and spiritual search, honored by Hindus in the present, were born in the Indus Valley 5,000 years ago and continues to influence life today.

Wood, M., Maryland Public Television, Central Independent Television, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1991). Iraq. New York, N.Y.: Ambrose Video Publishing.

The beginnings of civilization in the region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and the long tradition of absolute rulers, many of whose policies have brought disaster on what was once the first "Garden of Eden."

Wood, M., Spry-Leverton, P., Maryland Public Television, Central Independent Television, & Ambrose Video Publishing. (1991). The Barbarian West. New York, NY: Ambrose Video Publishing Inc.

Civilization arose in Asia, but it was the West, evolving from Greece and Rome, which created the first world culture not only through its own genius but by borrowing from the legacies of the original five old world civilizatons.

Wood, M., Wnet, Tvs, Österreichischer Rundfunk, Televisión Española, & Annenberg/CPB Project et al. (1989). Art of the Western World. Santa Barbara, CA: The Annenberg/CPB Project.

Provides a panorama of 2000 years of architecture, painting and sculpture. Studies the art masterpieces as reflections of the Western culture that produced them.

Woodruff, J., Denton, R., Corporation for Public Broadcasting, & Films Incorporated. (1986). The Education of Rita. Chicago, IL: Films Incorporated.

Details the life and studies of Rita Tikhonova, a 21-year-old Muscovite finishing her studies at a prestigious Moscow University. The program follows Rita through her final days at the Institute to her oral exams and her first teaching job.

Woodruff, J., Denton, R., Corporation for Public Broadcasting, & Films Incorporated. (1986).Hunter and Son. Chicago, IL: Films Incorporated.

Follows the life of Mikhail Kuzakov, a professional fur traper in the Siberian Taiga, who hunts from horseback with a pack of well-trained dogs.

Woodruff, J., Denton, R., Corporation for Public Broadcasting, & Films Incorporated. (1986). The Master of Samarkand. Chicago, IL: Films Incorporated.

Abdugaffar Khakkulov, a Muslim master craftsmen, who restores mosques, defends the charge of capitalist when he opened his own school in Samarkand.

Woodruff, J., Denton, R., Corporation for Public Broadcasting, & Films Incorporated. (1986).October Harvest. Chicago, IL: Films Incorporated.

Documentary of a collective farm in Southern Soviet Union and how the Revolution changed the life of a resident, Mariya Kulinich, now 78.

Woodruff, J., Denton, R., Corporation for Public Broadcasting, & Films Incorporated. (1986).Soldier Boy. Chicago, IL: Films Incorporated.

Follows the last few days of Valera, an 18 year old Volgograd youth who must begin his two years of compulsory service, and compares it to his first few months of basic training.

Woodruff, J., Denton, R., Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Films Incorporated, & Kommunisticheska︠i︡a parti︠i︡a Sovetskogo So︠i︡uza. (1986). Pacific Outpost. Chicago, IL: Films Incorporated.

Depicts the life of Tatyana Naumova, a loyal member of the Communist Party in Nakhodka. Her unquestioning support and energy place her in the vanguard in Soviet politics and keeps the Soviet machinery running.

Woodruff, J., Home Vision, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, & Films Incorporated. (1986).Doctor in Moscow. Chicago, IL: Films Incorporated.

Documentary about the life of a doctor in Moscow.

Woodward, J., Finfer, J., Miller, M. N., Parsons, E., Baxley, B., & Sidney, S. et al. (1980). Come Along with Me. Dearbrook, Ill.: Coronet Films.

A recently widowed woman with a talent for prophecy and reading minds leaves town to begin a new life.

Yamamoto, H., McArthur, S., Yoshida, H., Ichikawa, K., Ichihashi, Y., & Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha et al. (1996). The JVC Smithsonian Folkways Video Anthology of Music and Dance of Africa. Japan; Barre, VT: JVC, Victor Company of Japan; Distributed by Multicultural Media.

A three-part educational project that focuses on local performance styles to present the folk music and dance traditions of Africa. Each cassette is accompanied by a book of written commentary containing background information to help the viewer better understand the performances.

Yellow Hair, M., Parallax Productions, Access Productions, Wgbh, PBS Home Video, & Pacific Arts Video. (1990). The Spirit of Crazy Horse. United States: PBS Home Video : Distributed by Pacific Arts Video.

Milo Yellow Hair recounts the story of the Sioux Indian's struggle to reclaim their ancestral homeland, and the program investigates the simmering conflict of recent decades and offers a perspective on the choices that lie ahead.

Zantzinger, A. G., & Constant Spring Productions. (1986). Songs of the Badius. Devault, Pa.: Constant Spring Productions.

Depicts the dance music of the Kriolu people of Santiago Island in the Cape Verde Islands.

Zhang, Y., Hou, X., Li, G., Jingwu, M., & Orion Pictures. (1992). Raise the Red Lantern. New York, N.Y.: Orion Home Video.

Set in 1920's China, 19-year-old Songlian has become Fourth Wife to the wealthy Chen. Yet she must share her husband with three existing wives. Each must wait until dusk for the arrival of a red lantern, which signifies with whom the master will sleep tonight. When Songlian discovers that the other wives cheat to win the red lantern, she decides to join the fight for Chen's attention.

Zuckerman, F. E., Goldstein, R. N., Kol Ishah Productions, Inc, National Film Board of Canada. Studio D, & Direct Cinema Ltd. (1989). Half the Kingdom. Los Angeles, CA: Direct Cinema Ltd.

American, Canadian and Israeli women talk about their struggle to redefine their roles in Jewish life and attempt to incorporate feminist values into a their religion.