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Over the last few weeks, citing concerns over personal health, the unpredictability of international travel restrictions and reinstated companywide travel bans, many community members have told us they are unwilling or unable to commit to AXPONA in October. So we have worked with our Renaissance Schaumburg venue partner to return AXPONA to its traditional spring timeframe in , April 22—24, and we secured future dates from April , and April , 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.
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.
Lectures on the differential treatment offered male and female offenders. Also probation officer speaks on community based corrections programs. Next: The Future just Happened. 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. Religious Unit. Televangelism in Brazil. This program examines the TV ratings war between the Pentecostals and the Catholics, whose charismatics are countering with television programming of their own. Abrams, I. Faces of Culture. Fountain Valley, Calif. Adams, J. Race, the World's most Dangerous Myth. New York: distributed by Insight Media, c 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. Mary Cassatt. United States: Home Vision. Alda, A. She's Nobody's Baby. Northbrook, Ill. 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.
All about My Mother. Culver City, Calif. 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. 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 , 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.
The Incas. Alexandria, Va. 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. Girls in the Middle : Working to Succeed in School.
Washington, D. Initiative for Educational Equity. Shortchanging Girls, Shortchanging America. A video presentation included in the agenda of the AAUW Educational Equity Roundtable held January 9, , in Washington, DC; stresses promotion of self-esteem in girl students and encouragement in math and science studies. Amini, H. The Wings of the Dove.
Burbank, Calif. 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. 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. I Am Somebody Icarus Films distributor. Records the strike by black, predominantly female, hospital workers in Charleston, S. 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. Marian Anderson. 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 's, her return to the United States, her eventual appearance at the New York Metropolitan Opera in the first black person to perform there , to her retirement in , "a national treasure".
Anthony Roland Collection of Film on Art. The Origins of Art in France. Pictures Paleolithic cave drawings and paintings and Celtic artifacts from around B. Shows the similarities of elements in 20th century art to these drawings, paintings, and artifacts.
Antoine, J. The Age of the Shoguns. Princeton, N. 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.
Buddha in the Land of the Kami. 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. The Coming of the Barbarians.
The Japan of shoguns and samurai, discovered by the Portuguese in , 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 , Japan shut tight its doors to the outside. The Essence of being Japanese. Covers the events of the 20th century -- the earthquake of , 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.
The Meiji Period. The arrival of Commodore Perry in set the stage for Japan's dramatic leap from the Middle Ages into modernity. In , the last shogun gave way to a 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. Islam Today. The Islamic City. Describes the architecture and important areas of several Islamic cities in various areas of the Moslem world.
Islamic Knowledge. Describes how Islamic knowledge made significant contributions in the fields of astronomy, physics, medicine, and engineering. Ash, M. Two Self-made Multi-Millionairesses. Mary Kay Ash and Lillian Vernon talk about the prices they paid and the rewards they received in making their fortunes. Austin, K. Forsaken Cries. 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.
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. Make Prayers to the Raven. Fairbanks: Kuac. Bagwell, O. Roots of Resistance. 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.
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 , lunch counter sit-ins spread across the South, many organized by the new, energetic Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. In , 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 Presidential campaign, and federal rights versus states' rights became an issue. 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 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 , tension between white resistance and movement activists climaxed in the tragic murder of three young civil rights workers. Baker, G. Strategies for Combating Racism and Promoting Civility. Barker, G. Ghosts of Rwanda Widescreen version ed. Chronicles the Rwandan genocide of , one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century.
Includes interviews with key government officials, diplomats, and eyewitnesses accounts. Barzyk, F. The Western Tradition. 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. Program 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. Discusses Paul of Tarsis, and the spread of Christianity. Focuses on Jewish components in the area and various influences. Covers the four centuries that saw the decline of the Roman empire. These various factors included hydrotropy, disease, and various social and economic situations.
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 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.
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. Concentrates on the 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. 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.
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. 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. Daily life in the Middle Ages was defined by harsh realities of hunger, cold, the Black Plague, and fearful belief in the supernatural.
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. 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. A new humanist culture began to supplant the Middle Ages as kings strengthened their powers with organized state monarchies.
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. Covers the passion for glory, and the impact of exploration on modern thinking. Explores the attitudes of the explorers as they encountered new societies. 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.
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.
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. Program 9. Begins in the 5th century and covers years of Roman history. Explores the rise of the army and the spread of Roman influences throughout the surrounding lands.
Covers the rise of dictatorships in Rome beginning in 1 B. Bateson, M. 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.
Bauman, S. The Women of Summer. Documents an historic moment when feminists, unionists and educators came together to pursue a common social idea. From to , 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. Ravens and Eagles. Vancouver, B. Nika and Vince Collison, Haida repatriation committee members, visit the British Museum in London to open a discussion on repatriating Haida artifacts. Bernstein, H. 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. Institute for Education on Japan. Media Production Group, Earlham College.
Neighborhood 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. Remote Sensing. 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. Performing the Border. Examines socioeconomic problems of the Mexican-American border region, focusing on hardships faced by women in newly urbanized areas.
Bingham, R. The Social Brain. This program shows how human evolution has equipped the species with both cooperative social skills and aggressive instincts. The Nature of Human Nature. 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. Life and Debt Collector's , Letterbox ed. Jamaica became an independent country from Great Britain in 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.
Viagens as Terras De Portugal. Rio de Janeiro: Manchete Video. Bloch, B. Cultural Assessment. Madison, Wisc. Purpose is to increase awareness and understanding of cultural behaviors and how to effectively integrate ethnic considerations into the nursing process.
BNA Communications. Myths Vs. Auora, Col. Bohlen, A. Franklin Lakes, N. 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 's.
Bonacci, M. Sex and Love. 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. The Rise in Campus Racism. Fairfax, Va. A panel moderated by Julian Bond discusses problems of racial prejudice and stereotyping on U. Borden, J. Seasons of a Navajo. Boulware, D. Family Across the Sea. San Francisco, Calif. A delegation of Gullah people travels from the United States to Sierra Leone to trace the roots of their heritage.
Bowler, P. The House. 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 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. Toni Morrison. New York, NY: Cbs. Discusses her life, her works, her career and her thoughts. Breeden, S. Australia's Twilight of the Dreamtime. British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. The Crooked Beak of Heaven. New York: Time-Life Multimedia.
Examines their customs and lifestyle and shows how they perform rituals and manufacture ceremonial objects. The Sweat of the Sun. 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.
The Living Islam. 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.
The Harvest of the Seasons. The lifestyle of the Bakhtiari tribe of central Iran serves as an example of how nomads lived and waged war during the Neolithic age. The Long Childhood. A Firebell in the Night. Discusses the causes and miseries of the Civil War and the racial wounds that still trouble the United States. The First Impact. Presents a record of Alistair Cooke's impressions of the people, places, institutions, and landscapes of America.
The More Abundant Life. 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. It Started with the Greeks.
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.
Medieval Conflict. 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.
Science Revises the Heavens. 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.
Yesterday, Tomorrow, and You. 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. Television Service, R. The Classical Age.
Surveys the accomplishments of the Greek classical age from B. The Greek Beginning. 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.
The Minds of Men. 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.
Tells about the eight women who went on strike in Willmar, Minn. Tells how they formed their own independent union and that even though they lost, they found new strength within themselves.
Cambridge Documentary Films. Pink Triangles. 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. 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. Black Orpheus Home Vision. Story based on the legend of Orpheus and Eurydice set against the colorful background of the carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Case, K. Quartier Mozart. 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. Samoa, Culture in Crisis. Maryknoll, N. 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. It's Elementary. 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.
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