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Amram Nowak Associates

Overview
Works: 79 works in 153 publications in 2 languages and 944 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Drama  Fiction  Biography  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 839
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Most widely held works by Amram Nowak Associates
The Cafeteria by Amram Nowak( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story takes place at a cafeteria on the upper west side of Manhattan, where members of the Jewish community meet each day. It centers on the brief encounters between Aaron, an author, and Esther, a factory worker, who are both survivors from the Nazi labor camps of World War II
They came for good. [a history of Jews in the United States] by Amram Nowak( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the first Jews to immigrate to America, their problems gaining acceptance and attempting to assimilate into the new culture, while maintaining their own group identity
They came for good : a history of the Jews in the United States( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of 250 years of Jewish immigration in America. From 1654 to 1820, this film looks at where they settled, how they adapted, survived, and helped shape the United States. Uses letters, diaries, and documents of the time
Isaac in America : a journey with Isaac Bashevis Singer by Isaac Bashevis Singer( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a biography of Nobel Prize winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer as he converses with friends in a popular cafeteria, responds to postlecture questions, and addresses people in his study. Also includes documentary footage from the 1978 Nobel ceremonies, and Judd Hirsch reads excerpts from Singer's stories
John Von Neumann : a documentary( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses rare photographs and films to present a biography of the mathematician John Von Neumann. Includes personal recollections of friends and colleagues as well as detailed descriptions and discussions of his contributions in various fields of science
Isaac Bashevis Singer : Isaac in America( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film of Isaac Beshevis Singer, a nobel prize winning yiddish author, carries us through dramatic scenes from Singer's short story "A day in Coney Island."
The healer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in English and Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American missioner who works among the Aymara Indians of Peru finds God in an unexpected way. A film of the relationship between the priest and an Indian holy man. Ancient rites and customs of the Aymara are contrast with traditional rites of Latin American Catholics
Integrity in scientific research : five video vignettes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) The videos dramatize realistic situations that raise ethical issues in research, but leave the participants' dilemmas unresolved, making them ideal for stimulating discussion. The dramas highlight "gray areas" of research where reasonable people can differ over what constitutes the proper course of action. Viewers are challenged to define ethical problems, to identify options for responding to those problems, and to assess those options in light of their own experience and that of others engaged in the discussion
Pits, peaks and passes : a lecture on critical point theory by Marston Morse( Visual )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Part 1, Professor Marston Morse, using as examples island peaks, pits and passes, analyzes the critical points of a function defined on an orientable two-dimensional manifold. Part 2 turns to higher dimensions, to functions on the 3-sphere and applications
Triggering positive health choices( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to help young adolescents explore their feelings about six different interpersonal relationships in which they might find themselves
Building the Brookhaven house( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the basic principles of passive solar energy through animation. Follows the construction of Brookhaven House, which employes energy conserving architecture, and gives examples of other solar homes
Alcohol, the unlabeled drug( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the concept of alcohol as a drug, introduces facts about its use in social situations, its effects on the body, and the disease of alcoholism
Israel and the Palestinians : the continuing conflict by Amram Nowak( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of Jewish-Arab relations in the Middle East, the position of the PLO, the responsibility of Arab nations for perpetuating the Palestinian refugee problem, and the double standard by which the rest of the world judges the Israelis and the Palestinians
Courant in Gottingen and New York( Visual )

2 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film biography of Richard Courant
A day with Timmy Page( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timmy Page is a remarkable little boy. Intelligent, energetic and articulate, he is only 12 years old and has already made some 20 short films in which his school friends act as the cast. This film documents Timmy's film-making activities. It includes interviews in which he comments on his work, the acting of his friends and various aspects of the cinema in general, as well as scenes of him at work on a film and sequences from some of his 8mm. productions
Sons of Bwiregi( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the efforts of a Maryknoll missioner, Father Ed Hayes, to aid Tanzanian people, torn between old customs and the modern world, to build a future based on their cultural past. When one member of the tribe wants to remarry after the death of his wife, Father Hayes is given the opportunity to show the people that some traditions must change
De campamento( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the struggles of a group of slum dwellers in Chile to educate themselves, to build houses, schools, and roads, and to develop a new consciousness of their role in Chile and in their society
Everything you always wanted to know about how to stop smokers--but were afraid to try( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with nonsmokers, filled with humor and imagination
Emphysema, the facts( Visual )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how C.O.P.D, or emphysema, interferes with normal lung function and outlines treatment for its control
Teenage years : teenage wasteland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drugs and alcohol are not just the dangers of today's youth. So parents of the 1950s and educators came together to make a series of educational films urging teenagers to stay away from demon rum and wacky weed!
 
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Integrity in scientific research : five video vignettes
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