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Landmark Films

Overview
Works: 1,273 works in 1,723 publications in 1 language and 11,292 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Folklore  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: LD4191.O72, 940.544
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Most widely held works by Landmark Films
Nightfighters ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 332nd Fighter Group has a unique place in the annals of WWII air force fighter groups. The group was completely Black. It confounded the expectations and prejudices held by white Americans in the 1930's and 1940's. The group excelled as pilots and became a crack unit, accomplishing goals others couldn't
Shiites, followers of Ali ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the beliefs and depicts the activities of a minority among the Muslim groups, the Shiites, in Iran, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen. Contrasts their beliefs with those of the more numerous Sunnis. The first dissidence within Islam, Shiism had been opposed to the authority of the Sunni caliphs and more generally to power of any kind"--Container
A decisive moment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The World, a television history ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the gradual transformation of man the hunter and fisher into the farmer. Tells how the process of selecting, breeding, domesticating, and cultivating certain species of plants and animals provided the basis for the spectacular growth in human population which followed
Kent State the day the war came home ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the reasons for the attack on anti-Vietnam-war student demonstrators on the Kent State University campus on May 4, 1970 by National Guardsmen. Shows the build-up of the protest against the Vietnam War, and follows the stories of the four students who were killed at Kent State. Includes interviews with people who witnessed the events including a wounded student-activist, a now paralyzed student, three former National Guardsman, and a sociology professor
Dervishes, lovers of God ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the Dervishes and the dance they have created called the Sama. Tells how these Muslim monks seek complete union with God as they transfix their bodies to reach mystic ecstacy
Search for destiny ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Middle East region at the beginning of the twentieth century was dominated by the Ottoman Empire. World War I and the demise of the Ottoman Empire brought huge changes to the region. This segment outlines some of those changes and the consequences
Peace and conflict resolution ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the sources of many post-WWII conflicts and looks at the endeavors being made to resolve them
Africa before the Europeans, 100-1500 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the civilizations and empires of Africa before the arrival of the Europeans. Tells how the Bantu people left their homeland in the Cameroons and displaced the people in the south
Monuments to man ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers the absorbing history of concrete from its discovery, its disappearance for 15 centuries and its re-emergence to become the most obliging and most effective of all building materials
Foodessence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our diets, from one culture to the next, say a lot about who we are. Beliefs vary on what is good to eat and what is bad. Some are personal preferences, while most are culturally determined. Our food myths and taboos are powerful, persistent and ever-changing
Nestorians and Syrians, primitive Christian churches ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the Nestorian and Syrian Christian churches. Beginning in Mesopotamia and Persia these churches later spread as far as India and even China. Shows how these churches, cut off from the West, developed in seclusion and today seem to be the living testimony of an archaic Christianity
Glories of Islamic art ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Explores the connection of the religion of Islam with its art and architecture, revealing how artistic giants such as Siniam were led by Islamic movement to craft a glorious aesthetic heritage. Their faith is reflected in the related but distinct achievements throughout the centuries"--Container
The World, a television history ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the birth of Islam in Arabia and tells how it grew into one of the world's greatest empires. Explains how the flame of civilization was kept alive in the Near East while western Europe entered the Dark Ages
The Americas before the Europeans, 300-1500 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This tape examines the early civilizations in Central and South America, premarily the Maya, Aztecs, and Incas. It describes the art, architecture, and intellectual achievements of these people as well as their down fall to the Spanish Conquistadors
China and Japan, 1279-1600 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates how the Mongol warrior Kublai Khan brought the whole of China under foreign rule for the first time and tells how the Ming built the Great Wall. Describes Japan under the Kamakura and Ashikage shogunates and covers the influence of Zen Buddhism in the culture of the period
How we feel Hispanic students speak out ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of successful high school students from Spanish speaking backgrounds reflect upon their schooling experiences and suggest ways to improve schools for Hispanic and other minority students
Walks with an architect ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill conducts a tour of his native Barcelona, including the unusual Church of the Sagrada Familia
Shadow on the cross by Malcolm Feuerstein ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary on Jewish-Christian relations, as seen by Christians, across a 2000 year period. Christian religious figures and scholars of various denominations discuss Christian anti-semitism, the ambivalent role of the Church during the Nazi period, and the tentative reconciliation in the post-Holocaust era. Program challenges the Church to acknowledge responsibility for 2000 years of anti-semitic preaching and teaching
1945 the year that changed the world ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the last year of World War II, Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin each sought to impose his conception of the post-war world on the others. The US wanted to convert the world to its blend of democracy and capitalism; Britain sought to re-impose the pre-war colonial system and stem the tide of communism; the USSR sought to create as wide a zone of protection and dominion as possible. This series documents the actions and attitudes, the deceptions and double-dealings as the leaders struggled for control, setting the stage for the Cold War that followed
 
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Languages
English (73)