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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 380 works in 723 publications in 2 languages and 18,339 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs  Experimental films  Drama  Educational films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: BL304, 291.13
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Most widely held works about Mystic Fire Video, Inc
 
Most widely held works by Mystic Fire Video, Inc
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

26 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice -- in particular, a mother's sacrifice for her child, and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage -- and stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today's fast-paced, technological world"--Container
Maya Deren : experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

21 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual in transfigured time: In this surreal silent avant garde film Deren weaves together her interest in dance with the exploration of myth and symbol, using movement and gestural play as a metaphor for courtship, sexual union, and fear of rejection, illuminated by concepts drawn from Greek legend
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth : with Bill Moyers by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary of the Voudoun religions of Haiti. Presents rituals performed by the Rada, Petro, and Congo cults, whose devotees commune with cosmic powers through invocations, sacrifices, and possession
The Four Noble Truths by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People possess an innate desire to seek happiness and to overcome suffering. The reason why Buddha emphasized the development of a profound insight into the nature of suffering is because there is an alternative, there is a way out, there is a possiblity of freedom from that suffering
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews Robert Bly about the confusion men feel today about their roles in society and in their inner lives. Alternates between this interview and a workshop in which Robert Bly leads a group of 100 men into a deeper understanding of their own grief
Muslims : an in-depth look at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks closely at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century. Filmed in Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Nigeria and the United States, Muslims explores the influence of culture and politics on religion, and provides a deeper understanding of the political forces at work among Muslims around the world. The program emphasizes Islam's kinship with Christianity and Judaism and looks at diverse interpretations of Islam among the Muslim people
Ulysses by James Joyce( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film portrays a stream-of-consciousness day in the life of Leopold Bloom as his odyssey through the streets of Dublin leads him through trials that parallel his classic prototype, Ulysses, on his epic journey home
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Campbell talks about romantic love, beginning with the 12th century troubadours, and addresses questions about the image of woman -- as goddess, virgin and Mother Earth"--Container
Beyond hate by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the experiences of world figures, gang leaders, and young people trying to cope with violence in their lives, Beyond hate chronicles the impact of hate on its victims, and probes its many dimensions. Moyers listens to those gripped by hatred and those victimized by it. He also focuses on individuals and groups who are working to move beyond hatred to achieve tolerance and acceptance
Painters painting : a candid history of the New York art scene, 1940-1970 by Emile De Antonio( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emile de Antonio cultivó cercana amistad con muchos de los pintores de la ciudad de Nueva York que luego se convirtieron en celebridades. Él los filmó y entrevistó de manera informal en sus estudios privados. Entre los artistas grabados y entrevistados están Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, Jules Olitski, Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Helen Frankenthaler, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, Phillip Pavia, yd Hans Hoffman
Men & women : talking together by Deborah Tannen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two of the most popular and exciting people at the forefront of men's and women's issues, talking to each other about gender and styles. Each brings an informed perspective on how men and women approach each other and conversation itself. Bly and Tannen agree that it is crucial to describe both the differences and similarities, so that men and women can respect each other, and in the process, present a model of how that is done
The Balcony by Jean Genet( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Irma runs a brothel of illusion where ordinary people play out their dreams, while outside a revolution is in progress. The police chief sees the brothel as a rallying point against the revolution, while at the same time the leader of the revolution seeks refuge in the brothel, posing as the police chief
Greek fire( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today"--Publisher's brochure
The empty space( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Brook created the International Centre of Theatre Research in Paris in 1970. In the autumn of 1973, the Centre conducted a five week work period at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, performing and giving demonstrations of exercises, in which members of the audience participated, and exchanged ideas with the New York theatre community. This is a film of one day's work
The seven spiritual laws of success by Deepak Chopra( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chopra discusses seven principles for achieving success in life
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama set in 13th century France revolving around Étienne de Bourbon, a Dominican friar sent by the pope to seek out heretics and a forest woman who performs ancient healing rituals. An historically accurate dramatization of the conflict between ancient customs and religious dogma
Kerouac by John Antonelli( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning with his impoverished Catholic boyhood, through his development as one of the most important modern American authors, to his self-destructive demise at the age of 47, Kerouac's life is examined through rare documentary footage, including television appearances with Steve Allen and William Buckley, interviews with his contemporaries, and dramatized scenes from his life and works
Facing hate( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elie Wiesel helps probe the logic of hatred as expressed in books, religion, history and personal experience. When he was 15, his family perished in the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz. As he has struggled to understand hatred and its role in contemporary world affairs, he has become a prolific writer, a leader in the worldwide cause of human rights, and the winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize
 
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