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Levine, Hank 1965-

Works: 7 works in 37 publications in 6 languages and 1,897 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Exhibition catalogs  Nonfiction films  Crime films  Short films  Interviews  History  Educational films 
Roles: Producer, pmn
Classifications: PN1997.C586, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Hank Levine
Waste land by Lucy Walker( Visual )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brooklyn based artist Vik Muniz grew up poor in Brazil. This film follows him as he returns to Rio de Janeiro, specifically to Jardim Gramacho, or "Garbage Garden." The world's largest landfill, it receives 7,000 tons daily, an astonishing 70% of all Rio's garbage. "We are not pickers of garbage; we are pickers of recyclable materials," says Tião, a catadore, or trash picker who thinks of himself and his fellows as environmentalists. The pickers have a union, which has built a recycling center, medical clinic, day care and skills-training centers, and community lending library of discarded books for their members. Muniz photographs a number of the pickers, reworks the photographs with garbage, and auctions several in London. Believing in the transformative power of art, Muniz donates the proceeds to the pickers who posed, in recognition of their lives, in honor of the dignity of their work
War zone by Maggie Hadleigh-West( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting out to make a film on the subject of "street abuse," in urban environments, Maggie Hadleigh-West hit upon the idea of toting around a handheld video camera and turning it on the men who whistle, jeer, and otherwise accost her. Hadleigh-West accosts right back, and very few of the men have the grace to look abashed, much less apologize. Indeed, the results vary widely: inarticulate jabbering, half-hearted explanations, and naked aggression, including and a few smacks at the lens. There are interviews with other women on their own street-abuse experiences, all of whom make their cases eloquently
Praia do Futuro = Futuro Beach( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Portuguese and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part gay romance, part inquisitive self-journey, a stunning examination of lives lost and found. Donato works as a lifeguard at the spectacular but treacherous Praia do Futuro beach in Brazil; Konrad is an ex-military thrill-seeker from Germany vacationing with a friend. After Donato saves Konrad from drowning, but fails to save his other friend, initial sexual sparks give way to a deeper, emotional connection
Ginga : el alma del Futbol Brasileño( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Spanish and Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El secreto de Brasil para dominar el fútbol en el escenario mundial es que los jugadores brasileñospractican el "Ginga", una cualidad física inherente a la juventud del Brasil que les permite dominar el balón, pasar y anotar como si el rival fuera inexistente. El Ginga les permite soñar alto, una manera de no tomar la vida demasiado en serio, una lucha contra las dificultades con el uso adecuado de los pies, talones y caderas. Durante los últimos 505 años, los brasileños han puesto en práctica el "Ginga" en su vida. Nuestra película "Ginga" cuenta las historias increíbles de varios brasileños, de diferentes orígenes sociales, todos, ellos comparten su pasión por el fútbol y la capacidad del ginga. Todos tienen una historia dramática de peso para contar, con cada de allas retrata a Brasil como una cultura amor a la música y el fútbol"--container
Ginga the soul of Brasilian football( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brazil's great secret for dominating world football is hardly a secret at all. Brazilian football players have 'ginga' - a fluid style of movement that raises ball skills to an art form. this documentary goes all over the country, following the development of young football players
Cidade dos Homens by Paulo Morelli( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the film "City of God". "Taking place in a notorious Rio slum, and filmed on location using local actors ... City of Men follows the adventures of two teenage boys ... as they struggle to grow up surrounded by poverty and the lucrative temptations offered by the drug trade" (container)
Cidade de Deus City of God by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio de Janeiro's "City of God" is the world's most notorious slum - a place where police rarely go, and residents are lucky if they live to 20. This is the true story of a young man who grew up in the area and who has the ambition of becoming a photographer
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.24 for Waste land ... to 0.75 for Ginga the ...)

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