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Mac and Ava Motion Pictures

Overview
Works: 26 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 340 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Personal narratives  Internet videos  History  War films  Nonfiction films  Television commercials  Educational films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: RC488, 940.5412
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mac and Ava Motion Pictures
Boyhood shadows( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boyhood shadows is the gripping story of young boys who were molested ... the dark secret they carry for the rest of their lives ... and how they cope
John Steinbeck's The chrysanthemums( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film adaptation of a short story by John Steinbeck. An account of a woman's inner struggle to be valued in a male-dominated society. Set in California's Salinas Valley in the 1930s, it uses a farm wife's brief encounter with an itinerant tinker to examine the forces that prevent her from becoming what she is capable of being
Beyond barbed wire : untold stories of American courage( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the personal sacrifices and untold stories of heroism displayed by the Japanese American soldiers of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team and Military Intelligence Service who fought for America while their families were held in internment camps
Three by Steinbeck( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The raid. A young man and an older, experienced labor organizer prepare to hold an organizing rally in an empty store in a small central California town. Although their purpose is not achieved and they are severely beaten, they hold to their ideas despite the establishment's powerful opposition. For the young man it is a rite of passage; for the older man it is an accomplishment of instruction. Based on the short story by John Steinbeck
The roots of California photography : the Monterey legacy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the important photographic heritage of the Monterey region and pays tribute to some of the most important men and women in American photography, masters whose creative and technical visions changed the way the world views photographic art. Photographers included are Ansel Adams, Edward, Brett and Cole Weston, Wynn and Edna Bullock, Morley Baer, Henry Gilpin, John Sexton, Richard Garrod, Al Weber, Sonya Noskowiak, Margrethe Mather, among others
The chrysanthemums : a film production of John Steinbeck's short story by William Merritt Chase( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensitive account of a woman's inner struggle to be valued in a male-dominated society
John Steinbeck's Molly Morgan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film adaptation of a short story by John Steinbeck. An account of a 19 year old girl whose first job gives her the experience of living in a family totally unlike the absentee-father family in which she grew up. There is conflict in her mind between who her father really was and the romantic figure she imagines him to be
Time captured in paintings : the Monterey legacy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the French painter Gaspard Duche de Vancy arrived in 1786, Monterey California has attracted artists from around the world. They captured in their paintings not only the landscape, but the daily struggle of life in Monterey. Through these paintings, we can see what has been preserved and what has been lost
Understanding group psychotherapy by Irvin D Yalom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this training video, Dr. Irvin Yalom demonstrates his Interpersonal Model of group psychotherapy in an inpatient psychiatric setting. This highly structured approach helps to contain rather than escalate client anxiety, and can be adapted to work with a wide range of lower to mid-functioning populations in diverse clinical settings. The group session is presented in three main segments: Orientation, Agenda Formation, and Agenda Filling. Dr. Yalom provides commentary before and after each segment, giving clear step-by-step explanations of the specific interventions and overall structure. You will learn how to harness the power of the here-and-now; help clients give and receive useful feedback; and develop more adaptive interpersonal skills. Intended for students and practitioners in clinical psychology, counseling, social work, and related health professions."--Supplied by the publisher
An interview with Irvin D. Yalom, M.D.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this interview, Dr. Irvin Yalom provides an in-depth discussion of the finer points of group therapy. Yalom outlines the therapeutic factors that are at play in a well-running group, and tackles such issues as selection of group members, dealing with dropouts, and working with a co-leader. He also discusses the early professional influences in his life that inspired his interest in both group work and existential psychotherapy, his research on bereavement, and his concerns for the next generation of psychotherapists. You will learn how to harness the power of the here-and-now; help clients to give and receive useful feedback; and develop more adaptive interpersonal skills. Intended for students and practitioners in clinical psychology, counseling, social work, and related health professions."--Supplied by the publisher
Raid( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man and an older, experienced labor organizer prepare to hold an organizing rally in an empty store in a small central California town. Although their purpose is not achieved and they are severely beaten, they hold to their ideas despite the establishment's powerful opposition. For the young man it is a rite of passage; for the older man it is an accomplishment of instruction. Based on the short story by John Steinbeck
Accidental hero : room 408( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Accidental Hero plunges the viewer into a San Francisco East Bay multi-racial high school classroom where the focus of these teenagers is winning, bringing home a state championship in a little known academic sport called forensics. The art of public speaking and oral interpretation is changing their lives, and Tommie Lindsey, their powerful African-American coach, is proving it. By allowing students to draw on their cultural backgrounds, sometimes pent up pain or anger. Tommie channels emotions positively into spellbinding performances. This robust teacher creates champions and inspires dreams to happen. The audience experiences the process from classroom to state championship."--PBS website
Understanding group psychotherapy featuring Irvin D. Yalom, M.D( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Dr. Yalom working with patients in simulations of group therapy sessions. Includes comments from Yalom on the situations depicted and the techniques used
Understanding group psychotherapy by Irvin D Yalom( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Yalom brings the group from content to process, establishes group norms, establishes a supportive group environment, and builds trust among group members
John Steinbeck's The chrysanthemums : a short story from the long valley( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's, this is the story of Elisa who raises chrysanthemums and yearns for a more meaningful outlet for her strength and latent abilities. Her encounter with an itinerant tinker, at first, brings confidence in herself, but soon that confidence is replaced by overwhelming defeat
Misch Kohn : beyond the tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Footage and interviews with and about artist Misch Kohn that were collected over a sixty-year period
John Steinbeck's The raid( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man and an older, experienced labor organizer prepare to hold an organizing rally in an empty store in a small central California town. The place is raided, and although they are severely beaten, the two men still hold to their ideals despite the establishment's opposition
Fiction to film( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a fascinating and informative look at the mechanics of producing a film
Editing the scene : the making of John Steinbeck's Molly Morgan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Editing the scene covers storyboarding, screen direction, matching action and continuity, editing dialog, and adding sound effects and music. It shows viewers how editing techniques affect the finished production
Inpatients( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Mac + Ava Motion Pictures

Mac and Ava Motion Pictures Productions

Languages
English (30)